The Regina Leader-Post recently published a very nice profile of Rev. Uttam Barua and the Wat Buddhadhamma Buddhist Temple. Buddhist community is small but vibrant
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Via the Regina Leader-Post… Q+A with Reverend Uttam Barua at Regina Wat Buddhadhamma Buddhist Community is small but vibrant After escaping religious turmoil in Bangladesh in 1991, Reverend Uttam Barua found himself in Regina in 2009 at Wat Buddhadhamma temple. Barua is now a Buddhist monk at the Elphinstone Street temple, where Saskatchewan’s Theravada Buddhist... Read more »
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Regina Insight Meditation Retreat… Here are details about Howie Cohn’s Non-Residential Metta (Lovingkindness) Retreat that Howie will be teaching here in Regina on March 1st, 2nd and 3rd. The theme, A Loving Heart, seems to me to be a natural follow-on from his last retreat (A Healing Time) that he led on November 30 and... Read more »
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Regina Leader-Post reprints bad Vancouver Sun article on Canadian Buddhism: http://www.leaderpost.com/life/Buddhism+house+divided/7755402/story.html I hope people are writing letters to the editors of these newspapers to tell them their articles are inaccurate and offensive! Perhaps the publishers of these papers should also seriously consider sending their staffers to the Pure Land Buddhism conference being held at the end of... Read more »
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Establishment of a Buddhist temple in Regina’s heritage district has been approved by City Council, after controversy about the temple’s proposed food donation program. Here’s a link to the most recent news article about it… http://www.newstalk980.com/story/20101005/41381 For background, Google “Regina Buddhist Temple”
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