Posts Categorized: Local

Gyoza Making Fundraiser

The Temple is organizing a fundraising event on Saturday, June 10th from 9:00 am to noon creating delicious handmade gyoza which will then be frozen and sold in bags of a dozen.  We would like to ask for volunteers to help make these gyoza and

Keirokai – Senior Appreciation Day

On Sunday, May 28, please join us to celebrate Keirokai, Senior Appreciation Day following the Gotanye/Shinran Shonin birth service. Keirokai is a yearly event honoring our dedicated senior members.  After service there will be a lunch to give us an opportunity to show our appreciation.

Half Day Meditation Retreat

The Calgary Buddhist Temple will be holding a Half Day Meditation Retreat on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The retreat will be limited to 20 people. Retreat to include: Meditation – sitting, walking, and guided body scan Loving-Kindness (Metta) meditation Naikan

Futomaki Workshop

Come join the Sangha at the Temple on Saturday, May 27th at 2pm for a demonstration on how to make Futomaki which is a rolled sushi characterized by its large size and filled with a number of different ingredients. You’ll learn about the types of


The Calgary Buddhist Temple will be holding the annual Hanamatsuri Service on Sunday, April 16 – Hanamatsuri is in recognition of the birth of Siddhartha Gautama (The Buddha). The service starts at 10:00 am with lunch to follow. Everyone is welcome to join in the

Sunday Services – In-Person & Online

inside temple pic We are pleased to be able to provide a hybrid service with in-person and online live-streaming available. Both start at 10:00am (MST) with EVERYONE welcome however, please do NOT attend in-person if you are experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms.  ONLINE live-streaming is from our Facebook group


Dana - giving without thought of receiving something in return On Sunday, Mar 26, this is the special day held annually when all donations made on this particular day will go to the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC) Women’s Federation (WF) Dana Day. These donations are consolidated with Temples across Canada and are

Spring Ikebana Class

April 23, May 7, 28, June 11 & 25 from 1:30-4:30pm – 5 Sunday classes held at the Temple.  The classes are a series and the cost is $225 total including material and instruction for Temple members or $250 for non-members.  No refunds for missed