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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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June 16, 2019
  • June 16, 2019

    Regular Service

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


June 20, 2019
  • June 20, 2019

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


June 23, 2019
  • June 23, 2019

    Regular Service

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo



Eshinni Day, April 14th 2019

May 27, 2019

A wonderful service chaired by Fred Kotani and an informative Dharma Talk by Joanne Yuasa Read More

Obon Odori 2019

May 26, 2019

As we await the arrival of spring after a cold, snowy winter, we can look forward to the start of Obon odori practices at the Read More

Food & Bento Sale

March 11, 2019

Come out on Sunday April 7, 2019 and purchase delicious bento and baked goods! Our bento sale will take place after Sunday Read More

Special Events

Obon Odori 2019

After a winter that lasted far too long, it appears that spring has finally arrived and Obon odori practices have begun at the TBC. Come out and learn dances to both traditional and modern Japanese songs. Beginners are welcome as step-by-step instructions are given, and veterans will recognise dances from years past. Practices will be […]

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Annual TBC Picnic

We are happy to invite you to the annual TBC picnic on June 9th, 2019 at Camp Green Acres. It is located at 11124 Kennedy Rd, Markham (between Elgin Mills and 19th Ave). Admission is the following: $5 per person (12 and under free). The camp has large acreage and numerous facilities. Among the amenities […]

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