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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.
  • Family members

    Family members

    enjoying a celebration dinner at the Temple.
  • A place to meet...

    A place to meet...

    New friends, learn more about Buddhism and join groups of interest.
  • Members


    gathering in our social hall.
  • Dana group

    Dana group

    A women's organization at the Temple that takes an active role in fundraising projects.
  • Youth & Young Adult group

    Youth & Young Adult group

    enjoying a week at Camp Lumbini in Wasaga Beach.

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 29, 2016
  • September 29, 2016

    Meditation and Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Temple - Hondo


October 2, 2016
  • October 2, 2016

    October Shotsuki & JSBTC Day

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


October 6, 2016
  • October 6, 2016

    Meditation and Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Temple - Hondo



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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

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Dana Scholarship

September 03, 2016

Congratulations to Mika Tamaki for being the 2016 TBC Dana Scholarship Recipient! Mika is the daughter of Michael Read More

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Obon 2016

September 03, 2016

Services at the many cemeteries ran smoothly for the most part. The wind was a force to reckon with and that brought Read More

Latest Scoop!


Isshin Daiko – Japanese Drummers

Please join us on October 1, 2016 for our 20th anniversary concert SAIKAI/Come Together! With special guests Nagata Shachu, Muhtadi & The World Drummers, and Isshin Daiko Alumni. Al Green Theatre 750 Spadina Ave. Toronto, ON. Shows at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. General Admission $20 – to Purchase tickets and to find out more information about […]

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Join our Virtual Book club!

The LDC (Living Dharma Centre) is starting a Virtual Book Club this fall. We invite interested people to read a specific book chosen every three months and sign up for email participation and discussion.

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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!