• WakeUp Maple Village
    August 4, 2017 - August 10, 2017
    4:00 am - 1:00 pm

MONASTICS FROM MAGNOLIA GROVE MONASTERY (MISSISSIPI) WILL BE WITH US, AS WELL AS MEDITATION LAY TEACHERS. DON’T HESITATE TO SPREAD THE NEWS! An invitation to come and join us in exploring and deepening the practice of mindfulness meditation in the Plum Village tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. The retreat takes place over one (more…)


  • September 24, 2017
    9:30 am - 2:00 pm

The next Ottawa Pagoda Sangha Day of Mindfulness (DoM) is September 24th and 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 – please bring your own lunch! Schedule: 9:30 Arrive 10:00 Sitting/walking (more…)


  • November 19, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Day of Mindfulness with Sister Ocean  (from Blue Cliff Monastery) Registration: Free, but please register (see the bottom of the page) so we can predict the numbers Date: Sunday Nov. 19 Location:  Old Town Hall Community Centre: https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/facilities/old-town-hall-community-centre Address: 61 Main St., North East corner of Main St. & Hawthorn Ave. Parking: not onsite, but nearby: (more…)


  • May 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018
    4:00 am - 1:00 pm

Six monastics from the Blue Cliff Monastery (bluecliffmonastery.org) will be on tour in Canada in the month of May 2018. As part of this tour, they will be leading a weekend residential retreat at the Galilee Center in Arnprior Ontario on Mother’s Day week-end in May 2018 to guide us in the the art of mindful (more…)