Remembering Laureen Osborne

Dear Thay, dear beloved community, dear friends, Our beloved sister, Dharma Teacher Laureen Osborne – Chân Anh Chân (True Beautiful Truth) transitioned peacefully from this life late Thursday evening, Nov 10th at the Ottawa Hospital, after a long and difficult...

Remainder of Fall Schedule

Dear Friends, Belatedly, here is the remainder of the fall schedule : ————————— November 09 Inviting the Bell (Mihaela and Sheila) 16 Fourteen Verses on Meditation (TBD) 23 Five Mindfulness Trainings Recitation (TBD) 30 Dharma Talk (Vinh) ————————— December 07 Deep...

Day of Mindfulness – October 2nd

Dear Pagoda Sangha, Our next regular monthly Day of Mindfulness coincides with the Ottawa Wake-Up Day of Mindfulness and we have been graciously invited to join in with the practices of the next generation on October 2nd. Below is the schedule for the day.  If you...

Update – Day of Mindfulness – Sunday August 28th

Dear Friends, Here is an update on the Day of Mindfulness plans for Sunday the 28th of August at the Arboretum. Two of our dear friends need the location to wheelchair accessible and my original proposal for a meeting place (Fletch Wildlife Garden parking lot) is not...

Day of Mindfulness – Sunday August 28th

Dear Friends, We have the opportunity to practice mindfulness together on Sunday the 28th of August in our very own garden of eden: the Arboretum. I propose that we meet between 9:30 and 10:00 am in the parking lot just to the left of the the red marker in this...

14 MT – Word Frequencies

Dear Thay, Dear Sangha, Yesterday our Sangha recited the 14 Mindfulness Trainings and I was struck by the number of times I noticed the words “compassion” and “understanding”. Just for the fun of it, I put the text of the 14 Mindfulness...

Day of Mindfulness – 19 June 2016

The next Ottawa Pagoda Sangha Day of Mindfulness (DoM) is June 19th – Father’s Day! It will be held at the home of Millaray Sanchez. If you need directions, please send her an e-mail at: millaraysanchez [at] rogers [dot] com. As usual – to simplify things...