Buddhist volunteer(s) needed for prison visits in Kingston Buddhist volunteer(s) needed to visit a small Buddhist group of about 4 men in Collins Bay correctional institution in Kingston to facilitate/supervise prayers and meditation. No special expertise needed, being a Buddhist is enough! Visits can be weekly, bi-weekly or monthly as able, and would occur either in the morning or afternoon for approximately 1 hour. Buddhist Chaplain from Toronto visits monthly but the men need a volunteer to be able to congregate at other times, and are keen to spend more time practising together. Being with the men is quite meaningful...
WALK WITH ME, the new Thich Nhat Hanh documentary narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, is here now. To purchase your copy, here's the link: Walk With Me. And don't forget, we also have Thich Nhat Hahn's earlier film: Peace is Every Step. Get them together for free shipping.
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
The Jade Buddha is currently at Linh Son Temple in North York from 17 July – 3 August, and already thousands of people have gone to pay homage. You will be able to see photos of the crowds on the Jade Buddha website or via their Twitter page: @JadeBuddhaPeace . Linh Son Temple is the... Read more »
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To win hearts and minds, here is a better way than rockets and bombs. Each of us: start where we are, work with what we have, do what we can…in peace, together.
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