Special Friends’ Night Memorial for Bhante Sangharakshita

Special Friends’ Night Memorial for Bhante Sangharakshita

Tuesday, October 30, 6:00 – 9:15 pm In lieu of our usual Friends’ Night activities, Aryaloka Buddhist Centre will be remembering Bhante Sangharakshita with memorial readings, ceremony, and discussion from 6:45pm – 9:15pm. Urgyen Sangharakshita, founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community, passed away on October 30th, 2018. He was instrumental in bringing Buddhism […]

Aryaloka Work Day!

Aryaloka Work Day!

Calling all Aryaloka community members! Please join us at Aryaloka on Sunday, November 4th, from 9am to 4pm for the Autumn Work Day and lend your much-needed hands to the effort to keep Aryaloka and it’s lovely grounds, trails, and buildings in fine shape as the cold Winds of Winter approach. There is plenty to […]

Regional Sangha Day: Storytime!

Regional Sangha Day: Storytime!

Event Date: Sunday, November 18, 1:00pm – 5:00pm Come join the creativity circle to explore and tell stories from the early life of Buddhism, at this year’s Regional Sangha Day celebration at Aryaloka! There will be stories of friendship, stories of inspiration, and stories of self-discovery. To start the fun and spark our inspiration, we […]

Mindfulness of Self in Relation to Others: Regional Order Mitra Retreat

Mindfulness of Self in Relation to Others: Regional Order Mitra Retreat

Event Dates: November 30, 2018 –  December 2, 2018 In Triratna, we do a lot of things in groups. We emphasize friendship as a path of practice and engage in loads of communication on a variety of levels: as friends, in study groups, chapters, GFR groups, Center Councils, work kulas, volunteer projects, on retreats, and so […]

Eating in Peace: How to Start a Vegetarian Diet

Eating in Peace: How to Start a Vegetarian Diet

Event Date: Saturday, December 8, 9am – 2pm For anyone who is considering going vegetarian, it can be difficult to know exactly where to begin. In this workshop led by Certified Health Coach Khemavassika we’ll explore how to adopt a healthy vegetarian diet, why Buddhism encourages us to be kind to our food, and learn […]

Winter Stillness Retreat

Winter Stillness Retreat

Event Dates: December 26, 2018 – December 31, 2018 Tis the season to be still! Tis the season to reflect! Amidst the activity and busyness of the holidays it’s important to take time to slow down and appreciate the moment. This special annual retreat falling between Christmas and New Year’s gives us a chance to do […]