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.

Ikebana Class

Flower arrangement classes will be held beginning June 16 at the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta under the supervision of Lilly Oishi.  Anyone interested should contact Lilly to attend.  Classes are held Saturdays at the temple from 10:30 a.m.  Lilly can be reached at 403-327-2159 or by email.

Summer Break

Beginning July 16--the day after the Obon service--the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta will be taking a summer break through August 31. Toban assignment will still be in effect, in case of a funeral or other demands. Izumi sensei will be available for much of the time, but there will not be scheduled Sunday services until Sunday, September 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the temple.