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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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June 21, 2018
  • June 21, 2018

    Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


June 24, 2018
  • June 24, 2018

    Guest Minister Rev. Nariaki Hayashi

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church, 1011 Sheppard Avenue West


June 28, 2018
  • June 28, 2018

    Cancelled: Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo




June 06, 2018

Obon services will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2018, and we are pleased to announce that Reverend Kazunori Takahashi from Lihue, Read More

June 24th, Guest Minister Rev. Nariaki Hayashi

June 06, 2018

Sunday June 24th at 11:00am Please join us in welcoming our guest minister, Rev. Nariaki Hayashi from the Ekoji Buddhist Read More

Participate in Sarana Affirmation Ceremony!

May 07, 2018

SARANA AFFIRMATION CEREMONY will take place on SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2018. Bishop Tatsuya Aoki will be visiting Eastern Read More

Special Events

Annual TBC Picnic

We are happy to invite you to the annual TBC Picnic on June 10th, from 10am to 6.30pm at Camp Green Acres. It is located at 11123 Kennedy Road, Markham (between Elgin Mills and 19th Avenue) Admission is the following: Car and driver 5$ Adult (16+) 3$ Seniors (65+) Free Children (15 and under) Free […]

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Eastern Buddhist League Conference 2018

We are delighted to invite you to attend the 2018 Eastern Buddhist League Conference hosted by the Toronto Buddhist Church, in Toronto Canada. This conference is a local event open to all North American participants. The conference will take place from Friday August 31st to Sunday September 2nd 2018. Our theme for the conference is […]

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