Yearly Archives: 2022

Dogs and Frogs

Balance The Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement is proud to host this intriguing online presentation by retired Sensei James Martin on Sunday, Oct 23rd at 1pm mountain time. Our current lifestyle provides us with one of the highest standards of living with few exceptions. We enjoy

Fundraising – Mein Making Sept 2022

Thank you for your continued effort and support for the Calgary Buddhist Temple. We are making Mein (noodles)! These will be sold for those who make chow mein at home, and also will use them at our Annual Chow Mein and Ribs dinner coming up at the end of October. 

Taiko Drumming Workshop

Drum The Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement is honored that the renowned group, Midnight Taiko Kai, has agreed to hold a workshop for us on Saturday, Oct 8 from 1:00-3:00pm at the Temple. Come and meet members of Midnight Taiko, gain an overview of the

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

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

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

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

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

Obon & Cemetery Visits

Obon (お盆) or just Bon (盆) is a special time to honor and remember one’s ancestors including visiting their gravesites during the Obon season.  The following is the Calgary Buddhist Temple schedule:  Saturday, July 16: Mountain View Cemetery – 9:00 am Strathmore Cemetery – 10:30