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During your daily life, how often do you really pay exclusive attention to what you are doing? The essence of Chan practice is to learn to live in the moment, without distractions. Please join us in a serene environment to learn ancient techniques which including walking, sitting and 8-form moving meditation as well as Chan yoga to relax your body, feel the rhythm of your breathing, let go of your wandering thoughts, and truly experience your life as it happens.

Place: The Old Barn Community Center (at UBC community)
6308 Thunderbird Blvd.
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
(604) 827-4469

Registration: Old Barn's reception desk or on-line:
https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/myunarecreation/Activity_Search/2167

Date:

Jul 20, 2016 (Wednesday) ,
Jul 27, 2016 (Wednesday) ,
Aug 3, 2016 (Wednesday) ,
Aug 10, 2016 (Wednesday) ,
Aug 17, 2016 (Wednesday)

Time: 6:00 pm ~ 7:30 pm


Teacher:

Venerable Chang Wu, Abbess of the Dharma Drum Vancouver Center
Registration Deadline: July 25, 2016 or Fully Booked

Date:

Jul 29, 2016 (Friday) ,
Jul 30, 2016 (Saturday) ,
Jul 31, 2016 (Sunday)

Time: 9:00 am ~ 9:00 pm

Download Application Form

Dharma Drum Vancouver Center
8240 No.5 Road

Richmond, BC

Canada V6Y 2V4

Tel: 604-277-1357

Fax: 604-277-1352

Email: info@ddmba.ca
1-Day Chan Retreat
Saturday Jul 30, 2016 Fee: Free (Donation is welcome)
9:00 am ~ 5:00 pm, Led by Harry Miller
An opportunity for serious practitioners to sustain practice and receive guidance from meditation teachers. This retreat is open to people who have taken Beginners’ Meditation Class or already have an established meditation practice.

Venue: Chan Meditation Center

Please call CMC at 718-592-6593 or CLICK HERE to register online.
6/12, 9/25, 11/27

Download application form for date 6/12 1-day retreat
Please mail your completed application form to meditation1@ddmba.ca

3-day retreat - Meditation on the Breath (Non-residential retreat)
7/29 - 7/31 (9:00 - 21:00)

3-day Beginner's Mind Retreat
8/12 (17:30) ~ 8/14 (15:00)

3-day Chan Retreat
12/30 (17:30) ~ 2017/1/1 (16:00)

7-day Silent Illumination Retreat
10/15 (5:30pm) ~ 10/22 (10am)

Date:

Jun 12, 2016 (Sunday)

Time: 9:00 am ~ 5:00 pm

8240 No.5 Road

Richmond, BC

Canada V6Y 2V4

Tel: 604-277-1357

Fax: 604-277-1352

Email: info@ddmba.ca






An opportunity for serious practitioners to sustain practice and receive guidance from meditation teachers. This retreat is open to people who have taken Beginners’ Meditation Class or already have an established meditation practice. The retreat will be held at CMC. Please call CMC at 718-592-6593 to pre-register.
Address : 90-56 Corona Avenue. Elmhurst, NY 11373
Date: Sunday February 7, 2016
Speaker: Abbot Ven. Guo Xing
Topic: Don't Go Bananas in the Golden Year of Monkey/Chinese New Year Special Dharma Talk
Time: 11:00am ~ 12:30pm
Address: 8220 Queens Blvd. Elmhurst NY
Tel: 718-592-6593
Email: chancenter@gmail.com
Apply chanting as a meditation method. We chant “A Mi Tuo Fo”, Amitabha Buddha’s name while sitting and walking. The retreat is suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. 30 openings available.
Venue: Chan Meditation Center ( 90-56 Corona Avenue Elmhurst, NY 11373 )
7/2~7/4 9am - 9pm
Led by Abbot Ven. Guo Xing

Please call CMC at 718-592-6593 or Register Online.
Retreat date:July7~July14
Registration date:Beginning from January7, Limited availability.
Who may paticipate: Those who have taken Beginners' meditation classes.
Registration: http://onlinereg.ddm.org.tw/9biretreat
Contact: Wen-Ren < img.ddm@gmail.com >
Tel: 0933-294-566
3-Part Beginner’s Meditation Class

Take the first step toward creating calm and clarity in your life. Learning the fundamentals of sitting meditation, relaxation, methods of concentration and meditation in motion. Peace of mind is within your reach, even in the face of conflict and stress.

Registration in advance is required.
Please submit your application form at the reception desk.

Fees may apply.


Date:

Apr 10, 2016 (Sunday) ,
Apr 17, 2016 (Sunday) ,
May 1, 2016 (Sunday)

Time: 1:30 pm ~ 4:30 pm


Teacher:

Resident Monastics

8240 No.5 Road

Richmond, BC

Canada V6Y 2V4

Tel: 604-277-1357

Fax: 604-277-1352

Email: info@ddmba.ca

7-night Residential Retreat

7:00pm Saturday 28th May to
11:00am Saturday 4th June 2016

Leader: Jake Lyne

Venue: Bala Brook Retreat Centre, Dartmoor

Silent Illumination is a profound meditation practice which leads to a mind of great calmness and insight, using ancient Chinese Zen methods which are just as applicable to the modern West. Silent Illumination is the origin of the Japanese Soto practice of Shikantaza but is approached somewhat differently and full instruction will be given.

This seven-night silent retreat is an opportunity to learn and deepen this practice through intensive meditation, with instruction and personal guidance by individual interviews with an experienced teacher. Whether or not a breakthrough to Enlightenment may occur, establishing a practice gives a firm basis for subsequent ongoing mindfulness and compassion in everyday life.

Previous experience of a residential retreat is recommended but serious beginners are also accepted.
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