Larry Norman Reside Obituary
On Saturday, June 9th, with Maureen at his side, Larry peacefully ended his 7 year struggle with cancer. Ever grateful for and devoted to his wife Maureen; proud step Dad to Pemi (Emily) and Tovy (Sarah-Jane); thrilled to be Grampa to . . . Read More.
There are 76 Zen centres in Canada, listed in the Sumeru directory of Canadian Buddhist organizations (www.canadianbuddhism.info). Yet there are only three Canadian Zen teachers among the 162 who are members of the American Zen Teachers Association (AZTA – http://www.americanzenteachers.org/). They are:
Eshin Godfrey, Osho . . . Read More.
Victor Sogen Hori, Rinzai teacher, McGill professor and co-author of “Wild Geese: Buddhism in Canada” has had his biography added to the Sweeping Zen website…
On June 16, 2012, the following op-ed piece appeared in the New York Times and it has been pinging around the internet over the past few days. It’s about America’s growing interest in the dharma, and how that plays out in everyday lives…for better or . . . Read More.
From the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/whats-an-american-buddhist/2012/06/17/gJQAJCQrjV_blog.html
Meditating in a Digital Age
The ancient techniques of mindfulness meditation seem diametrically opposed to our rush-rush, digitally distracted lives, but could digital technology be used to support that clarity and peace of mind? Rohan Gunatillake believes in ‘disrupting the awareness industry’ by combining . . . Read More.
Here’s a thought-provoking piece about parallels in Right Speech in Buddhism and Christianity and how they can best be applied in today’s culture, from Manitoba-based Alex McGilvery for the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET)…
Zacharie semble avoir vraiment tout pour être heureux, mais pour lui rien n’a de sens sans l’attention et l’amour de ses parents. Par provocation, il décide de «rater» ses examens, son année, et même de ne plus parler du tout. Les parents n’ont plus le . . . Read More.
Can be found here… http://www.nobelprize.org/
Acharya Rinpoche Zasep Tulku’s recording of Medicine Buddha Mantra and Sacred Chanting @ Red Couch Recordings. CD Release – December 2012.
Short Mantra Samples will be posted on www.medicinebuddhatoronto.org Further info at: http://www.facebook.com/medicinebuddhatoronto
(Photo: Theodore Tsaousidis (www.sittingatthegate.ca), Acharya Rinpoche Zasep Tulku, Shiv Sharma (www.skycave.ca) SkyCave Media . . . Read More.
WHERE IS SUNIM? June 16th
After a gruelling 200 km hill climb(mostly) Sunim made it from Nippigon to Marathon. Marathon is on the shores of Lake Superior in Northwestern Ontario.
Sarah Newberry, Sunim’s Marathon host, instantly saw that Sunim was exhausted and invited him to . . . Read More.
Zawa Tulku Rinpoche is going to visit Moncton this week from June.14-Feb.18. He will organize few teachings and pujas at the Moncton Buddhist Center. The details are as follows:
10:00am – 12:00am, Sunday June 17 Medicine Buddha Initiation In order to benefit all sentient beings, . . . Read More.
Thupten Jinpa was born in Tibet in 1958. He received his early education and training as a monk at Zongkar Chöde Monastery in South India and later joined the Shartse College of Ganden monastic university, South India, where he received the Geshe Lharam degree. He . . . Read More.
Here’s a recent podcast with Charles Prebish by Ted Meissner on the Secular Buddhism blog: http://secularbuddhism.org/2012/06/10/episode-121-charles-prebish-an-american-buddhist-life/
Among the vital messages emerging from the hour-long interview are conversations about the impacts of sangha democratization, feminism, LGBT issues, narcissism, over-emphasis on meditation and other Western-led trends (positive and . . . Read More.
Nov. 24-29, 2012 Vancouver, BC – Three Phowa-Related Empowerments and Detailed Teachings on Buddha Amitabha Sadhana Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further info at : http://ayangrinpoche.org/
Follow his epic journey on this English-language blog: http://journeyofspirit108.blogspot.ca/
And if you would like to host Sunim or assist him on his journey through Ontario and points east, please contact: email@example.com
Tibetans Forced Back Into Nepal: Mikel Dunham, Radio Free Asia UN’s assessment of its own role in facilitating Nepal’s peace process After the fall of Nepal’s government: Human rights crisis? Nepal: A brief history and balanced account of the now dissolved Constituent Assembly Nepal’s political . . . Read More.
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