Abbot Ajahn Sona takes us on a tour of the spiritual and practical design elements of Birken Forest Monastery (‘Sitavana’) – a Canadian Theravada Buddhist monastery of the Thai Forest Tradition located in the interior region of British Columbia. – For more information: http://birken.ca | firstname.lastname@example.org
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The annual Kwan Yin Festival for peace and healing in Lytton B.C. will be celebrated on Sunday, June 22, 2014 on the Chinese temple site. A temple dedicated to Kwan Yin stood in Lytton 1880-1928. The ceremony will be performed by the monks of Lions Gate Buddhist Priory. Vegetarian potluck to follow. All are welcome.... Read more »
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Just found this lovely 5-minute video about Seo Kwang Sa in Langley, BC, made by Maxine Kim a couple of years ago. Seo Kwang Sa- Vancouver Canada from Maxine JY Kim on Vimeo.
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Via Lower Mainland Buddhism… Westminster Abbey Vipassana Weekend Retreat. January 17 – 19th Join Brian Ruhe for a silent weekend of Vipassana Meditation and Buddhist Philosophy. Happy New Year!! Make a New Year’s resolution! WMA is a Catholic Monastery in Mission about a 1.5 hour drive from Vancouver with 31 Benedictine monks and it’s a great place... Read more »
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The Northwest Dharma News is published by the Northwest Dharma Association (based in Seattle), a member supported non-profit organization serving Alaska, Yukon, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho & Montana. Here are their articles about Canadian Buddhism: Creating an Osho and a Hermitage at Zenwest Traditional Tibetan Values Upheld at Canada’s Thrangu Monastery Vancouver, BC, Thai Community... Read more »
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