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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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February 22, 2018
  • February 22, 2018

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


February 25, 2018
  • February 25, 2018

    Sunday Morning Service

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


March 1, 2018
  • March 1, 2018

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo



Cancelled: Meditation Workshop Service & Mgt. / BOD Meeting – Sunday Feb. 11th, 2018

February 10, 2018

Due to forecasted freezing rain the Meditation Workshop (11:00 am - 12:00 pm) is cancelled, along with the Management and Board Read More

Ho-Onko Dinner and Service

February 07, 2018

Ho-Onko or Founder’s Memorial is one of the most important occasions observed in the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist tradition where Read More

Start of the New Year

February 07, 2018

It may have been a chilly and wintery night outside but this year we stayed warm and comfortable inside the temple to “ring Read More

Special Events

Shin Fujinkai Winter Warm Up Luncheon

Save the date! Please join us for our fundraising luncheon in the Social Hall, March 4th, 2018, after Service. Enjoy a hot and delicious lunch (to be announced) with friends and family. Please watch for further details in the Temple Lobby, Bulletin Board and on our website.

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CANCELLED: Mindful Meditation Workshop

DUE TO FORECASTED FREEZING RAIN ON SUNDAY FEBRUARY 11TH, THE MEDITATION WORKSHOP SERVICE IS CANCELLED! Have you wondered if there has been a wonderful and ‘proper’ way to meditate? Do you know the health benefits of meditation? We are pleased to offer a workshop on Mindful Meditation by Ray Nakano on Sunday February 11th at […]

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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!