Sumeru News — British Columbia

Tara in the Palm of Your Hand, new book by Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

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Via Zuru Ling… We in the Zuru Community are very fortunate. On Sept. 11th, Our precious Lama, Ven. Zasep Rinpoche will be bestowing a Green Tara Tantric Initiation and launching the first book he has just published, “Tara in the Palm of your Hand”. Green Tara is the Buddhist Deity of Active Compassion and Wisdom. Her meditation... Read more »

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“The Buddhist View of Emotions” retreat, Whistler, BC, Nov. 15-17

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Via the Lower Mainland Buddhism group… The Buddhist View of Emotions, November 15-17, 2013 “ For aeons, almost everything we think and feel, all our interpretations have been rooted in hope and fear, which in turn, have bound our minds up in turbulent emotions, constraining them to such a degree that we no longer have any control... Read more »

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Zenwest Buddhist Society – Autumn schedule: that’s one healthy sangha!

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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.

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Interfaith dialogue on Richmond’s “Highway to Heaven”

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The “Highway to Heaven” in Richmond, BC, is home to a multitude of religious institutions, including Buddhist. Here’s an article from the Vancouver Sun, about how they all get along, and about interfaith dialogue and cooperation between them. The Thrangu Buddhist Temple is a leader in this, as they are in eco-action initiatives on their... Read more »

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West Van Buddhist philanthropist appointed to Order of BC

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Celebrating their support of  healthcare and children’s education in B.C., two West Vancouver residents, Robert Ho and Sergio Cocchia, have been appointed to the Order of British Columbia. Ho is a philanthropist who has donated millions of dollars to healthcare institutions and universities and director of the Tung Lin Kok Yuen Buddhist charity. Full story... Read more »

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