Posts Categorized: Local

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

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

Study Sessions Begin

Beginning in April, please join us on Saturday, April 9th and 30th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, for a 90 minute session: 20 minute Meditation 10 minute Chanting 55 minutes for Buddhist discussion We will start with a discussion on the book “The Heart

Casino Volunteers

Tuesday June 14 and Wednesday June 15, 2022 Cash Casino 4040 Blackfoot Trail SE It has been 2 and a half years since our last casino and the AGLC has assigned our casino dates as noted above. It feels almost reckless to try to organize

Sunday Services – In-Person & Online

We are pleased to be able to provide a hybrid service with in-person and online live-streaming available. When attending in-person please be aware of the following: Face masks would be appreciated. We will have face masks available, if needed Maintain social distancing between cohorts Please