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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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May 19, 2019
  • May 19, 2019

    Kids Sangha Program

    10:30 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


  • May 19, 2019

    Gotanye Service & Shosanshiki (Infant Presentation)

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


May 23, 2019
  • May 23, 2019

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo



Food & Bento Sale

March 11, 2019

Come out on Sunday April 7, 2019 and purchase delicious bento and baked goods! Our bento sale will take place after Sunday Read More

TBC Dana Scholarship Accepting Applications

March 11, 2019

The Toronto Buddhist Church Dana Scholarship Committee invites all qualified, graduating students to apply for a Read More

Obon Odori 2019

March 11, 2019

As we await the arrival of spring after a cold, snowy winter, we can look forward to the start of Obon odori practices at the Read More

Special Events

Hanamatsuri Family Banquet

Save the Date! Join us on Sunday April 21st, 2019 at 12:30 pm for our Annual Hanamatsuri Family Banquet! Program Details:Gourmet Food including Vegan CourseJuice / Water / Green Tea / Coffee Entertainment & Bingo Donations for door prizes are appreciated! Tickets available from Sangha members or TBC office

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Keiro Kai: Celebrating our Young at Heart!

On Sunday March 17th we will be observing our Spring Higan or Ohigan Service. “Higan” literally means “The other shore” and this term is used in our tradition to reflect and reaffirm our practice of the Buddhist teachings that lead us to “the other shore” of enlightenment on the equinox days when there is an […]

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