Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic presents… Mindful Self-Compassion Core Skills Training Retreat Dr. Christopher Germer Join Dr. Christopher Germer in this highly regarded training retreat for Health Care Professionals who wish to learn the essentials of Mindful Self-Compassion. Participants of this non-residential weekend workshop will learn the core skills of the 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training, an... Read more »
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Via Lower Mainland Buddhism… Westminster Abbey Vipassana Weekend Retreat. January 17 – 19th Join Brian Ruhe for a silent weekend of Vipassana Meditation and Buddhist Philosophy. Happy New Year!! Make a New Year’s resolution! WMA is a Catholic Monastery in Mission about a 1.5 hour drive from Vancouver with 31 Benedictine monks and it’s a great place... Read more »
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Via Mississauga.com… Ms Chen [of Cham Shan Temple] said after the Nov. 4 meeting, in which government officials promised to “look into our case”, the group was told that while it might not be possible to cancel the wind projects, “they would look at relocation…and promised to get back to us. We were told it... Read more »
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Via Centre of Gravity… LIFE IS HARD: LOVE AND COMPASSION ARE NECESSITIES FOR BASIC SUSTAINABILITY with Norman Fischer Based on Norman’s recent book “Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong,”, in turn based on a popular traditional Indo-Tibetan text, this weekend workshop will offer practical exercises for reducing self-centeredness, which comes so... Read more »
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Liberals willing to talk to Buddhists about impact of proposed wind farm on Cham Shan Temple retreat
Via the Peterborough Examiner… MPP Laurie Scott brought the concerns of the Cham Shan Temple in Bethany to Queen’s Park on Wednesday, asking Premier Kathleen Wynne whether her government would let its energy policy chase out a planned $40-million Buddhist retreat. “Premier, will the Buddhist dream be gone with the wind?” asked Scott, the Progressive... Read more »
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