Category Archives: Lower Mainland Buddhism

:: connecting with Buddhist Communities and Buddhist-inspired NGOs in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland area ::

Members of this network, including local leaders, organizers, academics, and activists, share information and collaborate through a mailing list. Our goal is to facilitate communication between both groups about events and projects of mutual interest, events that are open to the public, and serve as a communication tool for collaboration amongst group members. Please see our public event announcement blog here:

MOA Event: One Million Grains of Light

A group of Tibetan monks from the Dzongkar Choede monastery will be visiting the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) for a  4 day sand mandala creation. They will be here on October 24,25,27,and 28 to create and demonstrate the making of … Continue reading

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Film: Tezuka Osamu’s “Buddha” to Premiere in Vancouver

Tezuka Osamu’s Buddha: The Great Departure Canadian Premiere, in Japanese with English subtitles *One Night Only* Where: Pacific Cinemateque, 1131 Howe St., Vancouver When: Tuesday, September 11 7:30 pm Tickets: $8 at Check out the premiere’s Facebook Event. For a PDF poster, click here. … Continue reading

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Workshop Report: Buddhists working in Prison, Corrections, and Rehabilitation: Volunteers, Chaplains and Teachers

On March 18th, 2011, UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program hosted an informal workshop on the work of Buddhist practitioners and professionals connected to the Canadian correctional system. The workshop was a chance for participants to share their experiences, ask … Continue reading

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Upcoming Lecture: Venerable Sik Yin Kit on Dhamma in Prison

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program presents a lecture by Venerable Sik Yin Kit, the Head Nun of the Po Lam Buddhist Association of Chilliwack, BC: “Dhamma in Prison: The True Transformation?” Date: Friday, March 18 2011 Time: 5:30 – … Continue reading

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Second Meeting of the Lower Mainland Buddhism Group

Gathering at Steveston Buddhist Temple held on May 27, 2010 Rev. Grant Ikuta welcomed us with a brief history and tour of the temple, and from its unique altar space, arched beams shaped like bodhi-leaves, flanking portraits of the founding … Continue reading

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