Category: Course Announcement

Classes in 2020

Due to the pandemic and the number of elderly members we have, VBA Toronto remains closed at the moment.

A small group has begun meeting outdoors semi-regularly on Saturdays. For now, it is catered to students who have been studying and practising Buddhism for a while.…

Welcome to the Brand New VBA Website!


Welcome to our brand new site!

Since middle of last year, we decided to revamp the website. While the available technology is many, some of us, including the technically savvy, found ourselves becoming luddites. We installed and uninstalled engines and themes, emails were sent back and forth — and yet, we were not able to come to a consensus on what to do with the website. …

** Spring Schedule 2016 (Toronto) **

If you are in the Greater Toronto Area, our class is open to the public every Saturday 10:30am to noon.

We are closed on the following Saturdays:

March 26 (Easter weekend)

April 30 (Internal Group Event)

May 21 (Internal Group Event)…

Summer News, 2015

This summer in Toronto seems to be on the cool side. That said, I hope everyone has a good summer so far.

For the past ten years, VBA’s general meditation class has run every Saturday, 10:30am to 12 noon, and it is open to the public.…

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).…

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).…