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  • Dharma Talk – February 2022

    SELF CONFIDENCE As you know, our temple closed its doors in January due to Omicron. It was a difficult decision for us, but I hope you understand. Even though we cannot invite you to the temple on Sunday, we continue the online Buddhist Sunday service over zoom. I hope you enjoy attending our Buddhist service […]

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  • JSBTC Japan Tour 2023

    Information Session – Sunday February 6, 2022. Please join us on Sunday, February 6th, 2022 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time, for an online presentation on the JSBTC (Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada) Japan Tour in 2023 hosted by the Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement.  Everyone is welcome to attend! The tour will be from May 7-12, 2023 and the […]

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  • Awakening to the Climate Crisis

    A Buddhist Perspective Join Ray Nakano on Saturday February 5th, 2022 at 4:00 pm ET in a conversation about our climate crisis. To register click on this link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/awakening-to-the-climate-crisis-a-buddhist-perspective-registration-226429596017

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  • Dharma Talk – January 2022

    “The Sounds of the Bells– Listening to Every Sound” Happy New Year!! January in Toronto seems to be a month of cloudy skies with rain, snow and hail. However, if you look carefully at the cloudy sky, you will see that no two clouds have the same shape, and they all change their shape depending on […]

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  • Dharma Talk – December 2021

    Eitaikyo ServiceWe were gathered together at the TorontoBuddhist Church for the Eitaikyo Service on November 21st. Eitaikyo comes from “EITAI-DOKKYO :永代読経” which literally means, Perpetually (eitai:永代) Chanting (doku:読) Buddhist sutras (kyō:経).  We have changed from the idea of accumulating individual virtue to the spirit of dedication to and appreciation for those who have come before […]

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  • Dharma Talk – November 2021

    Preparing Rivers of blind passions, on entering the ocean –The great, compassionate VowOf unhindered light filling the ten quarters –Become one in taste with that sea of wisdom.From Hymns of the Pure Land Masters (CWS p.371 Summer is coming to an end and a new season is starting, but are you ready for the fall […]

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  • Temple Take Out Two

    ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 13TH 2021, 12-5 pm COME OUT AND ENJOY THE UNIQUE DRIVE-THRU TEMPLE EXPERIENCE. FRESH JAPANESE FOOD, MADE TO ORDER. PROCEEDS WILL GO TOWARDS NEW AV EQUIPMENT FOR THE HONDO TO HELP IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF TBC SERVICES. BUILD YOUR OWN RICE BOWLS. ALSO AVAILABLE, HOMEMADE GOURMET COOKIES, PIES AND PRESERVES. (DETAILS BELOW). […]

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  • Dharma Talk – October 2021

    FALL OHIGAN “EQUINOX” SERVICEThe Toronto Buddhist Church held Fall Ohigan service in September. Ohigan services are held twice a year around the spring and fall equinox when the daylight and nighttime are equal. In many ancient cultures, it was a time of celebration to remind us of our deep connection with people who have passed […]

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  • Dharma Talk – September 2021

    Isshiji “state of regarding each being as one’s only child.” When a person realizes the mind of nondiscrimination,That attainment is the “state of regarding each being as one’s only child.” This is none other than Buddha-nature;We will awaken to it on reaching the land of peace. The above is from Wasan, which was written by […]

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  • Re-opening our Hearts: Living with peace of mind in the Nembutsu

    Saturday September 18th, 2021, Vancouver Buddhist Temple invites you to join a 90 minute lecture with Rev. Henry Adams on Re-opening our Hearts: Living with peace of mind in the Nembutsu. Starts at 1:00 pm (Ont), 10 am (BC), 11 am (Alberta) and noon (Manitoba). The lecture is free but donations to your local temple […]

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