Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto is temporarily closed until further notice.

Children & Youth English Dharma Class Spring Program

Sun, May 16 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Global Simultaneous Sutra Transcription Event

Sun, May 16 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Celebration of Vesak (Buddha's Birthday) Dharma Service

Sun, May 16 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

Buddha's Birthday Offering Service

Wed, May 19 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Virtual Vesak Festival 2021

Sat, May 22 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Temple News

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Virtual Mother’s Day Celebration - Yummy Salads dedicated to Mothers Hosted by Mississauga 3rd & 4th Subchapters

To celebrate Mother's Day, BLIA Toronto Mississauga 3rd and 4th Subchapters held a virtual Vietnamese food-sharing activity on May 2. This vegetarian sharing activity was the subchapters’ first online event. Mrs. Lisa Chan, the subchapter advisor, demonstrated how to make the Vietnamese delicacy mango salads and sh...

Celebrate Buddha’s birthday with Elders – BLIA Toronto Caring Group Virtual Program

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began last year, the BLIA Toronto Caring Group utilized technology to conduct the monthly visits for Scarborough Yee Hong Nursing home via zoom. On May 4th, there are 14 team members from the eastern region along with Guiding Venerable, Ven. Miao Tsun prepared a special program for resid...

Walk the Bodhisattva Path – Buddha’s Light Spiritual Care Group Training Program

For the sake of enhancing the caring for members, Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto and BLIA Toronto Chapter jointly established the Buddha’s Light Spiritual Care Group.

 

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Hand in Hand to Protect the Earth – 6th Meadowvale Buddha’s Light Scouts Celebrated Earth Day

Since its establishment in1970, the 51st anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 reminded everyone to cherish the earth and live harmoniously with the earth. With Earth Day as the learning theme, the 6th Meadowvale Buddha’s Light Scouts held a special online gathering on the afternoon of April 25. During the one-hour...

Removing Doubts - Online Seminar for New Buddhists

To help those disciples from Toronto, Montreal and Detroit who have taken refuge in the Triple Gem on March 30 to better understand the Triple Gem (the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha) and to apply the Dharma practice in daily lives, FGS Temple of Toronto and BLIA Toronto Chapter hosted both Chinese and English online me...

COVID Heroes Program Recognizes Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto and BLIA Toronto Chapter

On April 21, the City of Mississauga held a virtual tribute ceremony for COVID Heroes. The COVID Heroes Program recognizes Mississauga residents that have contributed to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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Sharing of Orchid Planting Techniques and Experience

BLIA Toronto Mississauga 1 and 2 Subchapters held a virtual “Orchid Planting and Maintenance” talk on the afternoon of April 17. They invited Ms. Wendy Lai, who is an experienced volunteer at Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto, to share orchid planting techniques and experience with all members. There were almost 100...

The 6th Meadowvale Scouts Group Spring Camp

Scouting is generally an outdoor activity and adventure to enjoy. There are many challenges in planning and executing and outdoor camping adventure. Shifting natural conditions and phenomena may have to be factored into the planning.

 

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Opportunities Arise in Rare Moments in Time - The First Fo Guang HuB Opening Ceremony

The Fo Guang Shan North America Humanistic Buddhism Courses spring semester opening ceremony was held online on March 13. To accommodate students of different languages, the opening ceremony was held in two separate sessions: Chinese and English. More than 500 students and Venerables from various Fo Guang Shan Nort...

Reflection and Prospection - 2021 Opening Ceremony - Three Acts of Goodness Children and Youth English Dharma Classes

On March 7, 2021 Spring session of the Three Acts of Goodness Children and Youth English Dharma Classes had a joint opening ceremony. Students are coming from FGS Temple of Toronto and BLIA Detroit Chapter. A total of 49 people joined the ceremony, including teachers, children, and parents. Venerable Miao Mu, the D...

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