Hello, on August 28 – Obon – the schedule for cemetery visits will be as follows
o Strathmore – 9:00 am
o Mountain View – 9:45 am
o Burnsland – 10:30 am
o Eden Brook – 11:00 am
o Queens – 1:00 pm
Please note that the Temple is CLOSED for a few weeks in August!
No Sunday Services on August 14th and 21st. and no Thursday Services during that time.
Then one of our largest Services if the year – OBON, with guest speaker Rev Christina
Obon is a Buddhist observance that was originally observed in Mahayana Buddhist countries, including China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam.
Obon season is a time to express our gratitude to loved ones who have passed on before us. Without them, we would not be who we
The Calgary Buddhist Temple will host a special Dharma talk Saturday July 16 at 10:30 am.
Please mark it on your calendar and join us for this special opportunity to hear and see the Dharma in a new light.
Reverend Shigenori Makino from
“ASK NOT WHAT THE TEMPLE CAN DO FOR YOU…” Rev. Dean Koyama
Recently I had a conversation that centered on the issue of “Why should I join the temple and become a member. This person pointed out that they could take advantage of our Dharma
Just a reminder that our temple will be hosting a special joint Vesak service this Saturday, May 15 beginning at 2:00 pm.
Vesak is a celebration of the Buddha’s birth, awakening and death that some of the schools combine in one single service
Each year we have a special Service to honour our Seniors, the pioneers who started and continue to support our Temple, the Temples of Canada, Jodo Shinshu worldwide, and Buddhism.
It is called Keirokai and this year will take place on Sunday, May 29th.
You are invited to attend and learn basic Buddhist meditation practices through May and early June.
No experience needed. Some discussion, some practicing, easy to learn.
Based on the Buddha’s teaching of the Full Awareness of Breathing.
Cost is free, dress is respectful casual.