Yearly Archives: 2024

Obon & Bon Odori (practice with us!)

The Calgary Obon Service will be held at the Temple on Sunday, July 28 at 3:00pm. Obon is dedicated to remembering and honoring those who have passed before us. Cemetery and columbarium schedule is: Saturday, July 27 – Mountain View 9:00am; Strathmore 10:30am; Nokotsudo/Columbarium 12:15pm

CANCELLED – Family Picnic – June 16

June 16 @ 11:00am – Due to weather conditions, the Family Picnic scheduled for today has been cancelled.  Sorry for any inconvenience but please enjoy the day! ============== Singles, couples, and families (all ages) are welcome to attend the Calgary Buddhist Temple’s Annual Family Picnic

Temple Garage Sale

Temple garage sale is coming up on Saturday June 22 and we have 3 asks: We are asking for sale items for the event. If you have donations contact Mickey ( to make drop-off arrangements. Please refer to the poster for more details.

Gyoza Making – Fundraiser

We are looking for volunteers for our first fundraising event of the year. Date & Time: May 11, 2024, 8:30-12:30pm Location: Calgary Buddhist Temple Please keep in mind that this is a working event and not a cooking class. ‘Ginsu’ knife skills and having the

Mental Health and Self-Compassion

Sunday, May 26, 2024 from 2pm-3:30pm Join the Sangha as we gather in the Temple lower level to learn about Mental Health and Self-Compassion. A lack of compassion for the self can play a role in mental health conditions. Many people find it difficult to

JC Survivors Health & Wellness

There is a Japanese Canadian Health & Wellness Application Support and ID Eligibility Verification scheduled at the Temple for Sunday, May 19 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Please book by emailing for a time between 1-3:00pm.  Refer to poster for additional details.

Gotan-e Service & Keirokai

Join us on Sunday, May 19 for the Gotan-e Service, which recognizes Shinran Shonin’s birth, as well as it is also our Senior Appreciation Day also referred to as Keirokai.  There will be a special lunch and recognition of these valued members.

Hanamatsuri – Sunday, April 7

According to our tradition, the historical Buddha, Sakyamuni, was born in Lumbini Garden in Nepal on April 8, 566 B.C. He was born the son of King Suddohana and Queen Maya. There are many flowery descriptions of the scene at his birth, including celestial birds

2024 Annual General Meeting

Our annual general meeting will be held on April 14, 2024 shortly after service (11:15 -11:30AM). We will go over the temple finances, talk about events/highlight of the past year, discuss and voteon key issues and elect a new board of directors. We expect it