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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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December 8, 2019
  • December 8, 2019

    Regular Service

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


December 12, 2019
  • December 12, 2019

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


December 15, 2019
  • December 15, 2019

    Jodoye Bodhi Day Service

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo



JSBTC Day – Sunday Nov. 3, 2019

October 26, 2019

Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC) Day is a special memorial service traditionally held in either October or Read More

Camp Lumbini 2019

October 26, 2019

We always want kids to remember us, remember what they learned and remember that camp will always welcome them with open Read More

Donate Japanese Items

August 28, 2019

NEW, USED OR VINTAGE JAPANESE ITEMS Do you have your parents’, grandparents' or gifts of Japanese wares, ikebana Read More

Special Events

Pancake Day 2019

It’s that time of year again…Sunday December 1st is Pancake Day! We will be serving a delicious selection of pancakes and sides. Our menu: pancakes, peameal bacon, sausage, fresh fruit, coffee and juice. Vegan options available. Tickets are $8.00. No charge for Kids Sangha. Tickets will be sold in the lobby prior to service or […]

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Year End and New Year’s Services

Important notification about our Year End and New Year’s Services: Service is cancelled on Sunday December 29th, 2019. Bell Ringing Service Tuesday December 31, 2019 at 11:30 pm at the Toronto Buddhist Church, in the worship hall (hondo). Please come to our Bell Ringing Service to help strike our temple bell (Kansho) 108 times. We welcome […]

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