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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 Downsview subway.
  • 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 29, 2017
  • June 29, 2017

    Meditation and Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


July 8, 2017
  • July 8, 2017

    Cemetery Visitations

    9:00 am | Please See Locations and Times under 'Special Events'


  • July 8, 2017

    Obon 2017

    7:00 pm | Japanese Cultural Centre



JSBTC Annual General Meeting 2017

June 08, 2017

This year, Toronto Buddhist Church was the host to all Women’s Federation and Temple Delegates from across the Read More

Infant Presentation – May 21st 2017

June 08, 2017

We were pleased to welcome to our temple sangha community five infants and toddlers on Sunday May 21st, 2017 during the Read More

The Living Dharma Centre Virtual Book Club

June 07, 2017

Our current selection is "Man's Search for Meaning" by Viktor Frankl. This little book which was published in 1959 Read More

Special Events

Obon 2017

SATURDAY JULY 8TH & SUNDAY JULY 9TH 2017 The Obon Committee and the Religious Committee have worked together to prepare the 2017 Obon programme, this year being held on the 8th and 9th of July. We try hard to bring a large measure of respect to this very important date in the Buddhist calendar. Let […]

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A Day of Mindful Meditation with Ray Nakano

SATURDAY, JULY 22ND 2017 10:00 AM TO 3:00 PM All are welcome to join us for a day of Mindful Meditation…no experience is necessary. Here is an outline of what the day will look like: Silent Sitting Meditation Walking Meditation (if weather permits we may go outside to the park behind the temple) Guided Sitting […]

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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!