Via Truth is Within, Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu’s blog…
I was thinking to write an article about the difference between religion and culture, but it doesn’t seem like the discussion would be complete without including religion’s best frenemy, science. So, here goes.
I’m writing this article both . . . Read More.
Buddhist Astrology, Chart Interpretation from a Buddhist Perspective, by Jhampa Shaneman & Jan V. Angel, off to the printer! Look for it soon on Amazon, Indigo, Barnes & Noble and other fine bookseller sites.
Throughout history, astrology was considered a scholarly tradition, relied upon by . . . Read More.
Via the Metta Institute…
When is it time to say to a doctor, “Let my loved one go?”
That is the subject of an upcoming Metta Institute teleconference with our friend Katy Butler, Buddhist practitioner, teacher and author of a brilliant new book, “Knocking on Heaven’s Door:The . . . Read More.
The Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic has just announced their very full schedule of upcoming retreats and workshops for 2014.
You can get all the details HERE: http://ottawamindfulnessclinic.wordpress.com/retreats-workshops/
Leonard Cohen’s narration of the film Tibetan Book of the Dead, produced by the National Film Board in 1994, is available on YouTube in five parts. Here is part one, which will lead you to the others as well.
A Better Way to Die: Bringing together medicine and spirituality for end-of-life care is an article in the current Atlantic Monthly magazine, from the perspective of Buddhist chaplain Seigan Glassing. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/06/a-better-way-to-die/276724/
Contemplative Psychotherapy Immersion with Dr. Miles Neale
Exploring Contemplative Psychotherapy Friday, June 21, 7-9 pm, $20 (no fee if registered for weekend)
In this evening’s talk Miles will share insights from his personal journey over the last 17 years studying Buddhism and psychology. He will . . . Read More.
Sumeru is pleased to announce we will be publishing a new, revised edition of this essential Buddhist classic, Buddhist Astrology: chart interpretation from a Buddhist Perspective, due out in September, 2013.
Become your own astrological guru with the first book to apply Buddhist practice to Western . . . Read More.
The Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic has just celebrated their 10th year of operation! Congratulations to Lynette Genju Monteiro and Frank Musten for their long-term work in the field of MBSR.
As part of their current initiatives, the OMc has launched a Mindfulness integrator on paper.li, bringing . . . Read More.
With the recent launch of Mindful magazine as part of the Shambhala stable of publications, I’ve been pondering what is going on in the field of mindfulness-based therapies and mindfulness education in Canada. I’m puzzled at the explosion in the use of the term, often . . . Read More.
Mindful magazine is a new periodical about all things related to mindfulness, with topic areas including:
In Body & Mind In Love & Relationships At Home At Work In Your Life Mindfulness Practice The Mindful Society The Science Partners News Resources Mindful Voices
The second issue . . . Read More.
Canada’s weekly news magazine, Macleans, has just published an article exploring the tension between mindfulness based stress reduction vs Buddhism, under the title “Mindfulness goes corporate – and purists aren’t pleased.”
In the article, author Anne Kingston discusses the secular Buddhism notion from the perspective of . . . Read More.
“Meditation and the art of investment” is an article in the Financial Post yesterday, picked up from the Thomson Reuters wire service, and the title is pretty self-explanatory.
Several big-name American financial managers who espouse meditation and yoga as techniques are briefly profiled. There’s a . . . Read More.
Buddhism and Science: An International Workshop
An International Workshop at the University of Toronto Scarborough / April 12th-14th, 2013
Organized by Prof. Geoffrey Samuel. Sponsored by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen 東蓮覺苑 Perspectives on Buddhist Thought and Culture Series, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, . . . Read More.
The 2012-13 Tung Lin Kok Yuen Perspectives on Buddhist Thought and Culture series presents
“Between Buddhism and Science, Between Mind and Body”
A lecture by Geoffrey Samuel, the 2012-13 TLKY Visiting Professor in Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough
April 12, 2013 at . . . Read More.
Heart-Mind 2013: Helping Children Thrive Thursday, May 9, 2013 - Saturday, May 11, 2013
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Heart-Mind 2013 brings together some of the leading minds in child development and contemplative practice – from scientific researchers to practitioners – to address the Dalai Lama’s . . . Read More.
The 2013 Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada Essay Prize
The Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada (BEFC) announces a student essay competition demonstrating the association between Buddhism/Buddhist psychology and western psychology, science or society.
1. Submissions could focus on the specific and creative ways that the western . . . Read More.
MIND MATTERS III – Desire & Entanglement
*** MIND MATTERS III is now SOLD OUT! THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!! We look forward very much to seeing you all on 9 Feb. This will be a fantastic conference. We may have some seats opening next week or at last minute. If you want to be . . . Read More.