Monday, July 24, 2006

Mahasangha~Ourplace Fundraiser August 13th

Victoria Conservatory of Music, Alex Goolden Hall, 907 Pandora, Victoria
Sunday August 13th at 2:30 pm

This is an opportunity to support Ourplace (Open Door/Upper Room) mission for the homeless in Victoria. Enjoy Afternoon Tea and Music at the Conservatory of Music. See the new centre under construction next door.

The 2ND ANNUAL fundraising concert by THE KIRBY STRING QUARTET, a professional Quartet touring B.C. Violinists from Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.

Tickets $18.00 Adults $14.00 Seniors/Students at Door or Call 655-0707.

Friday, July 14, 2006

Victoria Zen Centre~July One-Day Intensive*

A reminder that Sunday July 23, we will hold our monthly one-day intensive. The schedule runs from 6am-5pm, and includes chanting, sitting, walking, meal practice, and a period of care taking. Eshu gives a Zen talk during the mid-morning sitting, and conducts one-on-one meetings with each student. The cost for the day is $40 and includes two meals. (All fees for one-day intensives are included in intermediate and advanced membership).

Please contact the Centre no later than Friday July 21 if you would like to attend.

*Orientation by way of Consultation or Introductory Course is a prerequisite for Zen Training at the Sooke Zendo.

Sunday, July 09, 2006

Victoria Zen Centre~Garage/Bake Sale Fundraiser

Saturday July 15th, 2006
160 Montreal Street

Ben Morton, a member of the Zen Centre, and his family are having a Garage Sale/Bake Sale on Saturday July 15th at 160 Montreal Street (10am-3pm). The Garage Sale is a fundraiser for the Victoria Zen Centre. Ben and his family are moving at the end of the month and have quite a bit of stuff to sell.
However, he's hoping that other members of the Zen Centre will be able to contribute something - even if it's just a cake! If you would like to help with the Sale by providing something to sell, please contact Ben either by email: or by phone: 382-7880

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Shambhala Centre~Nyinthun

Saturday July 8, 2006

09:00-12:00 at the Shambhala Centre

A Nyinthun is actually a full day of sitting and walking meditation. Here at the Victoria Centre we only do 3 hours. Please join us this Saturday. It is on a drop in basis. Come and go as fits your schedule.