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Supporting Buddhist Charities in Canada

Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Charity

There are 252 Canadian Buddhist charities listed on the CanadaHelps portal. Just follow this link: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/explore/charities/?q=buddhist The CanadaHelps mission statement: CanadaHelps makes giving simple. We’re a non-profit social enterprise and registered charity, with a mission to engage Canadians in the charitable sector by providing accessible and affordable online technology to both donors and charities. We want to promote – and ultimately increase – charitable giving in Canada. Through CanadaHelps.org, anyone can donate online to any of Canada’s 86,000+ registered charities. We have proudly facilitated over $650 million in charitable donations through our website since launching in 2000. For donors, CanadaHelps.org is...

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Ottawa Friends of Tibet Dinner 2017

Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Events Ottawa Tibet

The annual Ottawa Friends of Tibet dinner is coming up soon on Friday, November 10 at the Ottawa Hellenic Centre at 6 p.m. The cost is $75 for advance orders (see attached flyer). Here’s a link to info: http://www.oft.ca/EN/Events.html If you are interested, please reserve your ticket directly from OFT by phone (613-816-9552) or email (OFT.dinner@gmail.com)

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Upcoming Palyul Ottawa events

Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Events Ottawa Teachers Visiting Teachers

Tulku Dawa will teach us on the following (based on your requests): Oct 18th, 19th (Wednesday & Thursday) & Oct 21st (Saturday) – continue the teachings on Bodhicaryavatara “The Way of the Bodhisattva” by Shantideva Oct 20th (Friday) – Public Talk – Meditation and It’s Benefits Oct 2017-Tulku Dawa Public Talk PDF Poster, or click on... Read more »

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Buddhist Literary Festival update

Books Buddhism Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Events Toronto

Welcome to the Inaugural Buddhist Literary Festival As part of Toronto’s 28th Word on the Street Festival thewordonthestreet.ca Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 (11 am – 6 pm) Harbourfront Centre, Toronto Booth 338 (Zone 3) Buddhism is a Religion, Philosophy, Psychology and Science. But, outside of the Academy, few are aware that it also has a... Read more »

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Contemplative walking

Buddhism Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Meditation Sumeru Books

I had the opportunity this week to take a walk in Gatineau National Park with Innen Ray Parchelo, the Tendai priest who runs the Padakun contemplative walking society (http://www.padakun.com/), along with a couple of other hardy sojourners. Ray is the author of Walk Like a Mountain: The Handbook of Buddhist Walking Practices (Sumeru 2012), and he will be... Read more »

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