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Fundraiser Event Supporting the Family Navigation Project

Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year Sunnybrook Hospital has changed their annual "Family Navigation Project" fundraiser to a virtual “new normal” format. The first and second North York BLIA sub-chapters of BLIA have supported this event for the...

Thanksgiving Feast of Music – Sounds of the Humanistic World

“Grateful people are rich in their hearts”.  On October 12 night, the BLIA Toronto Chapter and Fo Guang Shan Toronto choirs jointly held a special Sounds of the Humanistic World Music Contest for the Canadian Thanksgiving as a way to show gratitude to Venerable Master Hsing Yun’s Dharma propagation through sound and music whereby wisdom, compassion and the joy of Bu...

Celebrating Thanksgiving with an Online Poem Recitation

Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend follows the traditional Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival.  To celebrate, as well as to help relieve the stress of the ongoing pandemic, the Da Chueh Sub-chapter of BLIA hosted an online gathering on October 10 to recite poems using the themes “Admiring the Moon”, “Hometown”, and “Thanksgiving”.

 

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The Buddhist Views of Life and Death

The Buddhist Views of Life and Death

Dharma Talk by Venerable Chueh Fa

 

On Oct 11, FGS Temple of Toronto and BLIA Toronto Mississ...

Filled with Young Dharma Joy

 

Toronto Children English Dharma Class

 

The First FGS Toronto Children’s English Dharma Online Cl...

BLIA Toronto Members Join Virtual Terry Fox Run for Cancer Fundraising

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year the Terry Fox Foundation, which has a 40 year history in Canada, held a Canada-wide virtual fundraising walk on September 20. Upholding Fo Guang Shan’s objective to benefit society through charitable programs...

English Audiovisual Dharma Verse Propagation – produced by Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto

The Radiant Legacy sub-chapter and YAD group of BLIA are producing an English audio-visual album entitled “Dharma Verse Poetry”. It has been launched on the Fo Guang Shan YouTube platform in Toronto on September 9, 2020. The YAD group will read and present the Dharma Verses written by Master Hsing Yun for the purpo...

Humanistic Buddhism Reading Association of Toronto Sharing on How to Apply the Dharma in Daily Life

Since the pandemic started in March, 30 study groups from the Humanistic Buddhism Reading Association of Toronto have continued their meetings with the help of new technology and the Buddha’s Light TV’s iBuddha program, a multimedia platform offering various Buddhist teachings. Between July and September, the Human...

Reflection upon Cooking and the Chan Mind Dharma Talk by Venerable Yung Kang

 

Fo Guang Shan (FGS) Temple of Toronto and Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA) Toronto Chapter jointly organized an online Dharma Talk entitled “Reflection upon Cooking and the Chan Mind” on September 9. A total of 258 participants joined the Dharma Talk via YouTube and Zoom, hoping to learn the relationship betw...

First Ever Drive Thru Sangha Day Celebration

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic and the various restrictions placed by the Ontario Government, Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA) Toronto Chapter decided to organize its first ever drive-thru Sangha Day event at the car park of Fo Guang Shan (FGS) Temple of Toronto on Sunday July 26. As many...

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