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February 14, 2018

Haiku Party

The “haiku party” facilitated by Ms. Nishida Umejo was a great success and everyone had fun writing and sharing their haikus. Ms. Nishida started by sharing […]
March 15, 2018

Special Talk “Pain and Meditation” by Janette Arispe

On Monday, March 5th, 2018 Janette Arispe gave a special talk at the center titled “Pain and Meditation”. Janette shared her experience of pain and how […]
March 27, 2018

Classical Ideas Podcast Interview with Guo Gu

On January 12th 2018 Guo Gu was interviewed by Gregory Soden on The Classical Ideas Podcast. In this interview Guo Gu discussed: teaching meditation to the younger generation, his […]
April 9, 2018

April Weekend Intensive Chan Retreat

On April 6th – 8th, 2018 Guo Gu led a weekend intensive Chan meditation retreat. This picture is a testament to the intense practice…don’t we all […]
April 12, 2018

Special talk “Cultivating Gratitude” by Myosen Sprott

On Monday, April 2nd, 2018 Myosen Sprott gave a special talk at the Center on the topic “Cultivating Gratitude”. Myosen shared her ideas and experience based […]
April 15, 2018

OLLI Students Social

We had a full house with Guo Gu’s students from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) visiting the center on Wednesday April 11th, 2018.  Guo Gu […]
April 20, 2018

Donations Support Vien Giac Buddhist Monastery

On Sunday, April 15th we presented Venerable Quang Chau with the donations we collected to help with repairs for the vandalism of the Vien Giac Monastery […]
June 2, 2018

Intensive Chan Meditation Retreat

May 25th, 2018 – June 1st, 2018 Guo Gu led an intensive Chan meditation retreat where participants could choose to participate for either 3-days, 5-days or […]
October 10, 2018

Special Retreat, Talk and Refuge Ceremony by Ven. Chang Wu

The weekend of October 6th and 7th we had a very special short retreat at our Center led by Ven. Changwu, who is the director at our Dharma Drum Vancouver chapter. On Monday October 8th Ven. Changwu