Keynote Addresses: Georgios Halkias and Masahiro Shimoda
You are cordially invited to two keynote addresses for the conference, “The Pure Land in Buddhist Cultures: History, Image, Praxis, Thought”:
Dr. Georgios Halkias – Pure Land in Tibet Dr. Masahiro Shimoda – Pure Land in Ancient India
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All are welcome to register and attend the conference and keynote lectures. *Registration fee includes meals and refreshments for the weekend.
The Pure Land in Buddhist Cultures: History, Image, Praxis, Thought Conference will be taking place at the Vancouver campus of University of British Columbia from . . . Read More.
KKC presents a fundraising lunch on Sunday, May 26, 2013, at the Himalaya Restaurant in Vancouver. Tickets are $25 per person. Contact 604-434-4920 or email@example.com for more information.
Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche will be offering two events in Montréal this summer:
Path to Compassion: Essential Teachings on Training the Mind
Path to Compassion: Essential Teachings on Training the Mind With H. E. Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche Montréal, Canada
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Runs this summer, from Hardisty, AB, with 13 stops in Canada before crossing into the USA, following the Keystone XL Pipeline route. Organized by Shodo Spring. Here’s the link… www.compassionateearthwalk.org
Lama Rabten Tshering will teach on Lojong: Seven Points of Mind Training
Lama Rabten Tshering is Nalandabodhi Canada’s resident teacher. He became a monk at the age of 16 and trained at Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim, India, the principal seat of His Holiness the Karmapa. . . . Read More.
you are cordially invited to join Buddhists from all traditions in celebrating the birth of the buddha at the Queen’s Park grounds
Join in a Buddha Puja Offer flowers to the Buddha Chant the Pure Land Sutras Bathe the Baby Buddha Transfer Merit . . . Read More.
Six monastics from Blue Cliff Monastery, disciples of International Peace Activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, will lead this workshop in partnership with Wake Up Toronto. The monastics will teach, from their own experience, the art of cultivating mindfulness in everyday life.
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Tibetan Resettlement Aid Concert II Sponsored by the Tibetan Resettlement Project Canada
Saturday, April 27, 2013 @ 6 pm Gangjong Choedenling Toronto
Info: http://www.tibet.ca Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tibetresettlementproject?hc_location=stream
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PRESS RELEASE / www.buddhistcouncil.ca
‘Wesak Day’ – May 24, 2013 – Proclaimed by the Mayor of Toronto
We are pleased to announce that
His Worship Rob Ford, the Mayor of Toronto, has declared May 24th, 2013 as ‘Wesak Day’.
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You are invited to a Buddhist Dharma lecture in Toronto by Venerable Hueiguang, the Abbot of IBS http://www.ibs.tw/. Free admission. All welcome. Feel free to circulate the attached flyer to your friends. RSVP please to firstname.lastname@example.org,
The Truth of Life
April 26, 2013 / 7:30pm-9:30pm
Sidney Smith Hall, . . . Read More.
The RELIGION GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM at the Department for the Study of Religion of the University of Toronto presents:
The Earliest Recoverable Language of Buddhism, Linguistic Ambiguities, and the Process of its Transmission Thursday, April 25, 2013, 2.00-3.30 pm, JHB 318
Respondent: Christoph Emmrich
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Winter 2013 Anthropology Colloquium Series presents:
Prof. Jason Neelis (Religious Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University)
Shipping Dharma: Long-distance Mobility and Cross-cultural Transmission between South Asia and Southeast Asia
Friday, April 19, 2013 / 2:00-4:00pm
Location: UTM, 262 North Building, Dean’s Lounge. A limited number of bus tickets will . . . Read More.
NEW ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES
LECTURES IN THE ARTS, HISTORIES, LITERATURES AND RELIGIONS OF BURMA
presented by the Southeast Asia Seminar Series
Van Gennep’s Rites of Passage and Vipassana: What ‘Circular’ Life-cycle Rituals Might Look Like in Burma
Gustaaf Houtman Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Oriental . . . 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.
Lamas, Spies, Gentleman Scholars, and Trans-Himalayan Traders: The Meeting of Religion, Colonialism, Politics and Economics in Twentieth Century Kalimpong
A Workshop at the University of Toronto Scarborough, April 5-6, 2013
Organized by Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa and Jayeeta Sharma
Sponsored by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen . . . Read More.
Registration for the retreat is now full. However, spaces open up regularly, so if you’d like to attend, we encourage you to sign up for our Waiting List.
We will shortly be asking all registrants to complete a survey that will help us to plan . . . Read More.
Via Sweeping Zen…
According to a new email document added to the Sasaki Archive, Kyozan Joshu Sasaki will be stepping down as Abbot of Rinzai-ji on July 21, 2013. He has designated Eshin John Godfrey of the Zen centre of Vancouver in Canada to step in as Abbot . . . Read More.