8/28/2019: Introducing BTT Code of Ethics

Dear Sangha, 

As many of you know, we have been working on a Code of Ethics for the Sangha for some time now. As a Sangha we commit to aligning our lives with the Sixteen Bodhisattva Precepts. As humans…

8/23/2019: Letter from the Shuso, Fall Ango 2019

Dear Sangha, 

Now, as the change of season approaches, as we bow deeply to Black Oak Farm for hosting one last glorious Jukai sesshin, and as the woods on Emmajean open to welcome the new Temple we embrace the…

7/25/2019: City Council Approval Delay - Plus WTOL Coverage

Temple supporters after the Planning and Zoning Committee meeting on July 17, 2019.

This July, the new Temple's site plan has come before City Council twice. The first meeting was the Planning and Zoning Committee of City Council…


7/11/2019: Site Plan Appeal Update

When the new Temple's site plan was approved, we knew there was a possibility that it would be appealed. An appeal has indeed been made. Fortunately, that appeal doesn't pertain to our right to build or the layout of our…

6/14/2019: APPROVED! What's next? Plus 13abc Coverage

Yesterday on June 13, 2019, the Toledo City Plan Commission unanimously voted to approve our current plan to build a new Temple at 3900 Emmajean Road. 

Buddhist Temple of Toledo supporters gathered for a photo after the City


6/10/2019: New Temple Covered in the Toledo Blade

Over the weekend, The Blade published an article on the new Temple building. The article discusses the Buddhist Temple of Toledo's need for a new building, our minor site plan review slated for the June 13 Plan Commission Meeting, and…

6/2/2019: How to Attend the City Plan Commission Meeting

On Thursday June 13, 2PM at One Government Center, the Toledo City Plan Commission will vote on our new Temple site. Buddhist Temple of Toledo members and friends are encouraged to attend this planning meeting to show our dedication to…

5/29/2019: Order Your _/\_ T-Shirt by May 31

Show the World You Support a Permanent Home for Authentic Zen Practice in Toledo!

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As a Temple supporter, you are invited to wear it proudly around town this summer, and especially to bring it with you…

5/23/2019: Keep the Letters Coming

So far, more than 50 people have emailed Toledo City Council to share their support for the new Temple and copied us or let us know. 

In keeping track of your efforts, I have had the privilege to read…