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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...

Donating Masks to Support Frontline Medical Staff and Senior Homes During COVID-19

As Ontario continues to confront the growing challenge of COVID-19, Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto and BLIA Toronto Chapter continue to share the social responsibilit...

Donation of Medical-grade Masks to Support the Community

Given the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto and BLIA Toronto Chapter reach out to contact and coordinate, to seek to assist Ontario hospitals’ response to COVID-19.

 

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Oneness and Coexistence - Exploring Buddhist Perspective on Global Citizenship ...
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Visitors from Sister School Discover Humanistic Buddhism February 26, 2020

Branksome Hall, Toronto’s only all-girls, all-years International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, Grade 4 students, teachers and parents, a group of 49 people visited Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto to explore and discover Humanistic Buddhism.  The visitors expressed their admiration and appreciation for t...

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