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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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Special Obon Message from Sensei James Martin

July 08, 2020

Listen to a wonderful Dharma Talk by Sensei James Martin. Due to COVID-19 and the cancellation of all services at the Toronto Read More

OBON Service Live Sun July 5th and 12th- YouTube

July 01, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year's Obon services (Hatsubon, July Shotsuki and Bon Dance) as well as cemetery graveside Read More

Joint Online Obon Service – Sat July, 18th 2020

July 01, 2020

Please see more information about our Live Obon Service through Zoom by clicking on the links below. These details are also Read More

Special Announcements

We are Still Here!

Even though the church is closed, the day to day costs of keeping the church going still exists. If you are able, please consider continuing with your regular donations as we could really use your help at this time. We realize this is a difficult time for many, but any donation would be appreciated in […]

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Joint Online Obon Service – Saturday July 18, 2020

2020 JODO SHINSHU BUDDHIST TEMPLES OF CANADA Join us on Saturday July 18, 2020 for our joint online Obon Service Time: 10:00 am British Columbia 11:00 am Alberta 12:00 pm Manitoba 1:00 pm Ontario and Quebec Outline: Opening Remarks by Rev. Grant Ikuta Chanting led by Rev. Aoki Dharma talk (English) Rev. Robert Gubenco (Calgary) […]

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