Vajrayana Buddhism Association

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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.…

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Spring News/Schedule 2017

Note: The centre is closed May 1-15. And then May 20 (Saturday) for the Victoria Day weekend.

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 have plans for introductory classes this year, you are welcome to visit us during the Saturday morning session.…

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“In the Lives of Men”

by Vivian Tsang

 

While the media, both online and traditional outlets, have been flooded with discussion on the recent U.S. presidential election, Master Tam has been relatively quiet on the matter. He is not known to be reticent on matters political, and he has in the past made known of his displeasure on the negative impact politicians have on people’s livelihood.…

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Ribbon-cutting at the Five Elders Exhibition

The opening day (May 21, 2016) was a festive affair with guests and fans of the arts attending from all over the GTA. The attendees include city councillors from Toronto (Norm Kelly, Chin Lee), Markham (Alan Ho) and Richmond Hill (Castro Liu), as well as photographer friend of Master Tam, Dr.…

The Five Elders — Celebrating Master Tam’s 82nd Birthday

To celebrate Master Tam’s 82nd birthday, Ontario Chinese Artists Association (OCAA) will be hosting The Five Elders Exhibition May 21-26, 2016, 12 noon to 5pm, showcasing Master Tam’s paintings along with works of four other artists. All are welcome.

The opening ceremony: May 21 (Saturday) at 2pm.…

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Sickness and Meditation

We have been offering general meditation classes to the English speaking public since 2006. This year marks the 10th anniversary we are happy to report. To mark this occasion, I will talk about a topic that the classes touch upon from time to time: health.…