Reverend Michael Hayashi, of the Manitoba Buddhist Temple, has passed away. Here is the letter posted by the Living Dharma Centre, the Jodo Shinshu umbrella organization in Canada: To Temples, board members, members and friends, Reverend Michael Hayashi, our wise, caring and genuine friend, the minister for the Manitoba Buddhist Temple has entered the Pure... Read more »
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From the International Buddhist Confederation of Canada: Creation of Green Tara Sand and Medicine Buddha Mandalas in Toronto from Sept 5-13! The International Buddhist Confederation of Canada has invited Sopa Khenpo Rinpoche and his monks from Dzongkar Choede Monastery in south India to Toronto for this wonderful event! This will take place at the Buddhist... Read more »
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We have just learned that Lama Catherine Rathbun Jetsun Yeshe, founder and teacher at Friends of the Heart in Toronto, has passed away. Here is a notice from Toronto Mind-Body: http://www.torontomindbody.org/lama-catherine-rathbun-jestsun-yeshe-passes/ Here is a brief outline of her life, from the Friends of the Heart website: Catherine Rathbun Jetsun Yeshe A householder, a mother, a wife. a teacher,... Read more »
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Early last year we put out a call for material for an anthology of writing by Canadian Buddhist women teachers, scholars and practitioners … and the response was overwhelming! The project is now nearing completion of the editing phase, under the able leadership of Tanya McGinnity (www.fullcontactenlightenment.com) and we are almost ready to begin the... Read more »
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DEATH AND DEATHLESSNESS – Tibetan Buddhist Wisdom on Dying & Death with H.E. Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche SAT NOV 29th 7-9pm $10 A rare visit and opportunity to learn from H.E. Zurmang Rinpoche who will teach on the Bardo Thodal known in the West as the ‘Tibetan Book of the Dead’. Rinpoche will address what happens at the moment... Read more »
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