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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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October 20, 2016
  • October 20, 2016

    Meditation and Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Temple - Hondo


October 23, 2016
  • October 23, 2016

    OVSA Presentation

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Temple - Hondo


October 27, 2016
  • October 27, 2016

    Meditation and Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Temple - Hondo




Eastern Buddhist League Conference 2016

October 08, 2016

During the Labour Day weekend 2016, four members of the TBC, one member of Hamilton Buddhist Temple, along with Shin Read More


Let’s Go Blue Jays!

October 08, 2016

To baseball aficionados, the Fall means the playoffs and the World Series. Last year, the Toronto Blue Jays finally Read More

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Camp Lumbini 2016

September 03, 2016

Everyday camp life and the Eightfold Path A day at Camp Lumbini starts with some minor exercise Read More

Latest Scoop!


Thanksgiving Food Drive – Oct 2 – 23rd

We are launching our annual Food Drive to help the Daily Bread Food Bank provide food and support to thousands of people in our city who go hungry as they can’t afford to buy groceries. Many people find themselves requiring Food bank assistance when they experience unexpected job loss or illness. It’s also those on […]

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TBC Annual Bazaar

Saturday November 12, 2016
Fall is fast approaching and with it the Temple’s biggest annual fundraising event. We need your help!

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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!