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December 2020

Winter Meditation Retreat: The Kasinas

December 4, 2020 - December 19, 2020
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, British Columbia V0B1N0 Canada
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kasina elements meditation retreat

Registration ends November 20, 2020 Kasiṇa meditation is a concentration meditation (samatha, jhāna) intended to settle the mind and create a foundation for liberation. Important Announcement and Change This is a two week retreat and the Teachers have added a one week option. The Teachers recognize that circumstances may make it difficult for some people to attend both weeks. Attending the full two weeks is ideal. If you choose to take the one week option it is the first week,…

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Office Hours Online Q&A

December 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST
Clear Sky Meditation & Study Centre, 3567 Cockell Rd
Bull River, British Columbia V0B1N0 Canada
Planet Dharma- Office Hours online Q & A

Looking to anchor your practice during your busy day-to-day life? Consistent communication with community and the teachers both grounds and strengthens your practice.

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January 2021

New Year Office Hours 2021

January 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST
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Welcome in the New Year and 2021 with Dharma Teachers and community. Since we can't be together this year, we'll re-create our annual new year bonfire ritual online. Bring your new year resolution - reflecting on "What do I want to accomplish in 2021?"Why this New Year Celebration Office Hours?Welcome in the New Year 2021 with your Dharma Teachers and community. Since we can't be together this year, we'll re-create our annual new year bonfire ritual online. Bring your new…

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A Study of Consciousness: The Abhidhamma (Online Course)

January 11 - February 7
abhidhamma study of consciousness

Study the Abhidhamma, to better understand the detailed nature of mental and physical processes.

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February 2021

Buddhist Contemplative Care for End of Life Speakers Series

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST
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Join Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat for a conversation on Buddhist views of death and dying. Focusing on perspectives unique to their lineage they will share about death related caregiving and to illuminate specific practices (e.g., rituals, key texts, etc.). Additionally, they will reflect on how the relatively recent adaptation of Buddhism to Canada and the West has created frictions and creative adaptations to this ancient tradition.  This speakers series, cosponsored by Emmanuel College’s Centre for Religion and Its Contexts, the Toronto…

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Abhidhamma Deeper Dive Study Group

February 16 - April 6
abhidhamma study of consciousness

Studying the Abhidhamma The Abhidhamma Pitaka is the third division of the Buddhist Tripitaka, the Three Baskets. The seven books of the Abhidhamma Pitaka give an extraordinarily detailed analysis of the basic natural principles that govern mental and physical processes. As human beings, our consciousness is built to awaken.  Our awakening is supported by the universe - the Abhidhamma Pitaka gives us an understanding of the mind and body in a profoundly detailed manner. This study group with Doug Duncan…

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Enlighten-Up!

February 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST
Planet Dharma- Enlighten Up, Dharma Talks

This month's topic is: The Antidote to Anxiety - How the ancient Buddhist practice of merit generation is applicable to your life more than ever. Enlighten-Up is a series of uncompromising, unflinching and kick-ass dharma classes. Join online from anywhere in the world.

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March 2021

Digital Dojo: Spiritual Questions, Powerful Answers

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST
Planet Dharma- Digital Dojo Spiritual Questions Poweful Answers

Digital Dojo is a virtual question and answer session. Asking questions to spiritual mentors is a powerful and traditional method of learning. You're invited!

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Enlighten-Up!

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Planet Dharma- Enlighten Up, Dharma Talks

Uncompromising, unflinching and kick-ass dharma classes. Vajrayana Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat present a new topic each month. Join online from anywhere in the world.

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April 2021

Digital Dojo: Spiritual Questions, Powerful Answers

April 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Planet Dharma- Digital Dojo Spiritual Questions Poweful Answers

Digital Dojo is a virtual question and answer session. Asking questions to spiritual mentors is a powerful and traditional method of learning. You're invited!

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