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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.
  • Family members

    Family members

    enjoying a celebration dinner at the Temple.
  • A place to meet...

    A place to meet...

    New friends, learn more about Buddhism and join groups of interest.
  • Members


    gathering in our social hall.
  • Dana group

    Dana group

    A women's organization at the Temple that takes an active role in fundraising projects.
  • Youth & Young Adult group

    Youth & Young Adult group

    enjoying a week at Camp Lumbini in Wasaga Beach.

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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December 3, 2015

Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo
December 6, 2015

Kids Sangha - Hip Hop dancing with Mika

10:30 am | TBC Classroom
December 31, 2015

New Year's Eve Bell Ringing (Joya No Kane)

11:15 pm | Ontario Place at the Japanese Bell


Photo by Sienna Wildfield

JSS Holiday Drive

November 22, 2015

JSS 16th Annual Holiday Drive is just around the corner. It is that time of the year when members of the Japanese Read More

bake table

TBC Bazaar 2015

November 20, 2015

Fall skies welcomed the annual bazaar held this year on November 14th and thankfully no rain was forecasted. All the hard work Read More


AGM – Sunday January 24, 2016

November 07, 2015

In last month’s edition of the Guiding Light, we informed you that the next Annual General Meeting would be held on Read More




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.

Listen to Rev. Christina Yanko’s Dharma Talk –

Don’t miss out, listen here for an informative Dharma talk by  Rev. Christina Yanko!