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Enjoy the DECEMBER 2021 edition of the NENJU, the newsletter of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC).

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Sunday Services – In-Person & Online

SUMMER BREAK from Aug 8 to Sep 3 We are pleased to be able to provide a hybrid service with in-person and online live-streaming. When attending in-person please be aware of the following: Face masks would be appreciated. We will have face masks available, if
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Ojuzu making

On Monday, July 25, a group of us got together at the Temple to make ojuzus and reconnect. This was our first in-person engagement since the start of the pandemic, and it felt novel and wonderfully familiar at the same time. We even had tea
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Mindful Meditation Workshop

Join the Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement for this online mindful workshop on Sept 11th which will be led by Ray Nakano.  This workshop will introduce participants to the mindfulness practice of Thich Nhat Hanh.  In this typical mindfulness meditation session, the program will start with
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Volunteer Opportunities

“All Things Japanese” – volunteer to help staff our sales table at the Calgary Japanese Festival Omatsuri on Saturday, Aug 13.  See sign up for more details. Temple Library – On Sunday, Sept 18, Masaye and Belle will be organizing our temple library.  Looking
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Fall Ikebana Class

September 11 & 25; October 16 & 30; and November 13 Classes will be held on Sunday afternoons at the Calgary Buddhist Temple from 1:30pm – 4:00pm The 5 classes are a series and the cost is $225 total including flower material and instruction for
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Team Oneness!

Despite rain in the forecast, the sun shone kindly on Sunday, June 12th so the Calgary Buddhist Temple team was able to come together in-person rather than virtually. They completed a 5K walk/roll in support of women’s mental health programs at Calgary Health Foundation by
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Important Dates


There is a 30 minute seated meditation held BEFORE each Sunday service at the temple from 9:00 to 9:30am.

Sunday Services start at 10:00am are held in-person as well as online. Online on the Temple's Facebook Group.

SUMMER BREAK - NO meditation or services (in-person or online) from Aug 8 to Sep 3, and will resume again on Sep 4th.


Attend one of the engaging virtual/online workshops hosted for the Sangha or community!


Saturday, July 16, 2022

  • Mountain View Cemetery 9:00 am
  • Strathmore Cemetery 10:30 am
  • Temple Columbarium/Nokotsudo 2:00 pm

Sunday, July 24, 2022

  • Eden Brook Cemetery 11:00 am
  • Queens Park Cemetery 1:00 pm
  • Temple Obon Service 3:00 pm