Posts Categorized: Teachings

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

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

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

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

Jodo Shinshu Basics with Sensei Robert

Thursday, April 8th, 2021 at 7pm MST Our own Calgary resident minister, Sensei Robert Gubenco, will be leading this informative workshop and speaking about some of the basics of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.  This will be a great workshop for those who maybe new to the

Resolving Life’s Problems through Buddhism

The Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement was truly honored to have Rev. Marvin Harada, the Bishop of the Buddhist Churches of America, share the Dharma with us on Sunday, Feb 7 at 2pm MST. Buddhism enables us to resolve any of life’s problems that we might

Kaikyoshi Ordination

The Calgary Buddhist Temple would like to congratulate Sensei Robert Gubenco on his achievement of being appointed by the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Buddhist organization as a Kaikyoshi minister to Canada on December 01, 2019 AND assignment to the Calgary Buddhist Temple. The certificate of achievement

2020 Obon Schedule

Based on the level of government restrictions, our Obon Schedule is subject to change but let’s stay positive and continue to be safe!  Obon is a time to express our gratitude to loved ones who have passed on before us. Without them, we would not