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60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
(416) 964-9669

November 2019

Retreat with Ayya Medhanandi (Non-residential)

November 15 - November 16
Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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This retreat will be led by Ayya Medhanandi Bhikkhuni, founder and abbess of Sati Saraniya Hermitage. Through meditation instruction, group chants, and devotional practice, it is a wonderful opportunity to practise in the ancient tradition that has transmitted the Buddha's priceless teaching of liberation.

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Weekly Mindfulness Meditation

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Join us Tuesday evenings for Insight (Vipassana) Meditation and a Dharma talk. Please arrive early and be sure to turn off your cell phone. No charge; suitable for beginners and experienced meditators.

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Dharma Study Program

November 30 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on November 30, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on January 4, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:30 am

One event on February 29, 2020 at 10:30 am

Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
SIMT Dharma Study Program

Gain a grounding in the teachings through reading, guidance, and discussion. Dharma Study Program meetings are held on Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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December 2019

Insight Meditation Retreat (Non-residential)

December 12 - December 14
Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Vipassana is the penetrative, direct inquiry into the nature of all mental and material phenomena. When accompanied by morality (sila), concentration (samadhi), and commitment, Vipassana practice helps us gain insight into the patterning of the mind and the world the mind projects. The insight/wisdom that this practice fosters can lead to final liberation.

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January 2020

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation

January 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Join us Tuesday evenings for Insight (Vipassana) Meditation and a Dharma talk. Please arrive early and be sure to turn off your cell phone. No charge; suitable for beginners and experienced meditators.

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Metta and Purification Retreat (Non-residential)

January 16, 2020 - January 18, 2020
Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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This retreat will offer meditation and chanting practices that encourage us to relinquish long-standing unwholesome habits. Metta—the cultivation of Goodwill—can help us unlock emotional obstructions and the accompanying mental patterning that hinders insight.

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March 2020

Insight Meditation Retreat (Non-residential, 2-day)

March 6, 2020 - March 7, 2020
Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Vipassana is the penetrative, direct inquiry into the nature of all mental and material phenomena. The insight/wisdom that this practice fosters can lead to final liberation.

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May 2020

Retreat with Ajahn Viradhammo (Non-residential)

May 22, 2020 - May 23, 2020
Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Tisarana Buddha In The Morning Sun

This retreat will be led by Ajahn Viradhammo, founder and abbot of Tisarana Buddhist Monastery. Including meditation instruction, group chants, and devotional practice, it is a wonderful opportunity to practise in this ancient tradition.

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July 2020

Insight Meditation Retreat (Non-residential)

July 16, 2020 - July 18, 2020
Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Vipassana is the penetrative, direct inquiry into the nature of all mental and material phenomena. The insight/wisdom that this practice fosters can lead to final liberation.

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September 2020

Metta Meditation Retreat (Non-residential)

September 17, 2020 - September 19, 2020
Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Metta, the cultivation of Goodwill, transforms the heart and mind by bringing a sense of openness and luminosity into our experience. The breadth, clarity, and expansiveness instilled by the practice provide a strong, stable basis for the cultivation of insight.

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November 2020

Insight Meditation Retreat (Non-residential)

November 19, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Insight meditation (Vipassana) is the penetrative, direct inquiry into the nature of all mental and material phenomena. The insight/wisdom that this practice fosters can lead to final liberation.

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December 2020

Insight Meditation Retreat (Non-residential)

December 10, 2020 - December 12, 2020
Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Insight meditation (Vipassana) is the penetrative, direct inquiry into the nature of all mental and material phenomena. The insight/wisdom that this practice fosters can lead to final liberation.

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