The most commonly asked questions, when people learn that I am a Buddhist, are ‘do you chant?’ followed by ‘what do you chant?’ and then ‘what do...
The first residential schools opened in Canada in the 1800s. They were the product of churches and the government; a collective, calculated effort to era...
When you hear the word dana, what is the first image or thought that comes to your mind? Maybe it is giving an object—money, food, a present—to someone...
The Canadian Indian residential school system was a network of boarding schools for Indigenous peoples.
The network was funded by the Canadian government'...
Size impresses people. The bigger the better.
You see evidence of it everywhere – the size of automobiles, of buildings, of cities, of organizations.
“…the unexamined life is not worth living.”
Socrates in The Apology by Plato
These words of Socrates are notoriously provocative.
Practicing the Six Paramitas of Mahayana Buddhism involves opening your heart to experience the wholesome things of life that can be enjoyed right now,...
In this meditation, Pema Chödrön guides you through the 4 stages of Tonglen meditation. Pema Chödrön is an American Tibetan Buddhist. She is an ordaine...
Earnest practice of the Six Paramitas enables you to walk the path to enlightenment. When you demonstrate perfection of virtues with whole heart and effo...