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Filmmaker: Andréa de Keijzer
This video was created for Michael Stone’s book Awake in the World, in which he teaches the essentials of mindfulness and yoga practice, combining simplicity with the notion of interdependence of all beings. Michael is the teacher at Centre of Gravity . . . Read More.
Shambhala has launched a new news site, Shambhala News, specifically oriented to the non-Shambhala community, as opposed to the Shambhala Times Community News site which is focused more on practitioners within the organization’s 170 centres around the world. The new site will be run out . . . Read More.
Official Opening (in Sri Lankan and English):
We’ve mailed out more than 350 copies of the 2012 Survey of Canadian Buddhist Organizations to centres that did not respond to our original digital request. The responses are beginning to arrive, and will be analyzed over the summer.
In the meanwhile, here is a . . . Read More.
Coming soon… The Buddhist Garden: A Journey from Kyoto to Western Tibet, by Dennis Winters. This book explores the spiritual, psychological and physical history of Buddhist geomancy in the creation of sacred meditation gardens. Dennis is a well-known Canadian landscape architect and Vajrayana practitioner.
Unfortunately, the story of dharma in the west is not all sweetness and light. As His Holiness the Dalai Lama says: “When teachers break the precepts, behaving in ways that are clearly damaging to themselves and others, students must face the situation, even though this can be . . . Read More.
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Last week, Shambhala and Snow Lion jointly announced that “… as of May 10, dedicated Tibetan Buddhist publisher Snow Lion Publications is ‘a part of the Shambhala Publications family.’ This will add some 300 titles, including many by the Dalai Lama, to the Shambhala catalog. . . . Read More.
From the Winnipeg Free Press: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/faith/video-video-celebrates-winnipegs-diverse-faith-communities-150799865.html
The Centre for Diversity in Counselling & Psychotherapy, in Toronto, will be presenting The 7th Critical Multicultural Counselling & Psychotherapy Conference:
INTEGRATING ASIAN HEALING TRADITIONS INTO MENTAL HEALTH CARE June 1st & 2nd, 2012 OISE (250 Bloor Street West)
A PDF of the conference poster . . . Read More.
Here is a press release from the Buddhist Council of Canada, recapping the proceedings at their joint Wesak ceremony held on the May Full Moon, May 5th, at Queens Park in Toronto: wesak 2012 Press Release may 05 2012
It should also be noted that . . . Read More.
Reflections on half a century with the Dalai Lama with Robert Thurman and Victor Chan
When: Monday, May 28, 2012 Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm Where: SFU-Woodward’s Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
In this one-of-kind conversation Thurman and Chan will share stories about meeting and spending time with the Dalai Lama. They will explore . . . Read More.
The Feeling of Freedom with Venerable Ajahn Sona of the Birken Forest Monastery (‘Sitavana’). Poster available here:
EVENING TALK – Saturday, May 12th, 7:30 p.m. Location: Room A122a (main lobby), Langara College, 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver
MEDITATION RETREAT – Sunday, May 13th, 9:00 a.m. . . . Read More.
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