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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.
  • 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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September 24, 2017
  • September 24, 2017

    Sunday Service & Dana Scholarship 50th Anniversary

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


September 28, 2017
  • September 28, 2017

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


October 1, 2017
  • October 1, 2017

    Kids Sangha Program

    10:30 am | Toronto Buddhist Church



Bon Odori 2017

September 12, 2017

Saturday, July 8 was a beautiful night for this year's Obon Odori. A large crowd had gathered at the JCCC to watch the Read More

Obon 2017

September 12, 2017

The Obon Committee deeply appreciates all the many volunteers who helped with the 2017 Obon weekend. To our two Read More

Camp Lumbini – July 30th – Aug 5th

July 03, 2017

Camp Lumbini is once again fast approaching – join us for a whole week of fun and Buddhist related activities. Every Read More

Special Events

TBC Annual Bazaar – Saturday November 11, 2017

Fall is fast approaching and with it the Temple’s biggest annual fundraising event. We need your help! Donations are needed for sale at the various venues: Baked goods and Food items Gently used items for the White Elephant Sale Plants New items for the Silent Auction and Lucky Draw (Please note that we are unable […]

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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!