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New Year’s Day Celebration and Recitation Contest – Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto Chinese School

As the year 2020 comes to the end, Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto Chinese School hosted the “New Year’s Day Celebration and Recitation Contest”. The virtual event was held during the last class of this year on December 13, 2020. All the students welcomed the upcoming year through their resounding and heartwarming...

Learning More About Coronavirus – BLIA Health Seminar on Coronavirus Tests

On Dec 12, BLIA Toronto Da Tzu Subchapter 1 organized an online health seminar. The topic was “Learning More About Coronavirus - On the Various Testing Methods.” The speaker was Dr Hui Li, a scientific consultant providing medical diagnostic and nutraceutical consultation to physicians and patients, and a lecturer...

Celebration of Dharma Day – Thousand-Attendee Virtual Buddhist Examination

In celebration of Dharma Day on December 6, 2020, the 27 North American BLIA chapters held a virtual Buddhist examination and forum event for the first time. Fo Guang Shan members ...

Canadian Prime Minister Thanks All Faith Leaders for Supporting During the Pandemic

On December 3, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined a video conference on the topic of “The Contribution of Faith Communities in the Pandemic” with over 430 faith ...

“Illuminate the Heart” Online Completion Ceremony 2020 Humanistic College of Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto

On the evening of November 24, Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto hosted “Illuminate the Heart” Humanistic College Online Completion Ceremony 2020 via YouTube live streaming service and Zoom meeting platform. 160 members, including teachers and students, attended the virtual ceremony. The video on YouTube reached nearly 500 views that...

Buddhist Wedding Ceremony for Two BLIA YAD Members

Anthony Wong and Natalie Yeung, two BLIA YAD members, were married at Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto on the afternoon of November 21st, 2020. More than a hundred relatives and friends witnessed the wedding ceremony through Zoom live video.

 

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Dharma Day Celebration – The World’s First Online Reading Group Sharing Across Time and Space

After several months of preparation by the 27 North America BLIAs, the 2020 North America Humanistic Buddhist Reading Association Study Group Sharing event was held on YouTube in the evening of November 21, 2020. Nearly 600 book lovers joined this online event that transcends across time and space....

Practicing Humanistic Buddhism – The Dharma Gate of Non-Duality Online Dharma Talk by Venerable Hui Zhi

On the evening of November 14, Venerable Hui Zhi, Director of the FGS Pure Land Cultural & Educational Foundation, was invited to give a lecture on the “Wisdom of Daily Living from the Vimalakirti-Nirdesa Sutra”. The talk was part of the 2020 Online Dharma Talk Series hosted by Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto a...

Fo Guang Shan Online Parent-Child English Dharma Class

The Dharma class theme on October 31 was "Patience and Persistence". An educational video was shown to provide a real-life example that inspired children to learn to be successful, and taught that one does not need to exceed their opponents but exceed themselves.

 

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Advancing with the Times – Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto Online Workshop on Video Editing Using iMovie

Many activities are now held online since the pandemic outbreak. This has led people to depend on their phones and technology even more. Therefore, it is of utmost importance for everyone to learn how to access knowledge and information from the internet, especially through their phones. To reach this goal, BLIA To...

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