The Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia will be hosting a conference on Canadian Buddhism in October 2010: Buddhism in Canada: Global Causes, Local Conditions 15-17 October 2010 University of British Columbia Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program funded by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation The IAR offers a wide... Read more »
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The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace, which is touring the world, will only be in Canada for a short period of time. Here are the scheduled venues: 12-20 June 2010, Phap Van Temple, 420 Traders Blvd., Mississauga, ON 24 July – 1 August 2010, Truc Lam Monastery, 11328 – 97 Street, Edmonton, AB 8-15 August 2010,... Read more »
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The University of British Columbia will be publishing a new scholarly overview of Asian religions in BC later this year. Here is the link to more details… http://www.iar.ubc.ca/programs/pastprograms/asianreligions
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Thrangu Rinpoche, one of the great living Vajrayana masters, will visit Canada this summer: Aug. 12 – 14 Ottawa, Canada Teaching: Seven Points of Mind Training of Atisha Program: August 13 – 14 (Contact details to be posted) Aug. 15 – 25 Toronto, Canada KTZL Toronto Thrangu Centre Aug.18-21 – Teaching on The Hundred Verses of Advice... Read more »
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The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education is honoured to host His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Vancouver, September 26-29, 2009 for the Vancouver Peace Summit: Nobel Laureates in Dialogue. Joining the Dalai Lama will be Archbishop Desmond Tutu and other Nobel Laureates: former Irish President Mary Robinson; spiritual writer Eckhart Tolle; and educators,... Read more »
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