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 →

At a recent WSHHS member meeting, it was recognized that people in our membership as well as the public at large may have questions regarding the Senior Housing Project. To ensure accurate and up to information is communicated It was decided at the meeting that since Rev. Grant Ikuta is an advisor to both the SBT and WSHHS board of directors, he would be the ideal person to be the information liaison for the project. Therefore, any questions you may have regarding the project, please forward them to Rev. Grant at rev.ikuta@steveston-temple.ca or you can contact him by phone atRead 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 →

Golf Tournament July 22, 2017 (Saturday) at Country Meadows Golf Course in Richmond Tee times from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and full course buffet dinner after. The cost is $ 75/player (dinner only $ 35/person). The focus is on FUN (welcome to everyone from first time golfers to seasoned pros) and golf format will be Texas Scramble (use the best shot of the four). If you wish to make a donation, sponsor, donate a prize or have any questions please contact Michael Nakanishi at 604 272 1494 or Michael.nakanishi@gmail.com. リッチモンドのCountry Meadows Golf Courseでゴルフトーナメントが2017年7月22日(土)にあります。 ティータイムは11:00 a.m.から1:00 p.m.で、ゲームの後フルコースのビュッフェディナーがあります。費用は一人$75(食事のみは$35)です。 楽しむことが目的ですので、初めてゴルフをする人も経験豊かなプロも大歓迎です。申込書はお寺のウエッブサイトに載っていますし、コピーはお寺にもあります。 ご質問のある方は筧朋子 に電話か(604 -241-1203)Read More →

The second open house for the Project was well attended and we received only supportive comments at the event. As major changes were made to the design of the building to make it more attractive from a distance, and less likely to throw a shadow in the afternoons, even some of our previous skeptics cam around. Next step is an updated landscape design and traffic survey, and then we will apply for both the development and building permit from the city. Stay tuned for more updates on the projectRead More →