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Photos from Feb 20-22 Chilliwack Retreat

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Me Fired, News | 0 comments

Retreat photos collection See all photo albums at: [pe2-gallery album=”” ]

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Review of “A Short Walk on an Ancient Path”

Posted by on Feb 22, 2012 in News, Reviews | 0 comments

Gary Daubney from the blog site Buddha Space has written a wonderful review of Brian’s latest book, “A Short Walk on an Ancient Path“. “Good books on the Dharma are not that easy to come by, unfortunately. Sure, there are a plethora of publications and websites that are about Theravada Buddhism, for example, but most are riddled with platitudes or misconceptions, even about basic Buddhist ideas likekarma and rebirth (see below). Ruhe’s book A Short Walk on an Ancient Path is a refreshing antidote to much of these somewhat poisonous misrepresentations of the...

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New Web Site and Social Media!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2011 in News | 0 comments

Welcome to the new web site for Theravada Buddhism Vancouver. The new site is now social-media friendly so you can easily share or “like” postings, readings, courses and other material you find on the site. The course/class schedule is now maintained as a Google Calendar and so you can even add the class/course schedule to your own calendar or web site by using this link to our Google Calendar. The Fall 2011 course/class schedule is also available as a PDF File. The course calendar/schedule can also be found here. The new web site is also linked to a new Facebook Page and my...

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Posted by on Sep 21, 2011 in General, News | 0 comments

Courses and Retreats on Buddhist Philosophy and Meditation are humbly provided by Brian Ruhe. Brian has been a practicing Buddhist for twenty-three years and spent seven months as a Buddhist monk in Thailand in 1996. Brian has been teaching Buddhism and meditation in the Vancouver area since 1996 and trains in the Theravada Forest Tradition. If you would like to support Brian Ruhe’s work and You Tube videos, you can send a donation (dana) here. “Brian Ruhe is a long-time Vancouver teacher of authentic Buddhism, not the sugar-coated sentimental kind often marketed in North America....

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