HH Sakya Trizin Canada 2011 . . . Read More.
The Canadian Tibetan Cultural Centre in Toronto is hosting several screenings of this wonderful movie, narrated by Harrison Ford: November 6 + 7, 2010 @ 7:00 pm
The producer, Khashyar Darvich, is looking for opportunities to screen it in other cities as well, after it . . . Read More.
A thought-provoking piece on how women’s lineage documents came to be used in American Soto Zen initiation ceremonies, with some help from Roshi Peter Leavitt on Salt Spring Island.
Waterloo Riverview Dharma Centre’s 7th annual Buddhist Film Festival Emmanuel United Church Hall, 22 Bridgeport Rd. W. Waterloo Nov. 6, 2010
Time: 3:30-9 p.m. (doors open at 3 p.m.) Tickets: $45 for adults, $30 for students, includes 3 films & vegetarian Indian buffet dinner. Films: . . . Read More.
Just returned from the “Canadian Buddhism: Global Causes, Local Conditions” conference at UBC. Wonderful presentations by more than 15 presenters and two excellent keynote addresses.
Here are copies of the slide show I presented, entitled “Canadian Buddhists on the Web: Push, Pull & Practice.”
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In preparing our 2010 directory of Canadian Buddhist organizations for www.canadianbuddhism.info we have come across a number of centres that appear to have closed, or which at least do not have valid contact information.
While it is true that all things must pass, it seemed . . . Read More.
US celebrity Buddhist Steven Seagal delivered a talk entitled “Life and the Dharma” at Kathok Gonpa, in Qualicum Beach, recently. Here’s a news article from the advance publicity…
Not sure why they are calling Kathok Gonpa the only temple on Vancouver Island, since there . . . Read More.
Establishment of a Buddhist temple in Regina’s heritage district has been approved by City Council, after controversy about the temple’s proposed food donation program. Here’s a link to the most recent news article about it…
For background, Google “Regina Buddhist Temple”
Toronto Body Mind (formerly Toronto Meditation Guide) has a smart new look and a broadened scope. Check out the new site, and this video of a talk by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche when he was in Toronto this summer at Riwoche Temple…
The Saskatoon Community of Mindful Living will be holding a retreat in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, “Resiliency in Challenging Times” — October 22-24, 2010. Further details at this link:
Here’s the abstract for my upcoming talk at the conference on Canadian Buddhism to be held at UBC, October 15-17, 2010:
“Canadian Buddhists on the Web: Push, Pull, and Practice.”
How are Canadian Buddhists using the internet? Who are the people making best use of . . . Read More.
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