Here is a list of Buddhist organizations in the Philippines through whom Buddhists may wish to help with the cyclone relief effort:
Chu Un Temple Address: 246 V. Rama Avenue Cebu City 6000 Philippines
Iloilo Fo Guang Yuan Address: 13-A Fuentes Street, Iloilo City, . . . Read More.
This just in, from the CBC…
The sight of Buddhist monks asking for money on the streets of Toronto is ringing alarm bells for some, especially when it appears certain men with shaved heads and coloured robes are not what they seem.
Toronto police have . . . Read More.
Celebrating their support of healthcare and children’s education in B.C., two West Vancouver residents, Robert Ho and Sergio Cocchia, have been appointed to the Order of British Columbia.
Ho is a philanthropist who has donated millions of dollars to healthcare institutions and universities and director . . . Read More.
Robert Y.C. Ho, a scion of a historic Hong Kong family, is the chairman of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, which supports study in the fields of Buddhism, Chinese art and culture. The Tung Lin Kok Yuen charity, set up by his grandmother . . . Read More.
Gary Ho is chief executive officer of the Vancouver-based Canadian chapter of the global Tzu Chi Buddhist Relief Foundation, founded by Dharma Master Cheng Yen in 1966.
In a recent edition of The Province, he was profiled in an excellent piece explaining a bit about . . . Read More.
HIGH PLAINS DOCTOR follows Isaac Sobol, Chief Medical Officer of Nunavut, on his tenth medical mission in a remote Tibetan village. The film shows the natural and cultural beauty of Northern Canada and Eastern Tibet and reveals disquieting parallels facing these traditional peoples.
HIGH PLAINS . . . Read More.
I saw this picture on my cousin’s FB page.
My cousin, Mickey Glantz, is a world-renowned climatologist from Boulder, CO. (http://fragilecologies.com) When the Vietnamese and Americans normalized relations after the Vietnam war, he was the first person they invited to visit. He designed the badge while . . . Read More.
We are pleased to announce that we distributed more than $350 in donations from the Sumeru Press for 2012. Recipients included a temple in Canada, a charity in Nepal and a monastery in India. The funds were raised through crowdsourcing.
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.
Back in 2011, Peter Mander was running a Ponzi scheme in Toronto in which SGI Canada was caught up, unbeknownst to them at the time. It turns out Mander was an ardent supporter of this Canadian Nichiren organization and gave them more than $320 thousand . . . Read More.
One of Japan’s most famous poems, translated, from the Manitoba Buddhist Church blog… Don’t forget Japan’s tsunami tragedy!
Robert Ho, founder of the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation and the Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, has recently made a $10 million donation to the Lions Gate Hospital (following on many other large donations to Canadian and international institutions. Here is the complete story . . . Read More.
From Fo Guang Shan Temple, Mississauga: http://www.fgs.ca/english/2011_VeggieGala.html
Glenn Mullin is a Canadian Buddhist author, teacher and tour guide living in Mongolia. Here he is in a humorous but fascinating video tour of Erdeni Zuu Monastery in Mongolia:
Kidding aside, however, Glenn has been involved in more than 20 Buddhist-inspired development projects . . . Read More.
The Edmonton Dragon Boat Races held their 15th annual even this week-end. Buddhist monks were on hand to bless the boats and paint eyes on them to awaken the dragon spirits – all for a great cause!
Here’s the link: http://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/20110820/SAG0302/308209993/breast-friends-ride-again
Former Canadian diplomat Ted Lipman will be the new CEO of the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation, part of whose mandate is to promote Buddhist education worldwide.
Here is an article about the appointment from artdaily.org
Public Buddhist Prayer Service for victims of earthquake and tsunami in Japan — the service will be conducted in three Buddhist traditions
Donations, in cash or cheques, will be collected for the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts in Japan.
Time: 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 2, . . . Read More.