Please note changes to Mochitsuki, Bodhi Day Service, Bonenkai and Temple Cleanup. The printed version of the newsletter has incorrect dates. Online versions and the Calendar on this site is correct.Read More →

We are hoping to build up our Taiko program. If you are interested or curious, please complete the survey below, so we can make some plans! Thanks. Create your own user feedback survey Questions? contact events@steveston-temple.caRead More →

HEART OF JAPAN CONCERT Unique collaboration of Japanese Taiko and Shamisen Friday, April 13, 7:00 PM Steveston Buddhist Temple 4360 Garry St. Richmond photos can be found here: https://plus.google.com/116555936901319275505 Keita Kanazashi (Wadaiko) in a unique collaboration with Kohei Honda (Tsugaru Shamisen) bring their unique talents of playing the Japanese Taiko drum and the traditional Japanese string instrument. The collaborative effort of these very talented musicians will create a concert that will surely resonate in your heart. Mark your calendar for Friday, April 13th. Reserve your tickets by calling the temple office (604) 277-2323. General admission $20 Temple Members $15 ChildrenRead More →

The Living Dharma Centre Book Club will be starting again on March 1, 2018. The book that we will be reading and discussing is “Dharma Breeze” by Nobuo Haneda, a noted and respected Shin Scholar. This is an interesting and clear series of essays on Shin Buddhism grouped into 4 sections: Amida Buddha, The Pure Land, True Practice and General Topics. For this book no prior Buddhist knowledge is required or necessary. Within this book club we have everyone from absolute beginners in the study of the Buddha Dharma to more advanced learners. There are no wrong comments, only anRead More →

The temple has a number of beautiful Butsdudans that have been given to the temple when the owners had to downsize or give them up. If you are interested in one, they are available by donation, and you can contact Sensei for more information. Below are photos of three of the nicest ones, but there are several more.Read More →

Family Retreat @ Manning Park – Hosted by Vancouver Buddhist Temple May  19 – 20, 2018 **Early Bird Registration due:  February 28, 2018** Enjoy a weekend designed to promote fellowship between the various age groups within the families attending. Participate in activities, lectures and workshops. The event is open to anyone who is curious about or interested in the teachings of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism or is just a friend or family of someone who is. More….Read More →

Join us for the best party of the year! July 15th, from 4pm. This might be our last Obon on the ‘back 40′ as next year construction will have started on the seniors’ residence!Read More →