THE MONKS AND ME: How 40 Days in Thich Nhat Hanh’s French Monastery Guided Me Home Mary Paterson
Hampton Roads Publishing, Sept 2012 ISBN: 978-1571746856 Paperback, 256 pages $18.95
From the publisher: “Death can be a destabilizing force. And when it touches you closely, you . . . Read More.
The Maitreya Project Heart Shrine Relic Tour returns to the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre in Etobicoke for 3 days in September.
Research on Western Buddhists in Toronto
My name is Glen Choi and I’m currently a doctoral student at the University of Ottawa who is researching the ways in which our respective cultures shape the way we perceive and practice Buddhism.
I have interviewed many Korean . . . Read More.
The Upaya Institute in Santa Fe, NM, offers a Buddhist Chaplaincy program, and several Canadians have graduated from their program. Here is information about two of them, along with their theses:
Andrew Blake (2010)
photo by Lynette Monteiro
Andrew is cofounder and program director at . . . Read More.
From The Montreal Gazette: http://www.montrealgazette.com/mobile/news/national-news/China+journalist+denies+spying+claim+Canadian+freelancer+quit/7129845/story.html
Via CBC News… http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2012/08/21/f-vp-handler-schools-brain-lingo-sel.html
Tao Sangha Toronto Sunday 2012 Aug 26th Wish -fullfilling Nembutsu Chanting @ Hilton Falls
Wish Fulfilling Waterfall Nembutsu: Whoever joins will write down their wish and place it with a candle it in front of the waterfall along with incense. Then stepping under the waterfall, . . . Read More.
Via Toronto Body Mind (Toronto’s yoga, meditation and wellness community’s blog)…
About Catherine Rathbun
Catherine’s meditation training began in 1969. Since then she has studied with His Holiness XVI Karmapa, head of the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, and with pre-eminent individuals like . . . Read More.
This conference is taking place in the USA, but it looks like it is an excellent learning opportunity for healthcare professionals from Canada! http://zencare.org/symposium2012
Two Canadian speakers will be part of the event:
Andrew Blake—Buddhist Chaplain, Meditation and Qigong Teacher, and Psychotherapist—wears many hats serving and . . . Read More.
Found this on Vimeo… Little tour of Milk Lake Retreat Center in Nova Scotia narrated by Waylon Lewis of elephantjournal.com! For more information on Milk Lake or to schedule a retreat for yourself please visit milklake.com.
By the way, Milk Lake also produces and sells . . . Read More.
PDF poster here: SGI Canada Open House
Yesterday I received a call from a staff person at York Central Hospital, asking me if I could provide support for a Chinese Buddhist patient. Since I can’t, I put them onto Cham Shan Temple on Bayview Avenue. The temple is huge and has a . . . Read More.
From John McKinley in the Cowichan News Leader:
It is one of the quiet shames of Cowichan. The Second World War internment of local Japanese Canadians stripped the area of a notable cultural sub-pocket that never really reclaimed its local niche.
The quiet will be interrupted . . . Read More.
Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association Ontario presents a 5-Day Chan meditation retreat focusing on the Surangama Sutra, with visiting teacher Ven. Guo Xing, in Coburn Ontario.
Northumberland Heights, 795 Northumberland Heights Road, Cobourg, ON K9A 4J8 Thu, Aug 30, 2012 – 6:00pm – Mon, Sep 3, . . . Read More.
PDF poster here, with live links: 2012年walkathon flyer with pic
Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada & University of Toronto Buddhism & Psychology Student Union
Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival Gala A Vegetarian Banquet with Musical Entertainment
Saturday, September 22, 2012 6:30 pm reception, 7:00 banquet
Tickets: $100 – donation tax receipt of $60 will be issued To . . . Read More.
These are new Facebook groups inspired by the Plum Village lineage. Their tagline is: Young Buddhists and non-Buddhists for a Healthy, Compassionate, and Wise Society. www.wkup.org
Wake Up Canada: http://www.facebook.com/WakeUpCanada
Wake Up Ontario http://www.facebook.com/WakeUpOntario
Wake Up ― Young Buddhists and non-Buddhists for a Healthy, Compassionate, and Wise Society ― is a world-wide . . . Read More.