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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...

Toronto Reception Team Virtual Gathering -- A Joyous Celebration of Autumn

To welcome the beginning of the autumn season, Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto’s Reception Team volunteers held a virtual gathering on November 1, 2020 for a joyous and unique celebration. Venerable Miao Mu and Venerable Miao Tsun joined the group to provide guidance and teachings. With an autumn theme in mind, the...

6th Meadowvale Ventures Hosted the First Virtual Halloween Party

October 31, ventures was hosting our first group virtual Halloween Party and well attended with over 30 participants to our event. It was so nice to see all the Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Ventures and Scouters dress up in their favourite costume. Their imagination and creative ideas brought out the Halloween spirit, as...

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Caring for Seniors During the Double Nine Chong Yang Festival

The Chong Yang Festival is a traditional Chinese festival to pay respects to our senior citizens. The “Double Nine Chong Yang Festival: Extending the Caring” event was jointly launched by the four Mississauga sub-chapters and Da Tzu sub-chapters 1 and 3 of Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA) Toronto. Fr...

Responding to Community Needs – 2020 Mississauga Thanksgiving Food Drive

 

Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto and the Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA) Toronto Chapter responded to Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie's call for the "2020 Thanksgiving Food Drive" to support the Mississauga Food Bank, upholding Fo Guang Shan's principle to "benefit society through charitabl...

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