Sumeru News — Toronto

Applying Mindfulness in Dealing with Difficult Thoughts and Emotions

Buddhist Psychology Toronto Workshop

The Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism is happy to announce our upcoming program : Buddhist Mindfulness Psycho-education (on-line) Program: Applying Mindfulness in Dealing with Difficult Thoughts and Emotions for young adults & college students under 30    4 Saturdays: Feb 19 – Mar 12, 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm   This program will begin with exploring what participants consider as stress, as well as what the Buddha and western sciences say about stress. We will then delve into some Buddhist approaches for dealing with difficult thoughts and emotions. A key Buddhist practice is mindfulness. The program will introduce some...

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New Paths in Teaching Buddhist Studies conference wrap-up

Buddhism of the Future Buddhist Studies Chaplaincy Conferences Meditation Toronto

Videos of the presentations from the New Paths in Teaching Buddhist Studies conference hosted by the Ho Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto will be available in the not-too-distant future. Meanwhile, I was asked by the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies to write up a brief report on the panel, "Complicating Meditation in the Classroom," in which I was one of the presenters. Here it is:

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Buddhist Studies conference in Toronto Feb 21-23 2020

Buddhist Studies Conferences Toronto

New Paths in Teaching Buddhist Studies is a three-day conference being hosted at the University of Toronto, sponsored by the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies and organized by professors Frances Garrett and Sarah Richardson. A limited number of spots are available for people to attend the conference via video link. There are also two public keynote addresses, on Thursday and Friday night. Registration is via Eventbrite. Here is the link to the event website:

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Buddhist Chaplaincy workshop and classes

Chaplaincy Death Toronto

I recently received this information from Chris Ng, director of the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada, about an upcoming panel discussion on Buddhist Hospice and Palliative Care (at Hart House, University of Toronto, January 11, 2020) and two in-depth courses, Introduction to Buddhist Counselling and Buddhist Contemplative Care at End of Life. May I invite you to an afternoon of panel presentations and discussion on Buddhist Hospice and Palliative Care at Hart House, U of T (Jan 11, 2020, 1 - 5 pm) 1st panel: Historical Development of Hospice & Palliative Care and the Role of Volunteers Panelists:  Linda Hochstetler, MSW, RSW, Social Worker...

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Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism

Buddhism in Canada Buddhist Psychology Education MBSR Mindfulness Psychology Toronto

There's a new Buddhist centre in town, and it is unique in its approach. The Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism, just launched in 2019, focuses on psychotherapy from a Buddhist perspective. In addition to counselling and workshops for patients, it is also dedicated to training professionals in the counselling field. Find out more here: As described on their website,  AN EDUCATIONAL HUB FOR MINDFULNESS AND COUNSELLING Established in 2019, the Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism aims to provide educational programming that focuses on the application of the Buddhist teachings in contemporary societies through collaboration with educational institutions and Buddhist communities...

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