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Hand in Hand to Protect the Earth – 6th Meadowvale Buddha’s Light Scouts Celebrated Earth Day

Since its establishment in1970, the 51st anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 reminded everyone to cherish the earth and live harmoniously with the earth. With Earth Day as the learning theme, the 6th Meadowvale Buddha’s Light Scouts held a special online gathering on the afternoon of April 25. During the one-hour...

Removing Doubts - Online Seminar for New Buddhists

To help those disciples from Toronto, Montreal and Detroit who have taken refuge in the Triple Gem on March 30 to better understand the Triple Gem (the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha) and to apply the Dharma practice in daily lives, FGS Temple of Toronto and BLIA Toronto Chapter hosted both Chinese and English online me...

COVID Heroes Program Recognizes Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto and BLIA Toronto Chapter

On April 21, the City of Mississauga held a virtual tribute ceremony for COVID Heroes. The COVID Heroes Program recognizes Mississauga residents that have contributed to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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Sharing of Orchid Planting Techniques and Experience

BLIA Toronto Mississauga 1 and 2 Subchapters held a virtual “Orchid Planting and Maintenance” talk on the afternoon of April 17. They invited Ms. Wendy Lai, who is an experienced volunteer at Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto, to share orchid planting techniques and experience with all members. There were almost 100...

The 6th Meadowvale Scouts Group Spring Camp

Scouting is generally an outdoor activity and adventure to enjoy. There are many challenges in planning and executing and outdoor camping adventure. Shifting natural conditions and phenomena may have to be factored into the planning.

 

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Opportunities Arise in Rare Moments in Time - The First Fo Guang HuB Opening Ceremony

The Fo Guang Shan North America Humanistic Buddhism Courses spring semester opening ceremony was held online on March 13. To accommodate students of different languages, the opening ceremony was held in two separate sessions: Chinese and English. More than 500 students and Venerables from various Fo Guang Shan Nort...

Reflection and Prospection - 2021 Opening Ceremony - Three Acts of Goodness Children and Youth English Dharma Classes

On March 7, 2021 Spring session of the Three Acts of Goodness Children and Youth English Dharma Classes had a joint opening ceremony. Students are coming from FGS Temple of Toronto and BLIA Detroit Chapter. A total of 49 people joined the ceremony, including teachers, children, and parents. Venerable Miao Mu, the D...

Online Video Editing Class - Promotes Three Acts of Goodness Microfilm Contest

On March 5, 2021, the BLIA Toronto Da Tzi sub-chapter held an online video editing class. A total of 78 members registered to learn video editing.

 

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Branksome Hall School Students Visited the Temple - Virtual Temple Tour

Branksome Hall School Grade Four teachers, Michelle Iwata and Maria Castillo coordinated with Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto, scheduled the first virtual Temple Tour. Nearly forty students joined the virtual temple tour via zoom, where some of them in school classrooms, some of them in their home....

The Children & Youth English Dharma Class - Spring Festival Celebration Short Video Project

Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto Children & Youth English Dharma Class, students from Toronto and Detroit produced four beautiful Spring Festival celebration short videos together. The contents closely follow the new year greetings from Venerable Master Hsing Yun: "Cultivate a heart that blooms in all seasons",...

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