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“Gratitude for the Jodo Shinshu Teaching”

We have recently received the Gomonshu sama’s latest message sent from the Hongwanji International Department.  Please follow this link to read his message on “Gratitude for the Jodo Shinshu Teaching” which begins “This year we will once again have the opportunity to observe the Commemorative Service

Discover Reiki

Join the Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement on Sunday, October 17 at 1pm mountain time for this online 90 minute Discover Reiki session with Candice Macpherson.  Candice is a Holistic Healer and Wellness Expert specializing in Reiki, Laughter Yoga and Spiritual Connections. She is a

“Reopening Our Hearts”

Vancouver Buddhist Temple is hosting a virtual BC Jodo Shinshu Buddhist convention on Zoom on Saturday, September 18th at 10-11:30AM (PT). They are extending the invitation to join the lecture with temples outside of British Columbia.   “Reopening Our Hearts: Living with Peace of Mind

Ring Your Bell for Peace Day

Ring your bell for the International Day of Peace, from your temple, church, school, or favorite place and join with hundreds of others by Zoom around the world.      Tuesday, September 21, 2021.     Pre-celebration at 8:30 a.m.     Bell ringing at 9:01 a.m.

Jodo Shinshu International Office

Event invitation to share:  Hello, We would like to announce an upcoming online event that JSIO will be holding.  Event: Faith and Science: Awakening Compassion for the FutureDate: Saturday, October 30, 2021Time: 11am – 1pm (PST) on ZoomRegistration: free, link in QR code Description: Dr.

Chanting Recorded

As many temples across Canada may be holding a virtual Obon Service this year, an amazing joint chanting video was created of the Ministers of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC) which of course, includes our very own Gubenco Sensei.  You’ll find the

Joint Celebration in Japan

Shinran Shonin The 850th Anniversary of Shinran Shonin’s Birth and 800th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Jodo Shinshu Teaching Early notification of the 2023 joint celebration of the 850th anniversary of Shinran Shonin’s birth and the 800th anniversary of the establishment of the Jodo Shinshu teaching

2021 Obon Schedule

Obon is a time to express our gratitude to loved ones who have passed on before us. Without them, we would not be who we are today, due to the basic tenet of interdependence. We would not be where we are and we would not

RE-OPENING to In-person Attendance – Sunday, Aug 15

To all Temple friends and members: We are pleased to announce the re-opening of our Temple doors to in-person attendance on Sunday, August 15. As the Alberta government has lifted restrictions on indoor gatherings, we wanted to inform you of how in-person services will proceed,

It’s All in Your Gut!

Thursday, September 16th, 2021 at 7pm MDT Hippocrates, the ancient Greek doctor known as the father of medicine, is claimed to have said: All disease begins in the gut”. In our modern world, many health practitioners now believe that a healthy gut is critical to