Via CBC news…
The first group of Tibetans to relocate to Canada under a new federal program arrived by plane in Toronto on Friday.
Via CTV news…
983 more to arrive.
More information: www.projecttibetsociety.ca
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Yuloköd Studios is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is a single artist studio dedicated to the craft of hand painted stained glass Thangkas and Buddhist iconography as well as preservation and restoration of sacred imagery in painted glass.
About the artist
The resident artist . . . Read More.
Southeast Asia Seminar Series presents a lecture on Buddhism in Cambodia:
ANNE HANSEN (Dept. Languages & Cultures of Asia Center For Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
PAINTING ETHICS: DEATH, LOVE AND MORAL VISION IN KHMER MAHAPARINIBBANA
Friday, November 8th, 2013 4:00 PM – 6:00 . . . Read More.
The UofT/McMaster Yehan Numata Buddhist Studies Program presents a reading group and lecture on Buddhism in Nepal:
ALEXANDER VON ROSPATT (University of California Berkeley)
READING GROUP The Sacred Origins of the Svayambhucaitya and the Nepal Valley. Foreign Speculation and Local Myth, and
The Mural Paintings . . . Read More.
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO / McMASTER UNIVERSITY YEHAN NUMATA PROGRAM BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM
RUPERT GETHIN (Bristol University) NUMATA LECTURE AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE 2nd BIENNIAL UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE:
The Quest for the Historical Buddha and the Path to Enlightenment FRIDAY, November 1, . . . Read More.
Via Buddhist Council of Canada…
Buddhism Heritage Day at the Ontario Legislature, Oct. 10 2013
History was made today when nearly 150 Buddhists of Ontario attended a Buddhism Heritage Day at the Ontario Legislature building on Oct. 10. Initiated by Ontario Member of . . . Read More.
A great article from The Sri Lanka Reporter (based in Toronto), about the dedication ceremony for the then-new home of the Halton Peel Buddhist Cultural Society, West-End Buddhist Cultural Centre…
Sorry it’s a bit older than a year, but I just found it.
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Saturday, November 9, 2013 / 2-4 pm
Last minute venue change. It’s at 569 Spadina Crescent at the UofT MultiFaith Centre.
$25 (suggested dana)
“Tara in the palm of your hand” is the book written by Ven. Zasep Rinpoche and produced by his publishing company, Wind . . . Read More.
Southeast Asia Seminar Series Lecture in the Arts, Histories, Literatures, and Religions of Burma
“Transcultural Intimacies and Infidelities Under Colonial Rule: The History of Contesting Intermarriage, Religion, Race, and Nation in Burma (Myanmar)”
Chie Ikeya (Rutgers University) Thursday, October 24, 2013 2:00 – 4.00 pm
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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.
I took a day off work today to restore my spirit, and stopped by Pyung Hwa Sa, the Chontae Korean Buddhist temple down the street. They have a large property and have devoted a lot of energy to urban farming and communion with nature! After . . . Read More.
You are cordially invited to one of the most Ambitious Free Fine Art exhibits on record…
Enlightenment – The Art of Asia
Special Reception on 28th September, 2013 at 1.30 pm with the Hon. Chris Alexander, Minister of Immigration & Citizenship, MP Joe Daniel, Mayor . . . Read More.
Buddhist talks and meditation workshops/retreat September 28 to Oct. 6, 2013 Free Admission.
Born in Malaysia Master Ji Ru studied Theravada Buddhism and ordained in that tradition in Thailand in 1980. He later studied Chinese Buddhism and ordained in that tradition under the late great . . . Read More.
IMPRESSIONS OF THE BARDO New Paintings by Choegyal Rinpoche
September 21 – 28, 2013 Fleishman Gallery (behind Wonderworks) 79a Harbord Street (West of Spadina) Toronto, Ontario
Opening Ceremony Lama Gyalpo of the Riwoche Temple Saturday, September 21 at 2:30 pm
An example of Rinpoche’s . . . Read More.
The University of Toronto / McMaster University YEHAN NUMATA BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM 2013-14 _____________________________________________________________________________
JUSTIN McDANIEL (University of Pennsylvania)
READING GROUP (CO-SPONSORED BY THE ASIAN INSTITUTE’S CENTRE FOR SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES) The Bird in the Corner of the Picture. Some Problems with the Use of . . . Read More.
Buddhist Talk and Meditation Workshop: Knowing the Teachings of the Buddha
By Ven. Ji Ru, Abbot of Mid-America Buddhist Association Monastery
Date and Time: September 28 & 29, 2013 (Saturday, Sunday), 2-5 pm Place: Room 102, 5 King’s College Road, University of Toronto
Zen . . . Read More.
This is an old story about the Karma Tekchen Zabsal Ling Thrangu Centre in Aurora, ON that started in 2011, but I just found out about it this morning and it is as of yet unresolved. The centre is currently closed except for private students . . . Read More.
VOLUNTEER(S) needed to do a Documentary on THE BUDDHA’S TEACHINGS
While Buddhism is well-known as a Religion, which it is, the Teachings of the Buddha are not often well-known or well understood. In order to introduce the Buddha and his Teachings, in the . . . Read More.