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Through the Dark Night

Revering the jewel of the Buddha, our greatest treasure and resource, unequalled in this universe, immeasurable, the supreme, excellent protection that benefits gods and humans – By the power of the Buddha, may you be safe, may all dangers be … Continue reading

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Chant, Breathe, Trust

At dusk, our home grown stupa alight after a memorial to dear friend Martin Edge. We chant, breathe, reflect and renew our trust. Listening to the sky touching earth and its echo in the mind dissolving within itself. Ayyā Medhānandī … Continue reading

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The Dhamma of Drought

September 18th was to be a full moon time alms-giving ceremony to honour our ancestral mother – the Buddha’s surrogate mother – Arahant Mahapajapati Gotami Mahatheri. That is no longer possible for us. Under the present conditions, we are unable … Continue reading

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Summer Sunday Meditations

Our summer Sunday Meditations are held once a month through the fall. We welcome you to join us for chanting, meditation and a Dhamma teaching from 1-3 pm on these Sundays: October 16th: Off Grid, On Track November 13th: Saving Grace

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Ajahn Punnadhammo on Buddhist cosmology

We were blessed with a Spring day visit by Ajahn Punnadhammo from Arrow River Monastery in Thunder Bay during his break between teaching retreats in Peterborough and Ottawa.  A joyful group of supporters gathered from Ottawa and Perth to offer … Continue reading

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Sayadaw U Pandita

With palms on my heart, I remember and pay homage to a very rare and great being – Sayādaw U Pandita-bhivamsa of Burma – Theravāda Buddhist meditation master, teacher of teachers and practitioners and great spiritual warrior who left an … Continue reading

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Winter Without Discontent

Winter’s silent retreat – a time for contemplating the ways of the world, the mind, and the way of peace.  In a world full of fear, fear need not be an obstacle. We can approach it with the mind of … Continue reading

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