Category: Meditation

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)…

一綫雙藝 (Two Artists – One Stroke)

TAM 一綫雙藝 題字《一綫雙藝》

漢藏佛學家談錫永上師與加拿大攝影家冼菲沙博士聯展

剪綵時間:二零一三年十一月四日正午十二時

展覽時間:二零一三年十一月四日至八日每日上午九時至下午五時

地點:多倫多市政中心Metro Hall Rotunda, 55 John Street…

Two Artists One Stroke | Toronto Metro Hall | November 4-8, 2013

We announce an exhibition called “Two Artists, One Stroke” celebrating the works of two Torontonians, Master Tam Shek-Wing (The Sino-Tibetan Buddhist Association, Toronto) and his collaboration with a photographer, Fraser Shein. The exhibition is held at the Rotunda of Metro Hall (55 John Street), Nov.…

Fall Class Schedule (Sept. – Dec. 2013)

Fall Class Schedule (Sept. – Dec. 2013)

General Meditation: Saturdays 10:30am – 12:00pm

Intermediate Class: Tuesdays 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Ocean of Wisdom Group Meditation: Sept. 29, Oct. 29, Nov. 27, Dec. 27 at 8:30pm

No classes on Oct. 12, Dec. 24, 28 and 31.

Do donkeys still eat carrots?

open eyes

From time to time, I have friends telling me that they go to Buddhist establishments to attend meditative practices. Generally, meditation is seen as a good thing. But there is always a nagging feeling at the back of my mind. One is about what to do with one’s eyes/senses during meditation.…

The Art of Zen

Close_up_waterdrop_on_flower_cb_wp8Those who bothered to read “Two Cedars Piercing the Sky” might be scratching your head. Why is Emily Dickinson relevant at all? Well, there is a particular Zen quality to her writing. Master Tam translated three of her poems, “My river runs to thee,” “I died for beauty, but was scarce” and “Because I could not stop for Death.”…

Two Cedars piercing the Sky

Male Bullock's Oriole at Atascadero LakeFor fun, a colleague and I translated a poem Master Tam wrote in 1976 (published in Mingpao Monthly in April 1976), in memory of Emily Dickinson for the 90th anniversary of her passing. The left column is his original poem, the right column is our experiment.…