Posts Tagged ‘Tibetan’

Phakchok Rinpoche: Compassion in Action :: UBC 9/18

September 17, 2010

Compassion in Action:
Integrating Buddhism and Social Development

Lecture by H.E. Phakchok Rinpoche

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm
I.K. Barber Learning Centre | Dodson Room, 1961 East Mall, UBC

Lectures are free and open to the public. Please reserve seats by contacting Jessica Main (bcsprogram@gmail.com). 5 minutes prior to start, any extra seating will be made available.

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BPF Statement on the Uprisings in Tibet

March 14, 2008

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As hundreds of Buddhist monks and ordinary citizens take to the streets of Lhasa protesting Chinese occupation of Tibet, like their brothers & sisters in Burma last September, they have been met with beatings and bullets. Lhasa’s Drepung, Sera, and Ganden monasteries have been closed and surrounded by troops for the last three days. Yet the monks are undeterred, and continue to protest in Tibet’s cities wherever possible.

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Milarepa the Movie: This Week Only

November 30, 2007

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Now Playing at Fifth Avenue
Milarepa: Magician, Murderer, Saint
94 Minutes

Showtimes: Nov 30 to Dec 6
Daily at: 2:00, 4:45, 7:25, 9:25
(no 7:25 show on Monday, Dec 3)

[synopsis]

Help out a monk this FRIDAY, Nov 9

November 7, 2007

image - hands - from www.gadensamtenling.org“He has asked if we could find someone in Vancouver who could meet him at the Domestic departure level, spend a little time with him, and help him get to the South Terminal for his Williams Lake flight. If you . . . would like to spend a little time with a kind and respected monk and teacher from the Dalai Lama’s monastery, please do let me know as soon as possible. We would all be grateful.” Read the rest of this entry »