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Toronto, Canada: Tam and Five Friends Exhibition, Artists’ Reception, June 23, 2pm

Buddhist scholar Master Tam Shek-Wing is a third-generation painter from the Geshan and Lingnan traditions. Tam turns 85 in 2019. Five of his artist-friends join in this celebration with this exhibition. It is a celebration of friends old and new, one that is between a chef and a diner that spans over three decades (Lo); a budding one that is formed from afar by way of the 16th Karmapa and the Dalai Lama (Shein); a group of immigrants who found a sense of kinship through the arts in a foreign land (Chan, Ma, and Xue).…

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Class Schedule 2019 (Toronto)

The English classes will take a break for the year-end holidays beginning Dec. 23 and will reopen on Jan. 5, 2019 (Saturday).

Below is our English class schedule:

Intermediate meditation: Tuesday 7:30pm – 9pm

General meditation: Saturday 10:30am – 12pm

While there are no plans for introductory classes in 2019, you are welcome to visit us during the Saturday morning session.…

Class Schedule 2018 (Toronto)

Below is our English class schedule:

Intermediate meditation: Tuesday 7:30pm – 9pm

General meditation: Saturday 10:30am – 12pm

While we do not yet have plans for introductory classes in 2018, you are welcome to visit us during the Saturday morning session.…

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In Memory of Shenphen Dawa Rinpoche 悼念仙藩甯波車

By Master Tam Shek-wing

Translator’s note: H.H. Shenphen Dawa Norbu Rinpoche was a good friend of Master Tam. Tam wrote the following in memory of him. The original Chinese text can be found below the English translation.

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Shenphen Dawa Rinpoche, courtesy of Tersar.org

My good friend, H.H.…

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Winter News 2017/18

As we are approaching the end of 2017, here is a note for the year-end closure (Toronto):

VBA is closed for the holiday season Dec. 23 – Jan. 5. The general meditation class resumes Jan. 6 (Saturday).

Unless otherwise noted, below is our English class schedule:

Intermediate meditation: Tuesday 7:30pm – 9pm

General meditation: Saturday 10:30am – 12pm

While we do not yet have plans for introductory classes in 2018, you are welcome to visit us during the Saturday morning session.…