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May 2019

TBC Sunday Morning Sit Cancelled

May 12
Xiaolan Health Centre, 88 Prince Arthur Avenue
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Our regular weekly Sunday morning meditation at Xiolan Health Centre will not be held on Sunday, May 12. Instead, TBC will be participating in the Day of Mindfulness with Venerable Khemako. See the retreat event for more information.

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A Day of Mindfulness with Venerable Khemako

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Centre, 316 Dupont St
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1V9 Canada
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Venerable Khemako was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1959 into a large Catholic family and received his education from priests and nuns at the local Church-run schools. His long-standing interest in the core questions of philosophy and religion led him to begin lay Buddhist practice in 1997.  Eventually he abandoned a career in Silicon Valley and found his way into the order of monks, ordaining as a Bhikkhu on June 2, 2012 with Ajahn Pasanno as preceptor, at Abhayagiri Buddhist…

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Buddhist Meditation & Reflections with Ajahn Candasiri

May 22
The Multi-Faith Centre, University of Toronto, 569 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Ajahn Candasiri is Scottish by birth and, like Ajahn Sundara, was one of the first nuns to be ordained by Ajahn Sumedho at Chithurst Monastery. Having been raised as a Christian, she continues to appreciate contact with contemplative Christians and with those of other faiths. Recognizing the immense benefit, both for herself and others, that can come about through a life of renunciation, she has actively participated in the evolution of the training and in providing opportunities for women to…

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May 26 TBC Sunday Morning Sit Cancelled

May 26
Xiaolan Health Centre, 88 Prince Arthur Avenue
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Our regular weekly Sunday morning meditation at Xiaolan Health Centre will not be held on Sunday, May 26. Instead, TBC will be participating in the weekend non-residential retreat with Ajahn Viradhammo. See the retreat event for more information.

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Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Viradhammo

May 26 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Centre, 316 Dupont St
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1V9 Canada
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Ajahn Viradhammo is the founder and abbot of Tisarana Buddhist Monastery in Perth, Ontario. He took bhikkhu (monastic) ordination in Thailand in 1974 at Wat Pah Pong with Ajahn Chah. He was one of the first residents at Wat Pah Nanachat, the international monastery in northeast Thailand. In 1977, he was asked by Ajahn Chah to join Ajahn Sumedho at the Hampstead Vihara in London. Later, he was involved in the establishment of both the Chithurst and Harnham monasteries in the UK. In…

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