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September 2017

Meditation – Recovery Mondays

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until September 25, 2017

Vancouver Buddhist Centre, Unit 207, 460 Nanaimo St
Vancouver, BC V5L 4W3 Canada
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Recovery Mondays is our regular drop in Monday evenings, from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This drop-in meditation evening is for people in recovery from any sort of addiction or compulsive behaviour (alcohol, food, drugs, shopping, TV, internet, gambling, etc.) . The sessions will be an opportunity to explore Buddhist meditation as a tool to help cultivate sobriety of mind. Meditation for people with addiction issues or compulsive behaviours can help calm the mind and heal the heart. The evenings are guided by Dharmacharini…

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Sun Lakes Residential Retreat

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - October 1 @ 12:00 pm
Camp Delany, 34875 Park Lake Road N.E
Sun Lakes State Park, WA 99115 United States
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Thursday dinner Sept 28th to Sunday lunch October 1st 2017 Triratna Seattle will be handling registration - commencing August 1st through to September 14th. Registration is now open, you can book and pay here:-  http://register.seattlebuddhistcenter.org We have been using this venue in Washington State for Triratna retreats annually for almost 20 years!

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Friends’ Night – Meditation

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Buddhist Centre, Unit 207, 460 Nanaimo St
Vancouver, BC V5L 4W3 Canada
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All are welcome to this class. If you have never meditated before it would be useful to arrive twenty minutes ahead of the start time so that someone could give you a brief introduction to the evening’s practice. Otherwise, visitors with some meditation experience will quickly learn our practices, as meditations are usually introduced and led stage by stage. The evening starts with the collective chanting of the Buddhist refuges and precepts, followed by a period of meditation. After a…

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October 2017

Friends’ Night – Full Moon Puja

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Buddhist Centre, Unit 207, 460 Nanaimo St
Vancouver, BC V5L 4W3 Canada
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We start the evening with a period of meditation followed by a tea break. In the second half we will be performing the Sevenfold Puja. The Sevenfold Puja is the main devotional practice for the whole of the Triratna community worldwide. It’s a beautiful compilation of verses from various sources, notably the Bodhicaryavatara by Shantideva. Together they make for a potent, poetic evocation of the beautiful yet rigorous spirit of the Buddhist life. Puja is designed to make the heart…

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Friends’ Night – Meditation

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Buddhist Centre, Unit 207, 460 Nanaimo St
Vancouver, BC V5L 4W3 Canada
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All are welcome to this class. If you have never meditated before it would be useful to arrive twenty minutes ahead of the start time so that someone could give you a brief introduction to the evening’s practice. Otherwise, visitors with some meditation experience will quickly learn our practices, as meditations are usually introduced and led stage by stage. The evening starts with the collective chanting of the Buddhist refuges and precepts, followed by a period of meditation. After a…

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November 2017

Friends’ Night – Full Moon Puja

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Buddhist Centre, Unit 207, 460 Nanaimo St
Vancouver, BC V5L 4W3 Canada
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We start the evening with a period of meditation followed by a tea break. In the second half we will be performing the Sevenfold Puja. The Sevenfold Puja is the main devotional practice for the whole of the Triratna community worldwide. It’s a beautiful compilation of verses from various sources, notably the Bodhicaryavatara by Shantideva. Together they make for a potent, poetic evocation of the beautiful yet rigorous spirit of the Buddhist life. Puja is designed to make the heart…

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Friends’ Night – Meditation

November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Buddhist Centre, Unit 207, 460 Nanaimo St
Vancouver, BC V5L 4W3 Canada
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All are welcome to this class. If you have never meditated before it would be useful to arrive twenty minutes ahead of the start time so that someone could give you a brief introduction to the evening’s practice. Otherwise, visitors with some meditation experience will quickly learn our practices, as meditations are usually introduced and led stage by stage. The evening starts with the collective chanting of the Buddhist refuges and precepts, followed by a period of meditation. After a…

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Friends’ Night – Full Moon Puja

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Buddhist Centre, Unit 207, 460 Nanaimo St
Vancouver, BC V5L 4W3 Canada
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We start the evening with a period of meditation followed by a tea break. In the second half we will be performing the Sevenfold Puja. The Sevenfold Puja is the main devotional practice for the whole of the Triratna community worldwide. It’s a beautiful compilation of verses from various sources, notably the Bodhicaryavatara by Shantideva. Together they make for a potent, poetic evocation of the beautiful yet rigorous spirit of the Buddhist life. Puja is designed to make the heart…

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December 2017

Friends’ Night – Meditation

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Buddhist Centre, Unit 207, 460 Nanaimo St
Vancouver, BC V5L 4W3 Canada
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All are welcome to this class. If you have never meditated before it would be useful to arrive twenty minutes ahead of the start time so that someone could give you a brief introduction to the evening’s practice. Otherwise, visitors with some meditation experience will quickly learn our practices, as meditations are usually introduced and led stage by stage. The evening starts with the collective chanting of the Buddhist refuges and precepts, followed by a period of meditation. After a…

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Triratna Buddhist Community Vancouver Society

We are at our new location!
#207 - 460 Nanaimo St., Vancouver, BC

triratna@vancouverbuddhistcentre.com

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The word Dana means generosity and is a central Buddhist practice and principle. As a friend we hope that you can help us defray some of the cost by offering Dana to the Centre, a registered charity.