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To Toronto Buddhist Church members, friends and supporters:

In these uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic, we all face many difficulties.

Our government has legislated the closure of many businesses as well as places of worship which means our Temple is closed until further notice.

It is important that we protect our congregation, families, friends, communities as well as our Ministers, Minister Assistants and Dharma Lay Leaders. […]

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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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May 28, 2020
  • May 28, 2020

    Cancelled: Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo


May 31, 2020
  • May 31, 2020

    Cancelled: Regular Service

    11:00 am | Toronto Buddhist Church


June 4, 2020
  • June 4, 2020

    Cancelled: Meditation & Mindfulness with Ray Nakano

    7:00 pm | Toronto Buddhist Church - Hondo



Rev. Aoki’s Weekly Dharma Talk and Sutra Chanting

April 26, 2020

May Monthly Memorial Read More

Live Stream Sunday Service!

April 26, 2020

Every Sunday Rev. Grant will conduct a weekly service on Zoom. Starting April 5th, 2020 at 1:00 pm EST. For more information Read More

Listen to Rev. Yasuo Izumi’s Dharma Talk April 12, 2020

April 13, 2020

Rev. Izumi (left), Ray Nakano, member (right) Listen to Rev. Yasuo Izumi's Hanamatsuri Service on Sunday April 12, 2020 at Read More

Special Announcements

URGENT: All Services Cancelled until Further Notice

TBC is taking measures to aid in COVID-19 prevention. As the World Health Organization has declared a global pandemic, and the number of confirmed cases in Toronto is rising, a decision was made to suspend all services and activities at the Toronto Buddhist Church until April 12, 2020. We need to do what is right […]

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2020 Membership Fee

IT’S 2020, TIME TO RENEW OR APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP AND TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE TEMPLE. You can join or renew on-line by going to the ‘Jodo Shinshu’ page and click on ‘Membership’. You can also print out the application form on this page and mail it to the Toronto Buddhist Church along with […]

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