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UNITED SANGHA for World Peace 2018

July 14, 2018

UNITED SANGHA for World Peace 2018


Buddhist monastics of Lower Mainland from all traditions: Theravadin, Mahayana, and Vajrayana, join together to pray for World Peace. Join us for a day of Buddhist chantings, Dharma discussions, and Loving-kindness meditation, filling one’s mind with positive energy and sharing with the world.

Time : July 14 2018 Saturday 1:30pm – 5:30pm

Venue : Croatian Cultural Centre
3250 Commercial Drive
Vancouver BC

Free Admission

聯合僧伽 祈求 世界和平法會2018

July 14, 2018





日期:2018年7月14日 (星期六)下午1時30分至5時30分


3250 Commercial Drive,Vancouver,BC


  • 灑淨

  • 供燈

  • 供僧

  • 禪修

  • 佛法研討





April 09, 2017

How to increase your Health, Wealth, Respect, Reputation & Wisdom through the 5 Precepts

Time:  April 9, 2017      10:00am to 3:30pm

Place: VanDusen Botanical Garden --Floral Hall

            5251 Oak St, Vancouver, BC

Registration: $20

  • 10:00am - Noon : Part 1 of "How to increase your health, wealth, respect, reputation & wisdom through the 5 precepts", Meditation & Chanting

  • Noon  - 12:45pm  Lunch break (lunch is incl. with admission)

  • 12:45pm - 3:30pm  Meditation & Chanting, Part 2 of "How to increase your health, wealth, respect, reputation & wisdom through the 5 precepts."


Free Refreshments and Vegetarian lunch. Please bring your own mugs.



Event will be led by:


Shifu Zhihan - a fully ordained bhikshu from the Chinese Buddhist tradition in Taiwan. He has been a monastic practitioner for over 20 years. Currently, he gives buddhist lectures and meditation instructions in Spanish, Portuguese, English and Mandarin in North and South America, as well as Taiwan. He is a director of Bodhiyana Buddhist Education Society in Canada, abbot of Tzong Kwan Temple in Brazil, founder of the Bodhiyana Foundation in Argentina, and abbot of Yu Chuan Temple in Paraguay.


Shifu Showshir - became a Taiwanese Mahayana nun in 1995. After 15 years of Buddhist studies in Taiwan, she traveled to Thailand, India, Myanmar to learn meditation from different Buddhist traditions. In 2012, she returned to Vancouver to teach meditation and share her knowledge of Buddhism. Currently, she is the president of Bodhiyana Buddhist Education Society.


Shifu Showshao - born in Taiwan and became a nun in 1995. She studied in the Chinese Pureland school for 7 years and the Vinaya School for 10 years in Taiwan. In 2012, she came to Vancouver and is a teacher of Bodhiyana Buddhist Education Society to help disseminate Buddhism.

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