New for 2023
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Buddhist talk in Cantonese, on-line via Zoom
(Friday, July 14, 2022, 7:30 am Toronto time; 7:30 pm Hong Kong time)
Please register here: https://forms.gle/M6Up3B1jQJpRhDyd9
FUNDRAISING in 2023
5K, 10K Walkathon and Marathon
Please join our Buddha-Dharma Team to fundraise for the
BUDDHIST SPIRITUAL CARE EDUCATION PROJECTS of our Foundation.
August 26, 2023 to September 29, 2023 (anytime, anywhere)
August 26, 2023 (Saturday), 10 am and/or September 29, 2023 (Friday – mid-autumn festival, time TBA (in-person as a group at the Too Good Pond Park Forest Therapy Trail in Unionville).
Please email email@example.com to register with our Team Captain Alice Lee to join our team. We hope to raise funds to support
1. The Buddhist Education Foundation Fellowship in Buddhism & Psychiatry at the U of T
2. Free Buddhist counselling service at the Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism
3. Buddhist spiritual care and counselling education & practicum programs
For more information about our Buddhist spiritual care education projects or
To donate on-line via PayPal, please click here.
For cash donation (off-line), please email our Team Captain Alice Lee at admin@BuddhistEduFoundation.com.
To donate by e-transfer, please e-transfer your donation to admin@BuddhistEduFoundation.com and provide in the e-transfer message: the name, e-mail address and postal address of the donor to whom the tax donation receipt should be issued. Your donation will be automatically deposited to our bank account at RBC.
THANK YOU so much for your kind support!
Picture of the Buddha Dharma Team at our 2022 Zoo Walk Fundraiser
What does Buddhism say about dreams? in Cantonese via Zoom
(Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 8 am Toronto time; 8 pm Hong Kong time)
Music and Buddhism 3 (March 16, 2022 – via Zoom – 7:30 am Toronto time)
佛化生活與音樂 3: 理順性情的一個晚上
2022 年 3月 16 日 (星期三) 7:30 am ( 多倫多時間）
Our Foundation sponsored a talk on April 7, 2021 by Professor Agnes Wong on The Art and Science of Compassion, reflections of a physician turned Buddhist chaplain. In case you missed it, here is the recording of the talk:
Dr. Agnes Wong is Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Psychology at the University of Toronto, and an active staff Ophthalmologist at The Hospital For Sick Children in Toronto where she is the former Ophthalmologist-in-Chief. She is also the former Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto, where she held the inaugural John and Melinda Thompson Chair in Vision Neuroscience. Dr. Wong received Buddhist chaplaincy training at the Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, USA from Roshi Joan Halifax.
Her recent book The Art and Science of Compassion, published by Oxford University Press can be purchased on-line at https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-art-and-science-of-compassion-a-primer-agnes-mf-wong/1138442797
Here is the event flyer:
Recordings for 2021 Speakers’ Series on Buddhist Contemplative Care for End of Life sponsored by our Foundation (two more recordings to come):
Feb 6, 2021: Doug Duncan Sensei and Catherine Pawasarat Sensei, “Vajrayana Buddhism and the Life, Death and Rebirth Bardos”. Here is the recording of their talk.
March 6, 2021: Make End of Life Peaceful by Ven. Sasanasarana of the MahaMahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery – Toronto. Here is the recording.
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Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada Newsletter No. 11
In this issue, we announce:
*The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Fundraiser
*The appointment of Dr. Henry Shi as the inaugural Shi Wu De Professor for Chinese Buddhist Studies at Emmanuel College
*The Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada Fellowship in Buddhism and Psychiatry awarded to Dr. Nicolas Beaulieu
*The programs at the Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism – courses and free Buddhist counselling service
Buddhist Community Care Bulletin Issue #5, April 2017
March 2017 bulletin
Community and Palliative Care (30-hour) course starting April 29, 2017
Series of events in May 2017:
All-day meditation retreat for care-providers, movie night, public talk led by Ven. Yin Kit of the Po Lam Buddhist Association of British Columbia
pdf_Ven. YK 2017 events flyer
Buddhist Community Care Bulletin Issue #4, September 2016
-Interview with Dr. Albert Allen, MD, FRCP(C), recipient of the 2016-2017 Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada Fellowship in Buddhism and Psychiatry
-Launch of Community and Palliative Training Course for Volunteers taught in Cantonese
-Applied Buddhism Conference & Workshop
Buddhist Community Care Bulletin Issue #3, January 2016
Bilingual in Chinese and English here:
web 2016 newsletter_bulletin copy
(Part II of interview with Drs. Kenneth Fung and Teresa Tsui on Applied Buddhism & Psychiatry with abridged translation in Chinese.)
Announcement for Shi Wu De Community Care Scholarships 2016
Poster for Applying Mindfulness & Buddhism in Providing Care Workshops
part of ABSI – the Applied Buddhist Studies Initiative at Emmanuel College, U of T
Jan & Oct 2016
Buddhist Thanksgiving Celebration poster
Buddhist Education Foundation Newsletter Issue No. 10 – August 2015
Bilingual in Chinese and English web newsletter 8_15P
Buddhist Community Care Bulletin Issue #2, August 2015
Bilingual in Chinese and English here:
web bulletin2 pdf
(Part I of interview with Drs. Kenneth Fung and Teresa Tsui on Applied Buddhism and Psychiatry; Reports on Government Palliative Care Engagement Focus Group Meeting and BENO Peer Support Meeting.)
Scholarship Announcement for Buddhism courses at Emmanuel College, U of T
Poster: The Shi Wu De Community Care Scholarships 2015
New Master of Pastoral Studies: Buddhism Program at Emmanuel College, U of T
Poster: Studies in Buddhism at EC flyer
Buddhist Community Care Bulletin – First Edition (October 2014) – Co-published by
Buddhist Education Foundation of Canada & Buddhist Education Network of Ontario
English version: Care Bulletin E1_R
Chinese version: Care Bulletin C1_R
Poster for Buddhist Chaplaincy Roundtables