Tuesday evening session cancelled

Hello Dharma Friends,
The usual Tuesday meditation and prayer session this evening is cancelled due to the poor weather.

Take care on the roads,

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Remainder of 2018 Schedule

This is the schedule for the remainder of the 2018. We will notify you of any updates.

Teaching schedule for the next 10 Sundays from Sunday, Sep 23, 2018.
THREE PRINCIPLE ASPECT OF THE PATH (CON’T)
1) Renunciation or wish to be free (conclusion)

2) Buddhichitta or mind of enlightenment
How to generate Boddhichitta through the method of
a) Seven step cause and effect
b) Equalizing self with others.
b) Q&A on both above subjects.

3) Perfect View or Emptiness
a) Dependent Origination of Interdependence (Toe-drup ghi Teindril)
b) Q&A
c) Dependent origination of causality (Gyu-dre ghi Teindril)
d) Q&A
e) Emptiness
f) Q&A

Full moon Tara prayer days:
Note that the regular Tuesday prayers in the same week will be cancelled when coinciding the same week of the full moon.

Mon Sept. 24
Wed Oct. 24
Thu Nov 22

Sun Dec 2, (10-25) Gadhen Ngachoe or Tsongkhapa day TSOG offering and potluck dinner

Winter break from Dec 19 to Jan 12, teaching to resume Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 (last day Tue, Dec 18)

Medicine Buddha and Jangwa – Sunday Sept 9 10:30 a.m.

The regular schedule resumes September with Sunday Dharma teachings at 10am and Tuesday medication/prayers at 7pm.

There is a special event this coming Sunday, Medicine Buddha prayer and fire ritual.
10:30 am – noon: Medicine Buddha prayer
noon – 1:30pm: Potluck lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Fire ritual

The prayer is of benefit to those who suffer from physical/mental sickness. The fire ritual (Jangwa) is helpful to those who have recently passed away to direct them towards rebirth in a higher realm. You may bring a copy of their picture or write their name onto a piece of paper as part of the ritual.

Saturday (Aug 25) Picnic at Edworthy Park

Hello!

We are holding a potluck picnic at Edworthy Park, friends and family are welcome.

There will be some backyard games and activities and a trail around the park to enjoy, you are also encouraged to bring your own favourites, balls, frisbees etc.

Time: 11 a.m. to ~1 p.m. But feel free to come early to help setup and stay as long as you like.

Potluck list

Here’s a list of potluck items people intend to bring to help others decide on what they might like to make/contribute. Let us know what you’d like to bring and we’ll add it to this list.

Main:

  • maybe some noodles – Peter
  • veg fried rice – Pema
  • veg perogees – Lynn
  • empanadas of different fillings – Belu
  • bean/grain salad – Joanna
  • veggie tray – Michelle

Sides:

  • a greeny salad – Peter
  • fruit – Pema
  • dill pickles – Joanna

Drinks:

  • water – Peter
  • juice – Joanna
  • pop – Perez

Dessert:

  • baklava – Cliff
  • butter tarts – Joanna
  • Angel’s Cappuccino & Ice Cream across the river

Misc:

  • paper plates/utensils – Peter
  • napkins – Perez
  • plastic cups – Joanna
  • ice – Peter
  • extra lawn chairs – anyone

Location

Edworthy park map:

map

We will be at the southeast unlabelled picnic area. Update: we are at 2 tables just off the main gravel path.

Please contact us if you’d like to arrange a carpool.

Depending on smoke/weather conditions we may need to postpone or possibly move the event indoors. An email will be sent out and the website will be updated to communicate any change in plans.