Posts Categorized: Teachings

Give the Gift of Joy

Donations The holidays and the winter can be a challenging time of year for many. The Temple is proudly holding two initiatives for those less fortunate that we hope everyone will support.  “Make a difference one toy at a time” and “Warm Pieces for Peace”. Please

Obon Weekend

Obon is a special time to show appreciation to all the people who passed before us whom we would not be here without.  You can join services at the temple either in-person or online on Facebook live. Saturday, July 22nd – Cemetery Services (Mountain

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

JSBTC WF Dana Day

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

Buddhism 101 Workshop (in-person or online)

Interested in Buddhism and how it can be a part of your daily life? This workshop has also been referred to as Introduction to Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, and is 5 sessions in duration on Thursday evenings from Feb 9 to Mar 9 from 7-8:00pm –

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 Session

Dear Dharma Friends, I hope this finds you well and healthy. The sessions on Saturday, June 11th will begin at 10:30 am and will end at 12:00 pm 10:30 – 20 minute meditation 10:50 – 10 minute chanting 11:00 – Study session 11:55 – End