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The Calgary Buddhist Temple is a Mahayana Buddhist Temple who are followers of the Jodo Shinshu sect of Pure Land Buddhism. Established in 1951, the temple has been it’s current location in Bridgeland since 1981. We are a part of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC).
The JSBTC is affiliated with the Nishi Hongwanji of Kyoto, Japan, the mother temple of the Jodo Shinshu (True Pure Land) sect of Buddhism. The sect follows the teachings of Shinran Shonin (1173 – 1262). It is a teaching wherein we are endowed with the ultimate goal of Enlightenment symbolized as the Pure Land. Also know as Shin Buddhism.