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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.  As such, all regular services, funerals, makuragyos, cremations, burials, ash inurnments, memorials and weddings are cancelled or postponed.   All meetings and classes are also cancelled.

Should the need arise, virtual services may be available using Skype, Messenger, teleconferencing, etc.  Please leave a message on the Temple’s answering machine or send an email message to tbc@tbc.on.ca

Check our website (www.tbc.on.ca) for additional content which will be updated regularly.  Here are the following things to look for;

On the Homepage under ‘The Latest’ you will find the following;

  • Bishop Aoki’s Dharma talks
  • Rev. Grant’s Dharma talks
  • Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC) Newsletter, Nenju News Special Edition

If you would like to access the monthly JSBTC Newsletter, Nenju News or other Buddhist resources please go to;

The Church menu>Jodo Shinshu Buddhism>Additional Resources.

Here you will find a wealth of information and links to other Temple websites and books.  We will try to update this page with additional resources that may be of interest to you, so please check back often.

The TBC website will post when it is safe to reopen the temple.

Let all your friends and family know about this message.

Please practise social distancing and keep safe.

In Gassho,

Dawn Anzai


Whether you are new to our Temple or a long time member, please feel free to check out more information by clicking on the links to the left to learn more about us.

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