Posts Categorized: Jodo Shinshu Worldwide

2024 YBICSE to Japan

There will be a 2024 Youth Buddhist International Cultural Study Exchange or YBICSE tour to Japan this summer and participation is limited to five (5) Canadians between the ages of 15-25 years old.  If you are interested or if someone you know is interested, please

Bishop’s Statement regarding Maui

Bishop Aoki The Bishop of Canada, Rev. Aoki, has provided a statement in response to the devastation that followed the fires in Maui, Hawaii. The statement also provides information on how to personally send money that will be used to assist the Lahaina Sangha recover and rebuild. (Aug

Japan Tour 2023

Who’s interested in going to Japan in 2023 to attend two momentous occasions?  Join members of the Calgary Buddhist Temple along with our Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC) sangha in attending Shinran Shonin 850th Birth Anniversary and the 17th World Buddhist Women’s Convention

“Gratitude for the Jodo Shinshu Teaching”

Gomonshu Ohtani 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

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.

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

Hanamatsuri – April 8th

The “Flower Festival” is commemorated on this day to celebrate the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became enlightened as Shakyamuni Buddha. The “hanamido” a miniature floral altar of bright flowers, provides the scene of the beautiful Lumbini Garden. The statue of the baby Buddha,