We are a group of Canadians that are followers of the Jodo Shinshu "Shin" sect of Buddhism. 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.
A community living a life of gratitude on the path of the Buddha Dharma
Acting as a catalyst for growing a network of Jodo Shinshu Buddhist centres through dynamic and focused leadership
To perform our responsibilities in the best interest of the Sangha by walking the path of the Buddha Dharma side by side, practicing the Nembutsu teachings