Category: Meditation

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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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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.…

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On Expedience

In discussing the Buddhist practice, the word “expedience” tends to go hand-in-hand with “wisdom.” One slant of expedience can be seen as “appropriate to the situation,” as in, there exists a way that works for you. For example, a scientist, may tend to look at things the scientific way.…

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Below the Fold (Part 3 of 3)

In my line of work (education), an oft-cited sales pitch is the search query “acid rain.” The topic of “fish” is relevant. The topic on “sulfur” is relevant. So are “fossil fuel” and “carbon dioxide.” But what about “Scandinavia”?

So what about Scandinavia?…

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Below the Fold (Part 1)

Since 2005, we have opened our centre to the local community who are interested in meditation. While accessible by car and by public transit, the centre is situated in a business/industrial complex on the edge of a residential community. There is no question that people are interested in exploring meditation.…

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Can your mind walk the dog?

Can your mind walk the dog / Can a flying bird leave footprints?

Open to the local English-speaking community since 2005, we (Vajrayana Buddhism Association) offer meditation classes following the Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist teachings. We begin by introducing a seated meditation in which the participants are asked to keep their eyes open (same goes with all their senses).…

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On Meditation

By Lam Ka Siu

It has been said that meditation is the way of letting go.  In meditation, one let go of the complexity of the outside world so as to reach a blissful tranquility within.  In many spiritual traditions, meditation is the path to achieve empowering insight that lead to spiritual fulfilment.…

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Summer (June-Aug.) Schedule and Upcoming Intro Class

Tuesday Intermediate Class: 7:30-9pm

Saturday General Meditation: 10:30am-noon

Ocean of Wisdom Group Meditation: 8:30-9:30pm on June 22, July 21, August 20

Note that we are planning for a 4-6 week introductory class in the summer either in July or August. It will take place in the Saturday morning slot (10:30-noon).…

Class Schedule Jan.-April 2014

Class Schedule Jan.-April 2014

General Meditation: Saturdays 10:30am-12pm

Intermediate Meditation: Tuesdays 7:30pm-9pm

Ocean of Wisdom Group Meditation: 8:30pm on the 25th of every lunar month (Jan. 25, Feb. 24, March 25, April 24)…