Posts Tagged ‘addiction’

Noah Levine in Vancouver :: October 2–4

September 19, 2009

image - Against the Stream - from … link to www.dharmapunx.comNoah Levine is a Buddhist teacher, counselor and author (Dharma Punx, Against the Stream). He is trained to teach by Jack Kornfield of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California. He teaches meditation classes, workshops and retreats nationally as well as leading groups in juvenile halls and prisons. Noah holds a masters degree in counseling psychology from CIIS. He has studied with many prominent teachers in both the Theravadan and Mahayanan Buddhist traditions.

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Failsafe: Saving the Earth from Ourselves :: 9/22

August 30, 2009

image - Ian Prattis - from Zuru Ling posterAn evening with Zen teacher Dr Ian Prattis …
author of Failsafe: Saving the Earth from Ourselves

Tuesday, Sept 22 :: 7:00-9:00pm
Zuru Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre
318-336 East 1st Avenue

604 874-7655 :: by donation

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Video Links and Tom Lacey Editorial: Directions

December 23, 2008

image - BPF banner - from BPF Tampa Bay

Great editorial by Tom Lacey and video links sidebar from BPF Tampa Bay. Videos of Robina Courtin, Thich Nhat Hanh, The Dalai Lama, Philippe Goldin, Matthieu Ricard, . . . [editorial and sidebar]

Gary Gach: What Would the Buddha Buy?

December 6, 2008

Gary Gach helps out with the Buy Nothing Christmas campaign from Adbusters:

. . . The Buddha’s critique of mindless craving and needless suffering pinpoints the precise moment during which real pleasure becomes abstract desire – the want to want. [link]

RCMP Secretly Funded Anti-Insite Research

October 8, 2008

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Formal complaint to Auditor General requests an investigation into RCMP financing of four injection site critiques… [details]

Hope in Shadows: Awards… Exhibition… Sales

October 6, 2008

Thursday, October 9 (Morning and Evening)
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Socially Engaged Theatre :: Shattering :: Tonight

September 27, 2008

…created and performed by people who have struggled with addiction Read the rest of this entry »

Peace Meditation Letter Supporting Insite

July 16, 2008

Candle • © Tony Bowall • used with permissionLetter Supporting Insite…
…Vancouver’s Safe Injection Site

A great letter came out of last month’s peace meditation and letter writing: a letter to Stephen Harper in support of Insite, Vancouver’s safe injection site. Sadhu, Anne!

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Noah Levine: Meditate and Destroy :: July 5

July 3, 2008

image - Noah Levine - from www.meditateanddestroy.comMeditate and Destroy – an 80-minute documentary – shows how author Noah Levine (Dharma Punx, Against the Stream) connects with young people.

Saturday, July 5

Rhizome Café [website]
317 East Broadway [map]

Doors: 6:30pm
Event: 7:30pm [details]

Talk by Gabor Maté: Taming the Hungry Ghost

June 20, 2008

image - AiA spiral - from awakeinaction.orgTaming the Hungry Ghost: The Universal Addiction Process, Its Origins and Healing

Thursday, July 3

Shambala Centre
3275 Heather Street

7:15-8:00 Talk by Dr Gabor Maté

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