Welcome to
TORONTO BUDDHIST CHURCH

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
Newsletter

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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WHAT'S AHEAD

December 13, 2018
  • December 13, 2018

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo

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December 16, 2018
  • December 16, 2018

    Kids Sangha Program

    10:30 am | Service at 10:30 am in the Hondo followed by activity in the kids classroom

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  • December 16, 2018

    Bodhi Day (Jodo-e) Service

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo

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THE LATEST

Notice of Annual General Meeting

December 09, 2018

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERS OF TORONTO BUDDHIST CHURCH Date: Sunday, January 20, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm Read More

Toronto Buddhist Church 2018 Annual Bazaar

December 09, 2018

The annual bazaar was held on Saturday November 10th and we welcomed the day with gusty winds, some snow and colder Read More

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

Special Events

Mochi Tsuki 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Please join us on Saturday December 29th at 9am for our annual TBC Sangha Mochi Tsuki – all volunteers are welcome! It has been a Toronto Buddhist Church tradition for many years to gather at our Temple just before New Year’s with our families and friends and […]

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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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