We want to update you about Thich Nhat Hanh’s public talk in Toronto, which will take place at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, August 17 at 3 pm.We are pleased to announce that tickets will go on sale on Saturday, . . . 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.
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.
You’ll have . . . 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.
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.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Mindfulness Retreat for Educators
August 11 – 16, 2013 Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada
We’re pleased to let you know that registration for the retreat will open this Monday, February 25 at 10 am eastern time.
To register, go . . . Read More.
Regina Insight Meditation Retreat…
Here are details about Howie Cohn’s Non-Residential Metta (Lovingkindness) Retreat that Howie will be teaching here in Regina on March 1st, 2nd and 3rd. The theme, A Loving Heart, seems to me to be a natural follow-on from his last retreat . . . Read More.
One of the most profound New Year’s passages I can remember was practicing zazen in a downtown urban centre, when at the stroke of midnight the city around us became alive with shouts, banging pots, horns and such. The divergent motivations of the dharmic and . . . Read More.
Sumeru announces publication of:
WALK LIKE A MOUNTAIN The Handbook of Buddhist Walking Practice By Innen Ray Parchelo Paperback, 206 pages, 6” x 9″ ISBN 978-1-896559-17-9 $24.95 US/CAN
Available worldwide at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indigo and all fine online booksellers
ABOUT THE BOOK Walk . . . Read More.
From The Globe & Mail comes this article on meditation’s new acceptance in the workplace: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-managing/human-resources/meditation-finds-an-ommm-in-the-office/article5684202/
Wayne Codling, retired Zen monk living in Victoria, BC, blogs regularly on Buddhism for the “Spiritually Speaking” column in the Victoria Times Colonist. Here is a sampling of his recent posts:
Zen meditation is about authenticity
What is the essential Buddhist question? Suffering.
The grievous . . . Read More.
Posted on Parabola Magazine’s FB page, picked up by Sweeping Zen, and now reflected here. (But who of them can add the trivial fact, like I can, that I used to play in Murray Park behind Leonard’s boyhood home in Westmount, or that our mothers . . . Read More.
A Residential Insight Meditation Retreat
A HEALING TIME with Howard Cohn Wood Acres Retreat Centre, Moose Jaw November 9th to 12th, 2012 (Friday evening to Monday noon)
Nurture the healing power of Insight Meditation and Lovingkindness. With the support of good company, silence and continuity . . . Read More.
Eshusan at the Victoria Zen Centre has put together an excellent series of videos on aspects of Zen practice.
Here is the first one: Orientation to Zen – Zazen (Zen Meditation)
Also in the series are:
Home Practice http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMbDKZy201w
Five-Minute Practice Session http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pKwViVV41A
Kinhin . . . Read More.
Via CBC News… http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2012/08/21/f-vp-handler-schools-brain-lingo-sel.html