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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 19, 2017
  • November 19, 2017

    Eitaikyo Service (Perpetual Memorial)

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


November 23, 2017
  • November 23, 2017

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


November 26, 2017
  • November 26, 2017

    Regular Sunday Service

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Temple - Hondo



Important Notice Bell Ringing

November 15, 2017

Year End Bell Ringing Service at Toronto Buddhist Church Please note that this year on Sunday December 31st, we will be Read More

Pancake Day A.K.A. Life after Bazaar

November 14, 2017

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

Farewell Potluck Luncheon for Rev. Christina

November 04, 2017

As you have probably heard, Rev. Christina will be leaving TBC as of December 31, 2017. Dave Ringle has been deployed with Read More

Special Events

Important Notice – Year End Bell Ringing at TBC

Year End Bell Ringing Service will be held at Toronto Buddhist Church NOT Ontario Place Please note that this year on Sunday December 31st, we will be having the Year End Bell Ringing Service at Toronto Buddhist Church. We will start assembling at 11:00pm. This is a change in venue due to safety considerations as […]

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Honouring Japanese Canadians – Luncheon at Momiji

On Saturday November 25th, 2017 there is a special luncheon at Momiji Place from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Honouring Japanese Canadians on the 75th Anniversary of their Internment and Displacement in Canada. Reception, Bento Box, Photo & Film Exhibits, Stories by Internees & Entertainment Tickets are $10.00 until Oct 15th, $15.00 from Oct 16th, […]

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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!