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.
Buddhist summer day camp for teens
FOR AGES 13 -17, FULL DAY (9:30 AM – 3:30 PM) 2 WEEKS (JULY 15-19; 22-26, 2013)
Enjoy a respectful and friendly environment to explore the remarkable teachings of the Buddha (Dharma) taught in a stress-free secular context. . . . 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.
Non-Christian prisoners in Canadian jails have launched a legal challenge to Ottawa’s decision cutting non-Christian prison chaplains. Here’s the story in the Winnipeg Free Press: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/inmates-suing-over-ottawas-decision-to-cut-muslim-sikh-wiccan-chaplains-199015341.html
2013 Public Lecture Series: Introduction to Buddhism The Vancouver Buddhist Temple will be holding a public lecture series entitled “Introduction to Buddhism”, featuring five distinguished scholars.
Date: The first lecture will be on March 19, 2013. Location: Vancouver Buddhist Temple, 220 Jackson Ave, Vancouver BC, . . . Read More.
The next Vancouver Mindfulness Network Meeting is Feb 13, 7-9pm, at BC Children’s Hospital, Ambulatory Care Building, Room K0-155.
Preliminary Agenda Items:
- Planning for Vancouver mindfulness conference in 2013 (M. Callahan) – Report-back from Mindfulness with Youth Conference at UCSD (M. Callahan, B. Callahan, . . . Read More.
David Cherniak’s new Retreat movie premieres next week-end. Here’s a note from him about it…
RETREAT, a feature documentary I just finished will get it’s world premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Monday Jan. 28 at 8pm in the historic Arlington Theatre. It . . . Read More.
Insight Meditation Winnipeg recently sent us a note…
Hello Winnipeg Insight Meditation Group, Kurt will lead this Sunday’s final Dharma talk on the 1st Noble Truth. Sunday January 13, 2013.Should you wish to read the Bhudda’s first ever discourse where he reveals for the first time the . . . Read More.
This SBA podcast includes Paul McCartney’s 13-minute video “Glass Walls” promoting vegetarian diet and an end to animal cruelty.
I began learning Tai Chi with Moy Lin-shin in Toronto in 1976, and have been practicing on and off ever since then. Recently the Taoist Tai Chi Society, which he founded, included a video on their website of Master Moy performing the 108-move set. Thought . . . Read More.
Arun, over at Angry Asian Buddhist, posted this request for participants in a study being done at IBS. Come on, Canadians, jump on board for this one if you are part of the right demographic.
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will be on tour in North America in the summer/fall of 2013. He will have two Canadian events.
Happy Teachers will Change the World is a 5-day mindfulness retreat for educators, August 11-16, 2013.
Registration is expected to open between . . . Read More.
How to live a happy married life in Buddhism, by Chandima Gangodawila, Theravada Buddhist Chaplain to UBC
When: Monday, January 7, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Where: IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE – Public Study Rooms – Room 315, UBC Point Grey Campus Description: A lecture followed . . . Read More.
Exploring the Five Traditional Buddhist Precepts and Guided Meditation Practices
Saturday January 26th – 9.30 am to 5 pm The Canadian Memorial Centre For Peace 1825 West 16th Ave, Vancouver
The Recovery Monday Team/Vancouver Buddhist Centre presents: a day of looking at the how the . . . Read More.
Chris Banigan is a Canadian Buddhist thangka painter and graphic designer who lives in Toronto. If you’ve ever read a Buddhist book published by Snow Lion, you’ve seen his work. He’s very low-key but I’ve convinced him, after repeated requests, to allow Sumeru to post some . . . Read More.