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Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, Spiritual Director of Gaden for the West, Returns to Toronto for a Month of Precious Teachings in September and October

"In these times of rampant consumerism and rapid technological and cultural change, more and more people are searching for a spiritual path that will help them live more meaningful lives and find deep inner peace," writes Venerable Zasep ...
Archaya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche at Gaden Choling Mahayana Buddhist Meditation Centre

Zasep Tulku Rinpoche teaching in Owen Sound: Weekend Retreat on Mahamudra meditation and the healing practice of Medicine Buddha

This weekend, people able to travel to picturesque Owen Sound, Canada, will have a rare opportunity to receive two days of teachings from Archarya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, a highly realized teacher. A very full teaching plan includes two powerful ...

30 Years of Gaden Choling Tibetan Buddhist Centre: Celebrating a Legacy That Brought Canada Teachings from Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, Tara Tulku Rinpoche and Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

Gaden Choling — one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist centres in Canada — celebrates its 30th year with three not-to-be-missed weeks of celebrations and teachings. "We invite you to join our celebration and for a series of teachings ...

Thich Nhat Hanh Wakes from 7-Week Coma, Gives “Renowned Infectious Smile”

Buddha Weekly is delighted to report the great Zen Monk and teacher Thich Nhat Hanh woke from a weeks-long coma. After he opened his eyes and smiled, doctors declared him no longer comatose. He has been in a coma ...

“We offer Thich our powerful collective energy”: People Around the World Hope for Fast Recovery for Renowned Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh

"Our practice of stability and peace in this very moment is the best support we can offer to [Nhat Hanh]. Let us all around the world take refuge in our practice, going together as a river to offer ...

Remembering a Revered Teacher: Geshe Lhundub Sopa, Renowned Teacher and Scholar, Passes Away of Natural Causes at 92

With reverence, Buddha Weekly is sad to report the most venerable Geshe Sopa "has entered into "clear light meditation". He passed of natural causes on Thursday, August 28, 2104. Geshe Sopa will be missed—until his rebirth—by his many ...
Thirteenth Zasep Tulku, Archarya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, an Internationally Respected Teacher, in Toronto June 8-18

Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche Returns to Toronto in October for Teachings on Chittamani Tara, Black Dakini and Lamrim

His Eminence Archarya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche will return to Gaden Choling Mahayana Buddhist Meditation Center, Toronto, in October 2014 for three weeks of precious teachings and initiations: Chod initiation of the Five Dakinis. This is a Mana Annut ...
Thirteenth Zasep Tulku, Archarya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, an Internationally Respected Teacher, in Toronto June 8-18

Precious Green Tara Teachings: Venerable Zasep Rinpoche Returns to Gaden Choling

Rinpoche teaches in English with a warmth and charm that keeps attendees engaged, always ready to laugh and even make a joke. His vast knowledge of Dharma and willingness to answer tough questions adds to his irresistible charisma. ...
Thirteenth Zasep Tulku, Archarya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, an Internationally Respected Teacher, in Toronto June 8-18

Thirteenth Zasep Tulku, Archarya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, an Internationally Respected Teacher, in Toronto

Highly realized and internationally respected Tibetan Buddhist teacher Acharya Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, will teach in Toronto, Canada from June 8-18, 2013. His busy itinerary includes lectures, initiations, consecrations and practice with students. The events will also be an ...

Bringing Happiness to Others on Wesak Day: Buddha’s Birthday

Temple statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, the historical Buddha, with offerings and decorations for celebrating Wesak, the Buddha's Birthday. On the most precious day of Wesak, we celebrate not only the birth, but ask the enlightenment, and Parinarvana of ...
Spontaneous smiles and kindness on the street are a form of spiritual practice

Me YES Like You, A New Kindness Movement?

Not long ago, I was listening to Mike Bullard, a Canadian celebrity talk show host on NewTalk 1010 with a comical bent. It was a long commute, and as usual he has me in stitches. Some people in ...