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Buddhist Cosmology lecture @ UTScarborough

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June 19, 7:00 pm University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, AA 303 Y. KARUNADASA Lecture: Time and Space: A Buddhist Perspective Most early Indian philosophical systems recognized the objective reality of both time and space. However, in this regard Buddhism took an entirely different position: Time and space are not two absolute realities, but... Read more »

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HH Dalai Lama in Calgary, Sept 09

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With tickets still available, Calgarians have a chance to secure a seat at “connect NOW” for the historic address from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama when he visits the city this fall for the first time in nearly 30 years. Tickets for connect NOW, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s September 30 public address at... Read more »

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HH Dalai Lama in Vancouver, Sept 09

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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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Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country

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Recent Burmese democracy demonstrations led by Buddhist monks were reported around the world by citizen journalists who were able to circumvent their repressive government’s banning of foreign media during the troubles. This documentary follows one such young Burmese reporter who risked all  to get the message out. The film, which has won numerous awards in... Read more »

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Unmistaken Child

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There’s a new documentary movie out, about a Tibetan geshe’s search for the reincarnation of his deceased teacher. It’s called “Unmistaken Child,” and was produced by an Israeli film crew over a period of six years in India and Tibet. The movie was well received at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival and has just... Read more »

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