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.
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.
With students having begun planning their course schedules for the next academic year, I would like to send out the announcement of the new year-long Pali beginners course “Reading Pali with Burmese Manuscripts, I will be offering starting September, pasted below. It is . . . Read More.
you are cordially invited to join Buddhists from all traditions in celebrating the birth of the buddha at the Queen’s Park grounds
Join in a Buddha Puja Offer flowers to the Buddha Chant the Pure Land Sutras Bathe the Baby Buddha Transfer Merit . . . Read More.
As my mother used to say: “Old age ain’t for wimps.” Now that baby boomers are entering their golden years, how to practice the Dharma as a senior and how to hang on to a Sangha have become more widely pondered issues.
We recently received . . . 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.
Tibetan Resettlement Aid Concert II Sponsored by the Tibetan Resettlement Project Canada
Saturday, April 27, 2013 @ 6 pm Gangjong Choedenling Toronto
Info: http://www.tibet.ca Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tibetresettlementproject?hc_location=stream
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PRESS RELEASE / www.buddhistcouncil.ca
‘Wesak Day’ – May 24, 2013 – Proclaimed by the Mayor of Toronto
We are pleased to announce that
His Worship Rob Ford, the Mayor of Toronto, has declared May 24th, 2013 as ‘Wesak Day’.
May Full Moon . . . 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 firstname.lastname@example.org,
The Truth of Life
April 26, 2013 / 7:30pm-9:30pm
Sidney Smith Hall, . . . Read More.
The RELIGION GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM at the Department for the Study of Religion of the University of Toronto presents:
The Earliest Recoverable Language of Buddhism, Linguistic Ambiguities, and the Process of its Transmission Thursday, April 25, 2013, 2.00-3.30 pm, JHB 318
Respondent: Christoph Emmrich
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Winter 2013 Anthropology Colloquium Series presents:
Prof. Jason Neelis (Religious Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University)
Shipping Dharma: Long-distance Mobility and Cross-cultural Transmission between South Asia and Southeast Asia
Friday, April 19, 2013 / 2:00-4:00pm
Location: UTM, 262 North Building, Dean’s Lounge. A limited number of bus tickets will . . . Read More.
NEW ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES
LECTURES IN THE ARTS, HISTORIES, LITERATURES AND RELIGIONS OF BURMA
presented by the Southeast Asia Seminar Series
Van Gennep’s Rites of Passage and Vipassana: What ‘Circular’ Life-cycle Rituals Might Look Like in Burma
Gustaaf Houtman Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Oriental . . . Read More.
Buddhism and Science: An International Workshop
An International Workshop at the University of Toronto Scarborough / April 12th-14th, 2013
Organized by Prof. Geoffrey Samuel. Sponsored by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen 東蓮覺苑 Perspectives on Buddhist Thought and Culture Series, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, . . . Read More.
Lamas, Spies, Gentleman Scholars, and Trans-Himalayan Traders: The Meeting of Religion, Colonialism, Politics and Economics in Twentieth Century Kalimpong
A Workshop at the University of Toronto Scarborough, April 5-6, 2013
Organized by Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa and Jayeeta Sharma
Sponsored by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen . . . Read More.
Registration for the retreat is now full. However, spaces open up regularly, so if you’d like to attend, we encourage you to sign up for our Waiting List.
We will shortly be asking all registrants to complete a survey that will help us to plan . . . Read More.
The 2012-13 Tung Lin Kok Yuen Perspectives on Buddhist Thought and Culture series presents
“Between Buddhism and Science, Between Mind and Body”
A lecture by Geoffrey Samuel, the 2012-13 TLKY Visiting Professor in Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough
April 12, 2013 at . . . 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.
Friday March 22nd, 3-5 pm Jackman Humanities Building room 317 University of Toronto, St. George campus Prof. Geoffrey Samuel
The Concept of Zomia and its Relevance to Tibetan Studies
The term ‘Zomia’ was introduced in 2002 in an article by the Dutch sociologist and Bangladesh specialist . . . Read More.