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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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April 30, 2017
  • April 30, 2017

    Resume Writing Workshop with Glenn Nishimura

    12:30 pm | Toronto Buddhist Temple - Mezzanine 2nd Floor


  • April 30, 2017

    Let's Talk Dharma

    12:30 pm | Mezzanine - 2nd Floor


May 4, 2017
  • May 4, 2017

    Meditation and Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo



Infant Presentation May 21st, 2017: Shosanshiki

April 14, 2017

In the Jodo Shinshu tradition, we present any infants and children up to the age of three to the sangha (community) and Read More

Spring Higan & Keirokai Celebration

April 14, 2017

Congratulations to the ladies of TBC Dana who were honoured during the Spring Ohigan service on Sunday, March 19th. A Read More

Quebec City Moment of Silence and Reflection

March 06, 2017

(Editor’s Note: The following is the text of our brief moment of silence and reflection as observed at our temple Read More

Special Events

Resume Writing Workshop – Sunday April 30, 2017

It’s increasingly difficult for Canadians to find work these days. Permanent jobs are disappearing, youth unemployment is rising, and even older workers are having to re-enter the workforce to supplement their income. Competition for jobs is fierce. So how do you stand out among hundreds of job seekers? and how do you elevate your résumé […]

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Buddhism is Everyday Life by Gyomay Kubose

  When Nansen, a teacher, was asked, “What is Buddhism?” he answered, “Everyday life.”  This is one of the many ways to point out the essence of Buddhism.  In Buddhism we talk about the “way” or “path.” In Chinese it is called “Tao,” in Japanese, “Do.”  “Do” is the path or the way we live […]

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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!