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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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November 22, 2018
  • November 22, 2018

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


November 29, 2018
  • November 29, 2018

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


December 2, 2018
  • December 2, 2018

    Kids Sangha Program

    10:30 am | Toronto Buddhist Church



Ontario Volunteer Service Awards

November 18, 2018

Congratulations and Thank you! On Sunday, October 21, we celebrated and thanked our 2018 Ontario Volunteer Service Award Read More

Pancake Day A.K.A. Life after Bazaar

November 15, 2018

Many of you reading this are volunteers. And I know what many of you are thinking...is there life after the Bazaar? For Read More

Kids Sangha Program changed to Oct. 28, 2018

October 19, 2018

Our regular scheduled Kids Sangha program has been changed from Sunday Oct. 21st to Oct. 28th, 2018. In order to hold our Read More

Special Events

Year End Bell Ringing at TBC – Dec. 31st at 11:30 pm.

In Japan, it is a Buddhist tradition to ring the temple bell 108 times at or around midnight on New Year’s Eve. Why 108 times? The 108 represent the number of blind passions that we humans suffer from which prevent us from realizing the joy of the Buddha Dharma and enlightenment. Mathematically this is from: […]

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LDC’s Virtual Book Club – Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto

After a hot summer that was shared by many of us across the country, the Living Dharma Centre is ready to invite everyone to another wonderful book for the Virtual Book Club starting mid September. We introduce our next title: Forgiveness: A Gift from My Grandparents by Mark Sakamoto This is a beautiful and well […]

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