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.
April 9th, 2013 Contact: Rodney Ruel Cell: 778-885-3462 email@example.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHASING THE FACE OF BUDDHA
Crowdfunding for Feature Length Documentary
CHASING THE FACE OF BUDDHA is a feature length documentary that follows acclaimed master sculptor and Buddhist, SUNTI PICHETCHAIYAKUL, as he takes . . . Read More.
Here is the latest Tibetan Resettlement Project update…
The nominations for the first group of the displaced Tibetans have been sent to Central Tibetan Administration.
A total of 204 Tibetans will arrive in Canada this year in the following cities. Ottawa — 26; Toronto . . . Read More.
The Tibet Resettlement Project now has a Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/tibetresettlementproject
The Government of Canada is facilitating the immigration of up to 1,000 Tibetans living in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India, at the request of the Canada Tibet Committee and Canada’s Tibetan community. Up to . . . Read More.
Derek Rasmussen blogs about meditation, Dharma and activism from his home in Ottawa. Lots of good stuff here, folks!
The Upaya Institute in Santa Fe, NM, offers a Buddhist Chaplaincy program, and several Canadians have graduated from their program. Here is information about two of them, along with their theses:
Andrew Blake (2010)
photo by Lynette Monteiro
Andrew is cofounder and program director at . . . Read More.
Vancouver & Victoria
Excluding groups that are tangentially tagged as “Buddhist” the breakdown is as follows: 4 Theravada 7 Mahayana (including three that focus on martial arts) 10 Vajrayana (mostly Shambhala) 13 New Kadampa (which many people do NOT . . . Read More.
Larry Norman Reside Obituary
On Saturday, June 9th, with Maureen at his side, Larry peacefully ended his 7 year struggle with cancer. Ever grateful for and devoted to his wife Maureen; proud step Dad to Pemi (Emily) and Tovy (Sarah-Jane); thrilled to be Grampa to . . . Read More.
From the 6th World Parliamentarians Convention on Tibet, Ottawa, April, 2012:
From the Toronto Star: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1169958–dalai-lama-to-speak-in-ottawa-today
From Sun News: http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/sunnews/canada/archives/2012/04/20120428-181004.html
From The Globe & Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/dalai-lama-mocks-chinas-interest-in-naming-his-successor/article2416580/
From CTV: http://montreal.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20120430/mtl_dalai_120430/20120430/?hub=MontrealHome
From the Central Tibetan Administration: http://tibet.net/2012/04/30/his-holiness-inaugurates-world-parliamentarians-convention-on-tibet-meets-canadian-pm/
The story can be found here: http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/international/2465-6th-world-parliamentarians-convention-on-tibet-to-be-held-in-canada
Information about the organizers can be found here: http://www.tpprc.org/about-wpct.html
So far, no Canadian news media outlet has reported on this impending event!
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a public talk in Ottawa on April 28, 2012. The topic is “Ethics for a Whole World.”
The website, where one can buy tickets online and view related material, is now up on the Canada Tibet Committee’s site: http://www.tibet.ca/2012/
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Ottawa – Ethics for a Whole World: A Public Talk by the Dalai Lama
The Canada Tibet Committee (CTC) is honoured to host an historic Public Talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Saturday, 28 April at the Ottawa Civic Centre. Doors open at . . . Read More.
Living the Heatrt of Wisdom is a 21-month study and practice program exploring the liberating teachings of the Buddha, intended for those who wish to deepen in Dharma practice. The program is taught by Daryl Lynn Ross, a Buddhist teacher with True North Insight.
CLICK . . . Read More.
From the Ottawa Citizen:
A week before PM Harper’s China visit, Tibetan Canadians urge him to support Tibet.
In a gesture of solidarity with rallies taking place throughout the world on November 1st to draw attention to the current situation in Tibet, the following statements were read in Canada’s House of Commons by MPs from all four federal parties:
Ms. Elizabeth May (Saanich—Gulf Islands, . . . Read More.
Bop jazz drummer Jerry Granelli, a well-known fixture in the Halifax Buddhist community for many years, will be performing at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on Wednesday, October 12. Here’s a feature article and details about the event from the Ottawa Citizen: