Vipassana Meditation Retreat
with Sayadaw U Vivekananda
May 14 - 30
The Dharma Centre is pleased to announce a Vipassana meditation retreat taught by the Ven. Sayadaw U Vivekananda. Ven. Vivekananda is a resident teacher at Panditarama Lumbini International Vipassana Meditation Center in Lumbini, Nepal, Birthplace of the Buddha. He has taught Vipassana meditation and Brahmavihara meditation in the tradition of the Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw since 1999 at Panditarama Lumbini. Every year since 2000, he has traveled internationally to lead Vipassanā retreats in centres in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia and Israel.
Amithaba Sukhavati Retreat
with Lho Ontul Rinpoche
The Dharma Centre of Canada, the Namgyal Yangzab Buddhist Community of Canada and Lama Mark Webber are delighted to announce that Drikung Ontul Rinpoche will hold an Amitabha Sukhavati retreat at the Dharma Centre of Canada this June. It is a rare privilege to host such a great spiritual master. His clarity, compassion and display of Dharma, along with humour, is a precious jewel. Ontul Rinpoche will confer empowerments, blessings, transmissions and instructions that he deems essential for the benefit of all.
Mindfulness & Meditation Retreat
with Sharon Tashi Davison
This 5-night and 6-day retreat will be grounded in the MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction program) and will be informed by traditional and modern perspectives on the Brahma Viharas/Natural States of Being. Past participants of Sharon's retreats have found them life enriching experiences, many returning again and again for a seasonal reboot. Studying traditional teachings and learning modern perspectives, Sharon Tashi has been teaching and leading meditation retreats, courses and classes since 2010.