Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta

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Sunday Dharma Service: 10:30 a.m.

Monthly Memorial Service: First Sunday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
(except second Sunday in September; and January (with Ho-onko), April (with Hanamatsuri) and July/August combined (with Obon), starting in the afternoon)

Location:  470 - 40th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta  T1J 3Z5
Telephone:  403-327-1260
Email:  board@thebtsa.com
Izumi Sensei’s Cell:  403-382-7024

Event Calendar



Living Dharma Centre Virtual Book Club

The Living Dharma Centre started a Virtual Book Club, inviting interested participants to read a specific book chosen every three months and sign up for email participation and discussion. The Book Club is now reading Dharma Breeze - Essays on Shin Buddhism by Dr. Nobuo Haneda. A Japanese-born Buddhist scholar, translator, and teacher, Dr. Haneda is the Director of the Maida Institute for Buddhism in Berkeley, California and comes from the teaching line of Kiyozawa-Akagerasu-Maida-Haneda. Click here for more details.

Movie Night at the Temple - April 13

The Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta will be featuring Lucky at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13. Lucky is the story of a fiercely independent 90-year-old atheist who takes a journey of self-exploration. It is a meditation on morality, loneliness, spirituality and human connection. It is a highly-rated award-winning 2017 American movie starring Harry Dean Stanton.

Mein-Making Session - March 24

Spring mein-making party is coming up on March 24. This session is in preparation for the spring chow mein supper (scheduled for April 22), details of which will be in the April Hikari. We look forward to a great turnout from the membership to help prepare the dough and complete the process with the mein noodles. Please plan on lending a hand on this special day.