Humanistic Buddhism: Practise in Actions

Thu, July 9 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Only a Great Rain–Guided Buddhist Meditation

Sat, July 4 - 9:30am to 10:30am

Online Oasis Study Group

Sat, July 4 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Light Offering Dharma Service

Sun, July 5 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Temple News

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The Insight of Back to Basic Humanistic College English Dharma Class – “Humanistic Buddhism: Practice in Action”

Students’ Sharing:

I was pleased and fortunate to be able to participate in the first of a series of English Dharma Classes focusing on Buddhist practice and Humanistic Buddhism...

Buddha's Light Shines Universally – Toronto Buddha’s Light Members Traveled from Afar to Donate Masks

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario has declined. The number of patients rose steadily through April, hovered near 1,000 in early May, but then dropped to about 200 since June 11. The pandemic has eased slightly, but care for the community continues by the Toronto Chapter of Buddha’s Light International A...

Going Online to Learn How to Make Vegetarian Japanese Hand Rolls

In accordance with the government’s guidelines to practice physical distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic, BLIA of Toronto continues to provide learning opportunities for its members via the Internet. On Jun 13th, North York Subchapters #1 and #2 jointly organized an online lesson for their members to come togeth...

Toronto BLIA Caring for Members with Vegetarian Lunch Boxes

The Waterloo Subchapter of the Toronto Buddha’s Light International Association aimed at extending care to its members and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially to its student members who were in self-isolation on campus at Waterloo University. To ease this isolation, on the afternoon of June 12, 2...

To Pay Tribute to Frontline Medical Staff: The FGS Temple of Toronto delivering healthy vegetarian lunch boxes to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

With COVID-19 still lingering in Toronto and to extend appreciation to support the hard work of the frontline medical staff, the FGS Temple of Toronto delivered 45 nutritious vegetarian lunch boxes to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on the morning of June 10th. This gesture signifies a tribute to the medical s...

Help Donors Double the Impact of Their Donations - Fo Guang Shan Temple Matching Hospital Donations to Battle COVID-19

Starting on May 5, 2020, a new global day of giving called "Giving Tuesday Now", Fo Guang Shan (FGS) Temple of Toronto and Buddha's Light International Association (BLIA) of Toronto will match donations to the “Be a Hero for our Heroes matchup” fundraising campaigns up to a maximum of twenty-thousand Canadian dollars within the comi...

Support Hospitals in Fight Against COVID-19

“To benefit society through charity” is one of the objectives of Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto, continuing the commitment to the local community in times of urgent needs. In just a few short months, COVID-19 has grown into a global pandemic. In Ontario, healthcare systems are overwhelmed and over thousand of live...

“Compassion” Keep Us Going - We Continue the Drive to Support the Community

Upon receipt of the 5,000 face masks sent from the Headquarter of the International Buddha Light Association, the our Temple immediately contacted the municipal and district governments, representatives of the public and the community in our wish of sending the face masks to those who are in need. A total of 4,000...

2020 Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto Bathing Buddha Ceremony

Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto encourages BLIA members and devotees to participate online in the first ever Fo Guang Shan 'Virtual Bathing of the Buddha', instead of bathing Buddha in the temple.

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Saturday Oasis Study Group

People often complain, "The burden of life is becoming too heavy to carry!" or "The stress I am facing is getting to be too much for me!". Many of us are disturbed by worries. Venerable Master Hsing Yun pointed out that: “Buddhism teaches us that in dealing with wealth and honor, or family and children, we should regard them as one...

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