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In this modern world it’s easy to get swept away by our busy and complicated lives. Whether it be travelling to and from our many scheduled activities, caring for our loved ones, or being plugged in to one of our many devices, our minds are constantly running. Taking the time to stop, breathe, and realize the beauty in everything around us is something everyone can benefit from.

One of the most common things we hear from people when they first walk into our temple is the sudden feeling of calm that comes over them. Our temple is specially designed to do just that…to make you feel peace. […]

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  • Toronto Buddhist Church

    Toronto Buddhist Church

    located at Allen Rd. and Sheppard Ave., just east of the Sheppard West subway station.
  • Toronto Buddhist Church Hondo

    Toronto Buddhist Church Hondo

    Join us every Sunday morning at 11:00 am for morning service
  • Kids Sangha Program

    Kids Sangha Program

    We gather every first and third Sunday at 10:30 am.
  • TBC members

    TBC members

    enjoying a train ride at Camp Green Acres.
  • A place to meet...

    A place to meet...

    New friends, learn more about Buddhism and have fun.
  • Family members

    Family members

    Enjoying time together at the Temple.
  • Special TBC Members

    Special TBC Members

    Long time members and active volunteers at the Temple.
  • Members of the Youth Group

    Members of the Youth Group

    Enjoying an evening celebration at the Temple.

New Here

I’m New

New to Toronto Buddhist Church?  Welcome.  We are a Jodo Shinshu Temple and would love to meet you.  Here’s some helpful information about us.

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View Calendar

View Calendar

Visit our Calendar page to find out about the exciting events we have planned for the month.  We offer activities and workshops for everyone.

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Dharma Talk / Guiding Light

Guiding Light

Keep up to date on Temple activities by reading our monthly newsletter.

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Make a Donation

Make a Donation

Donations are tremendously
appreciated and accepted through our on-line website.  Find out more information here.

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January 18, 2018
  • January 18, 2018

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


January 20, 2018
  • January 20, 2018

    Vegetarian Pot Luck dinner

    5:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church, Social Hall


  • January 20, 2018

    Hoonko Evening service

    6:30 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church, Hondo



Time to Renew Membership

January 10, 2018

Happy New Year to everyone! 2018 has arrived, and that means it is time to renew your membership, or apply to become a member if Read More

New Year’s Social Coming Soon

January 06, 2018

Please note the date for this year's New Year's Social will be Sunday, January 28, 2018 following the morning Read More

Ho-Onko Weekend Coming Soon

January 06, 2018

January 20 & 21st, 2018 Ho-Onko or Founder’s Memorial is one of the most important occasions observed in the Jodo Read More

Special Events

Annual General Meeting

The Board of Directors of Toronto Buddhist Church wishes to notify all members of the Annual General Meeting of Members which will be held on Sunday, January 21st, 2018 at 1:00pm following the morning service and a light lunch at the Temple Social hall. All members are cordially invited to attend and vote on the […]

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Vegetarian Potluck Dinner

As part of our Ho-Onko celebration weekend, on Saturday January 20th we have a vegetarian potluck dinner in which everyone brings a vegetarian dish to share. Please come for 4:30pm so we have time to set up your contribution for dinner at 5:00pm, followed by a special Ho-Onko Eve Service at 6:30pm and a celebratory […]

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Whether you are new to TBC or returning after a period of time, we are always happy to see you!  Come visit us on Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. for service.

TBC Dharma Talk – Nirvana Day Service

Don’t miss out, listen here for an informative Dharma talk by Rev. Grant Ikuta!