Back in October, we posted a note about this but only a rough cut video was available. Now the 46-minute edited version of the ceremony is out and we have updated our previous post. You can watch here: http://www.sumeru-books.com/2013/10/eshu-martins-osho-ceremony-victoria-2013/
Eshu Martin, abbot at Zenwest in Victoria, BC, participated in an Osho ceremony on September 28, 2013, which was filmed (two cameras, pro sound). The ceremony was presided over by Rev. Genjo Marinello, Abbot, Seattle Zen Temple (Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji).
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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
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Got the e-mail update today on what is happening at Zenwest Buddhist Society in Victoria, BC, over the coming months and it is (as they say) a TON of stuff.
You can check it out here.
Hope this finds you smiilng. We want to let you know that we will be releasing some special “Day of Show” tickets for Thich Nhat Hanh’s public talk in Toronto at the Sony Centre.
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Zenwest (aka the Victoria Zen Centre) recently launched a campaign to build three small buildings for short-term retreats. So far, their funding drive has reached 25% of target.
Here is a link to some architectural prototypes for the structures, and details of the campaign: http://zenwest.ca/latest-news/100-hermitage
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Here’s a listing for upcoming events at the London Zen Centre, Ontario, for autumn 2013.
Course – Introduction to Zen, meditation and koans
September 25-November 13. For more information or to register click the link above. This eight week class covers everything you need to develop . . . Read More.
Via Rev. Genjo Marinello, Abbot, Seattle Zen Temple (Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji www.choboji.org)… I am happy to tell you more about this event, Sept. 28th, 3:30pm, UVic Interfaith chapel. Osho is the Japanese Zen word for temple priest so this is a . . . Read More.
When it is a fashion statement for sale in a home accessory store, the answer is not so clear!
Hope you find this photo aMUsing.
Hope this finds you smiilng.
We want to let you know that Tickets for Thich Nhat Hanh’s public talk in Toronto are almost sold out. In fact, there are no tickets left on Ticketmaster.ca.
There are, however, about 80 good tickets at . . . Read More.
This is a friendly reminder that tickets for Thich Nhat Hanh’s public talk in Toronto go on sale tomorrow, June 1.
Online tickets will go on sale at 10 am at ticketmaster.ca.
You can also buy tickets in person at: Snow Lion – The Meditation . . . Read More.
Shodo Spring’s Compassionate Earth Walk begins in Alberta on July 4th, and will follow the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline route south into the USA. Her initiative was recently profiled in The Huffington Post, with the title – An Inconvenient Walk: A Grandmother’s Invitation.
Enpuku-ji Zen Centre in Montréal’s Plateau district is now offering a vegetarian bed-and-breakfast room for rent on the airbnb site. Details here.
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.
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.
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I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons
McClelland & Stewart, 2012 ISBN-13: 9780771080401
Paperback edition coming in August 2013
Everybody loves Leonard, and rightly so. He is one of Canada’s great treasures, known worldwide through his songs, poetry and novels. He is . . . 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 email@example.com,
The Truth of Life
April 26, 2013 / 7:30pm-9:30pm
Sidney Smith Hall, . . . Read More.
Chris Beal, at Buddhist Fiction Blog, has recently posted an interview with Ruth Ozeki about her new novel: A Tale for the Time Being.
Read it AT THIS LINK.