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Assist everyone to awaken their inner wisdom and reveal innate great compassion with the techniques of mindfulness.

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Great Compassion Bodhi Prajna Temple

The Great Compassion Bodhi Prajna Temple, set within a tranquil forest north of Toronto, is a registered charity in Canada which practices and emphasizes the importance of the three methods of attaining wisdom: learning, contemplation, mind cultivation, and mindful meditation practices. We delivery the teachings of practicing loving-kindness, compassion, and Bodhicitta, the core teachings of Buddhism.-

A spiritual path to our forest temple

Awakening the inner wisdom and joy by meditation

Being filled with delight in the Dharma

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Temple Characteristics

Temple Characteristics

The fusion of Sutrayana and Tantrayana teachings is one of the few Buddhist meditation monasteries in North America that integrates both Sutrayana and Tibetan Vajrayana teachings.
Taken refuge under H.H. the 17th Karmapa, the Abbess Master Miao Jing and Master Miao Yin insisted on following the highest guide of H.H. the 17th Karmapa, who was triumphant to learn Buddhism and meditation. When the conditions were mature, they began to take responsibility. Canada’s important task of spreading Buddhism..

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Adult Mindfulness Training

Adult Mindfulness Training

The temple offers adult mindfulness training. Through practicing Mindfulness Meditation, you will awaken the inner wisdom and peace. In Buddhist philosophy, the ultimate benefit of meditation is liberation of the mind from attachment. The liberated or “enlightened” practitioner no longer needlessly follows desires or clings to experiences, but instead maintains a calm mind and sense of inner harmony.

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Youth Meditation Training

Youth Meditation Training

Great Compassion Bodhi Prajna Temple hopes to teach the youth to practice Buddha’s precious teachings in daily life. Moreover, it is conveyed to the hearts of young people in a relaxed and lively manner, and the Dharma is used to absorb the seeds of kindness of young people and children, so that the seeds of goodness can germinate, root and grow, and become a towering tree of goodness. We believe youth with the correct life moral and compassion will have a positive impact on society.

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Our Goals

Through various types of meditations, empower ourselves to attain the ultimate truth and bring joy and harmony to all beings in the world without exclusion.

We provide teachings and guidance for meditation techniques from basic to advanced levels.


Post COVID-19 Youth Mindfulness Program

We plan to launch the “Post-pandemic Youth Mindfulness Program” to assist the Canadian children and youths to restore youth emotional stability and discover inner wisdom and peace through meditation practices.

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Awakening: An Interview with Ven. Miao Jing on the First International Buddhist Bhikkhuni Forum

Ven. Master Miao Jing established the North American Karma Kagyu Bhikkhuni Institute, and hosted the First International Buddhist Bhikkhuni Forum was held at the University of Toronto, Canada on 26–27 May, 2018 under the forum theme “Awakening”.

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Temple Photo Gallery

Support Donation

A fixed donation of CAD 50 per month is supported for a period of more than 3 years. The temple will recite the Medicine Buddha Mantra and the Guan Yin Mantra to the family of the practitioners every month!

Thank you for your donation to support the growth of the Great Compassion Bodhi Temple! You are boundless with great virtue and kindness!

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Great Compassion Bodhi Prajna Temple invites you to Make a Lamp Offering

Great Compassion Bodhi Prajna Temple invites you to Make a Lamp Offering

Lamp offering in front of Buddha to accumulate blessings and merits and awaken inner wisdom. The Great Compassion Bodhi Prajna Temple offers worship light offerings.. Read More →
We invite you to donate to Shakyamuni Buddha’s Relic Stupa

We invite you to donate to Shakyamuni Buddha’s Relic Stupa

We invite you to donate to this Shakyamuni Buddha’s relic stupa to benefit all beings in Six Realms and ourselves to seed the liberation. Offering.. Read More →
Great Compassion Supporter Membership

Great Compassion Supporter Membership

The Great Compassion Bodhi Prajna Temple, Toronto Canada, invites you to initiate the field of merit. Having proper knowledge can benefit you for lifetimes. One.. Read More →

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Welcome to our Temple

Our ONLY official website, gcbptemple.org, is our only donation channel, and our ONLY official video channel is YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/c/GCBPTemple, no other platform we authorize other than YouTube.

We do not fundraise through WeChat. Starting today, we no longer use WeChat to announce temple events. We do not assign any third party fundraiser to fundraise through any social media.