Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto will host a Great Compassion Repentance Service on Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.
The Great Compassion Repentance Service is based on the Great Compassion Mantra. The full name of the Great Compassion Mantra literally . . . Read More.
Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva Ordination Day DATE: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 TIME: 9:30 – 11:15 AM Chanting Congregation * (Free lunch to cultivate merits of friendship) *
Chung Yeung Festival DATE: Sunday, October 13, 2013 TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 PM “Mung Shan” Food Offering to the Deceased
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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.
“Two Sides of the Coin” – English talk at the Dhamma Circle
Po Lam Buddhist Association This is the 2nd session of “Dhamma Circle”. Talks are conducted in English. Sister Jessie helps us to understand the facts and rhythms of life, and how to deal . . . Read More.
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 email@example.com,
The Truth of Life
April 26, 2013 / 7:30pm-9:30pm
Sidney Smith Hall, . . . Read More.
The UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO / McMASTER UNIVERSITY YEHAN NUMATA PROGRAMME IN BUDDHIST STUDIES presents: Robert Campany (Vanderbilt University)
LECTURE The Incredible Vanishing Religion: Glimmers of Buddhist Imagination from Medieval China THURSDAY, January 31, 2013, 2-4 pm, University of Toronto Mississauga, Instructional Building, IB 220
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We now have more detailed information about this program…
English Buddhist Class at the Pho-Hien Temple Learning Modern Buddhism in the context of Western culture When: January 26 to November 2013, Saturdays at 2:30 – 4:30 pm Where: Pho-Hien Temple (普賢寺), 297 Garyray Dr., Toronto, ON M9L . . . Read More.
Justin Langille, a photojournalist in London, Ontario, recently contacted us about a new Vietnamese Buddhist temple being built there.
Duc Quang Buddhist Centre
608 Hamilton Road London, ON N5Z 1S9 (519) 453-8636
He’s also given us a link to an interesting story about the development from the . . . Read More.
English Buddhist Class in Pho Hien Temple
Learning Modern Buddhism in Western culture context
When: January 26 to November 2013, Saturdays at 2:30 – 4:30 pm Where: Pho-Hien Temple (普賢寺), 297 Garyray Dr., Toronto, ON M9L 1P2
New Students: Free. Repeat Students: Enquire at The . . . Read More.
FGS hosted the official opening of their new temple in Waterloo, Ontario, yesterday. Their new contact information has been posted on the Canadian Buddhism website.
The presiding nun was the abbess of FGS Temple, Ven. Yung Ku.
FGS Toronto has operated the Lotus Tea House, . . . Read More.
Cham Shan Temple in Thornhill, Ontario, has undertaken a major initiative to build four temples near Peterborough, each replicating one of the Four Sacred Mountains of China. The project began several years ago, and Wutai Shan is the first temple being constructed. Here is comprehensive . . . Read More.
Ruth Ozeki is a well known Japanese-Canadian author and filmmaker who was ordained as a Zen priest in June 2010. She is affiliated with the Mountain Rain Zendo on Fraser Island, BC.
She recently contributed a short reflection to end a broadcast of CBC’s “The . . . Read More.
The website for Thich Nhat Hanh’s August 2011 retreat and public talk in Vancouver is now up and running, although registration has not started yet.
For more information about the events (and to register when that portion of the website goes live), please visit:
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Just published! UNDERSTANDING THE CHINESE BUDDHIST TEMPLE
by Karma Yönten Gyatso
ISBN 978-1-896559-03-2 PDF e-book, 58 pages, 11” x 8½″, 23 MB © John H. Negru, 2010
This book is available as a free download from our “Latest Releases” page.
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Between Ignorance & Enlightenment is an audio CD of eight dharma sermons in English, produced in 2003 by Fo Guong Shan Temple of Mississauga, book-ended by an Ode to the Triple Gem and Songs of Fo Guang Shan.
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