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Korean Buddhist vegetarian celebration in Ottawa

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The Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism and the Korean Cultural Center Canada will hold a special event to introduce Korean traditional culture and healthy food at the Canadian Museum of History from September 12 through 14, 2018. This is a celebration of the 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Canada and Korea, which was hosted by the Korea Cultural Center Canada following the last year. On September 12, a dinner party featuring various temple food will take place, where government officials, politicians, media people, and famous chefs are expected to attend. The temple food to be presented is 'The Korean traditional fermented food,' which...

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Sand Mandala 2018 Ottawa

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Sand Mandala 2018 - Echoes of the Sacred October 11-14 (Save the date - Preliminary announcement) We are pleased to announce that His Holiness along with Vajra master Khenchen Tsewang and the monks of the Palyul Namdroling monastery will demonstrate the sacred ritual art of the creation and dissolution of a sand mandala dedicated to the deities of wisdom compassion. This 4 day event will also include ritual initiation ceremonies, a fund-raising bazaar, Tibetan food, masked Lama dances, and a performance of sacred music and chants from the Tibetan ritual called Chöd ("Cutting through the ego"). Please check the website www.palyulottawa.org...

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World Parliament of Religions 2018 Toronto

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The World Parliament of Religions (est. 1893) will be holding its 7th Parliament. This one will be in Toronto, November 1-7, 2018. Approximately 10,000 people are expected to attend. Here is a link to the event website. Are you going? Are you planning a program with colleagues? What will be the North American Buddhist presence? A search of their blog for the key term "buddhist" only turns up five posts, the most recent of which is from 2011. Let's start the conversation... https://parliamentofreligions.org/parliament/2018-toronto/toronto-2018

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INCOGNITO reviewed in ARTiculate

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INCOGNITO reviewed in ARTiculate, the bi-annual magazine of the West Kootenay Arts Council, in conjunction with a reading at the Nelson, BC, public library by Dianne Harke, author of INCOGNITO: The Astounding Life of Alexandra David-Neel (Sumeru 2016). This reading will be the second in what will hopefully be a vibrant series we’re calling A... Read more »

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Ottawa Friends of Tibet Dinner 2017

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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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