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Chan (Zen) Meditation ─ Harmonize Your Body and Mind

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:


Aug 3, 2016 (Wednesday) ,
Aug 10, 2016 (Wednesday) ,
Aug 17, 2016 (Wednesday)

Time: 6:00 pm ~ 7:30 pm


Venerable Chang Wu, Abbess of the Dharma Drum Vancouver Center

Venerable Chang Wu

Venerable Chang Wu is the current Director of Dharma Drum Vancouver Center in Richmond, B.C., a branch monastery of Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM), founded by Chan Master Sheng Yen.

Venerable Chang Wu began practicing with Master Sheng Yen in 1993. Before entering monastic life in 2000, Venerable Chang Wu was a business professional in New York holding an MBA. After joining the DDM sangha, she gained new experiences in publications and translation projects of Buddhist books.

Other than meditation practice, Chinese Buddhism, inter-religious dialogue, she also enjoys being in nature, walking in the woods and artworks. She is a teacher of Chan Buddhism, and has led meditation retreats in Canada, the United States and Taiwan.

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