Reverend Michael Hayashi, of the Manitoba Buddhist Temple, has passed away. Here is the letter posted by the Living Dharma Centre, the Jodo Shinshu umbrella organization in Canada: To Temples, board members, members and friends, Reverend Michael Hayashi, our wise, caring and genuine friend, the minister for the Manitoba Buddhist Temple has entered the Pure... Read more »
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Via the Winnipeg Free Press… After more than a decade of sermons, speeches and television appearances, the city’s most public Buddhist is becoming a little more enlightened about the prospect of retirement. “I wanted to work until (age) 80, but I figured if I worked too long I wouldn’t enjoy my retirement,” explains Sensei Fredrich... Read more »
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Via Truth is Within, Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu’s blog… I was thinking to write an article about the difference between religion and culture, but it doesn’t seem like the discussion would be complete without including religion’s best frenemy, science. So, here goes. I’m writing this article both because these three topics are of course of great professional... 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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Not exactly “Meditation in the Park” or “Change Your Mind Day”, guerrilla meditation is a medmob (meditation flashmob). This one is being pioneered by Canadian bhikkhu Yuttadhammo in Winnipeg. Here are the details (and a medmob link)… http://yuttadhammo.sirimangalo.org/2013/08/guerrilla-meditation.html
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