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May 2019

Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Viradhammo

May 26, 2019 @ 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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June 2019

June 16 Sunday Morning Sit Cancelled

June 16, 2019

Our regular weekly Sunday morning meditation at Xiaolan Health Centre will not be held on Sunday, June 16. Instead, TBC will be participating in the Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Medhanandi at The Centre on Dupont Street. See the Day of Mindfulness event for more information.

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A Day of Mindfulness with Ayyā Medhānandī

June 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Centre, 316 Dupont St
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1V9 Canada
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Ayyā Medhānandī Bhikkhunī, is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Sārāņīya Hermitage, a forest monastery for women in the Theravāda tradition. The daughter of Eastern European refugees who emigrated to Montreal after World War II, she began a spiritual quest in childhood that led her to India, Burma, England, New Zealand, Malaysia, Taiwan, and finally, back to Canada. In 1988, at the Yangon Mahasi retreat centre in Burma, Ayyā requested full ordination as a bhikkhunī from her teacher, the…

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August 2019

New Location!

August 25, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
St George Hotel, 280 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V8 Canada
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The Theravada Buddhist Community has found a new meeting place in the Peregrine Room at the St. George Hotel, located at 280 Bloor St West. Our first meditation session at our new location will be on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at 10:15 a.m. The Peregrine Room is located on the main floor. From the main doors, go past the Front Desk and follow the corridor past the restaurant. At the end of the corridor the Peregrine Room is on the…

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September 2019

Dhamma Talk with Bhante Atulo

September 22, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
St George Hotel, 280 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V8 Canada
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We are very happy to have Bhante Atulo join us Sunday morning to provide a dhamma talk. Bhante Atulo is a Theravada Buddhist monk currently staying in the greater Toronto area. We will be meeting at our usual time at 10:15 am, starting with the dhamma talk followed by Q & A. We will have our regular meditation afterwards. Some of Bhante Atulo's past dhamma talks are available online on his YouTube channel and on the Toronto Mahavihara site. All…

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November 2019

Buddhist Teachings & Meditation with Ayyā Medhānandī

November 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hart House, University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Ayyā Medhānandī Bhikkhunī, is the founder and guiding teacher of Sati Sārāņīya Hermitage, a forest monastery for women in the Theravāda tradition. The daughter of Eastern European refugees who emigrated to Montreal after World War II, she began a spiritual quest in childhood that led her to India, Burma, England, New Zealand, Malaysia, Taiwan, and finally, back to Canada. In 1988, at the Yangon Mahasi retreat centre in Burma, Ayyā requested full ordination as a bhikkhunī from her teacher, the…

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November 17 Sunday Morning Sit Cancelled

November 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St George Hotel, 280 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V8 Canada

Our regular weekly Sunday morning meditation at the Saint George Hotel won't be held on Sunday, November 17. Instead, TBC will be participating in the Day of Mindfulness with Ayya Medhanandi at Hart House at the University of Toronto. We'd be happy for you to join us there. For more information see Buddhist Teachings & Meditation with Ayyā Medhānandī.

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December 2019

Venerable Khemako Dhamma Talk and Q&A

December 8, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
St George Hotel, 280 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V8 Canada
Photo: Venerable Khemako

Venerable Khemako from Tisarana Buddhist Monastery will be joining us during our Sunday morning session via video conferencing for a dhamma talk and Q&A period. We will be meeting at our usual time at 10:15 am, starting with the dhamma talk followed by Q & A. We will have our regular meditation afterwards.  All donations collected on Sunday, December 8 will go to the Monastery. This will take place at our new location in the Peregrine Room at St. George…

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Regular Session: Sunday, December 15

December 15, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Our Sunday session will take place at the usual time and place: 10:15 - 12:00 noon, St. George Hotel, Peregrine Room. Please note: It was previously announced that this session was cancelled due to the unavailability of the meeting room.  The room is now available, and the regular Sunday meditation and Dhamma talk will proceed as usual.

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Ayya Nimmala Dhamma Talk

December 22, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
St George Hotel, 280 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V8 Canada
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Ayya Nimmala

Ayya Nimmala will be joining us from Sati Saraniya Hermitage this Sunday,  Dec 22 at 10:15 AM via video Skype. We will be in the Peregrine room at the St George Hotel, 280 Bloor St West. There will be approximately a 30 minute dhamma talk followed by Q & A. Meditation will follow after a short break. All donations from this Sunday will go to support Sati Saraniya Hermitage.

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