Via Lower Mainland Buddhism… On October 6, 2013, SGI Canada, Vancouver we will hold a commemorative event to celebrate our achievements by looking at our past, present and future. “Victory: An SGI Canada Celebration of Peace, Culture and Education” This year will be the 23rd anniversary of the opening of the SGI Canada Culture Centre... Read more »
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Buddhist talks and meditation workshops/retreat September 28 to Oct. 6, 2013 Free Admission. Born in Malaysia Master Ji Ru studied Theravada Buddhism and ordained in that tradition in Thailand in 1980. He later studied Chinese Buddhism and ordained in that tradition under the late great Buddhist Master Venerable ZhuMo in 1986. Master Ji Ru had... Read more »
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The Peace Days program has been created for the general public and focuses on cultural diversity, family, and the participation of the general population of Winnipeggers and Manitobans. Our goal is to create a popular event, and develop a firm commitment towards creating and expanding the culture of peace and compassion in the city of... Read more »
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Via Reverend Danny Fisher… This via Buddhist Studies at Leiden University… A NWO-funded Research Project Call for Papers A Conference on Buddhism and Social Justice 23-25 April 2014, Leiden University Moving away from a common perception of Buddhism as intrinsically a tradition of peace and justice, our project—based at Leiden University—seeks to explore the various ways... Read more »
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Via http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/india-inde/highlights-faits/2013/2013-07-10-statement-declaration.aspx?lang=en July 10, 2013 | No. 201307-03 Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom, and Jim Nickel, Acting High Commissioner for Canada to India, today issued the following statement condemning Sunday’s bombing of the Bodh Gaya pilgrimage site in Bihar, India: “Canada is shocked at this wanton act of terrorist violence against one of Buddhism’s... Read more »
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