Tag Archives: Buddhist programs Halifax

The Four Immeasurables

Equanimity     Loving Kindness     Compassion     Sympathetic Joy A Two-Day Practice Workshop Sunday Jan. 21 and Jan 28, 9:30-4:00 The Four Immeasurables  is an important practice of the Mahayana path. Its objective is to train our minds in the four qualities of loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity in order to […]

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Shakyamuni Festival

Saturday May 21 at 11:00am Nalandabodhi Halifax marks the Shakyamuni Festival (also known as Saka Dawa Düchen and Vaishak)  with shamatha meditation and auspicious chants, followed by a potluck reception. It was through the diligence and kindness of a young prince, Siddhartha Gautama, that we have a path to find enlightenment for ourselves and thus be […]

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Get Unreal: The Two Realities in Buddhism

With Mitra Karl Brunnholzl May 23-25 It is said that many of the problems and misconceptions we face on the Buddhist path have their root in not fully understanding the two realities and how we distinguish between them. During this weekend, we will explore the basic teachings about the two realities — relative reality and […]

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