When: Fourth Sunday from 7.00 am to 4.00 pm
"Uposatha" means to come near our spiritual friends to learn the Buddha's teachings.
Come to this day of meditation and learning the Buddha's teachings. You will have the chance to follow the Eight Precepts. Breakfast and lunch are provided. You don't need to register.
People come from throughout the greater Toronto area. Feel free to come for all or part of the day.
By attending this program you will gain an excellent knowledge of the original teachings of the Buddha preserved by his disciples in the Theravada tradition.
7:00 am Taking 8 Precepts and Breakfast
8:00 am Dhamma Talk
9:00 am Guided Meditation
10:00 am Tea Break
10:15 am Meditation
10:45 am Buddha Puja
11:00 am Lunch
12:30 pm Sutta Chanting
1:00 pm Dhamma Talk
2:00 pm Guided Meditation
3:00 pm Tea Break
3:15 pm Meditation and Dhamma Discussion
4:00 pm Closing and Merit Sharing
The Buddha encouraged his ay disciples to follow extra training rules known as the Eight Preceptsas often as they could. They are an enhanced version of the five precepts followed every day.
Most people who come like to wear white clothes this day, even just a white shirt. But it is completely optional. Feel free to come as you are.
You can also find this event on our meetup page