The 2018 Parliament of the Word's Religions (PWR) in Toronto Nov 1- 7  Click 

Interview Dr.Lo at the PWR  Click

  六祖寺代表如心法师受邀参加第七届世界宗教议会  視頻 

Eight AWE members and Two Luizu Temple (China) attended the PWR event. They all had meaningful experiences and the take home message is "we' encourage interfaith encounter, to bring people together from all faiths and to connect with love for a peaceful and sustainable world of the future"   

6th Patriarch Monastery Abbot Shi Dayuan sermon in Toronto 大愿法师 2017年6月20日多伦多开示  视频

Welcome to Toronto Venerable Wu Ru and Wu Hua; sermons, Aug 9-10, 2017  Click

热烈欢迎广东六祖寺悟如悟华两位法师八月份到访多伦多六祖寺弘法开示,9-10号  详情

 

New 2018 Free Classes

佛教科学中文課程 (普通話) : Every Saturday, starting from Feb 24, 7:00-7:45 am; online class 李倢偉 647-855-5416;  郭灿东416-917-1632

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Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra (Diamond Sutra 金剛般若波羅蜜經) explained in scientific language by Dr. Ching Lo (English Class), starting from Nov 18, 2017, 6:30-8:00 pm; 98 Glen Cameron Rd  Click  Frankie: 647-855-5416; Chi Nguyen 647-832-7206; Tammy: 416-727-5577   

地藏菩萨本愿功德经学记修习班 (普通話) : Every 2 weeks Tuesday, starting from Sep 19, 2017, 8:00-10:00 pm; 40 Shields Crt. Markham  Click  姚东升674-206-2009; 郭灿东416-917-1632

六祖坛经研讨会(普通話) : Every Wednesday, 8:00-10:00; 98 Glen Cameron Rd  Click  姚东升674-206-2009; 郭灿东416-917-1632

Buddhism explained in scientific language 劳正教授以现代科学语言解读佛法 (English Class): Every Friday, 7:30 am ̶ 9:30 pm; 98 Glen Cameron Rd  Click  Tammy 416-727-5577; Chi 647-832-7206

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Burning Questions

Enligtenment (中英对照)

En = become       Lighten = eminence, luminary

Q1: What is enlightenment?

A1: Enlightenment is the opposite of unenlightened

Q2: What is unenlightened?

A2: No light.

Q3: What does no light mean?

A3: Can’t see a thing.

Q4: See what thing?

A4: Reality.

Q5: What is reality?

A5: Everything.

Q6: What do you mean by everything?

A6: Everything means everything; the way you think, the way you feel, from a single thought to the entire cosmos.

Q7: You mean enlightenment is to know all of these?

A7: Yes.

Q8: How can I know all of these?

A8: Increase your knowledge capacity.

Q9: How to increase my knowledge capacity?

A9: Open your mind is the first step to enlightenment.

Q10: How to open my mind?

A10: Click here for "How to open your mind" lecture, and then Click here for "How to transcend duality" lecture

Definition of Enlightenment: Original YouTube Video  

                                                     AWE Authenticate Transcript


Freedom (中英对照))

Q1. Why should I border with enlightenment?

A1. Because you want freedom.

Q2. I am free now.

A2. You only think you are free, but actually you are not.

Q3. Why am I not free? I do what I want, love who I want.

A3. All your behavior, all your thought processes, all your motivations are controlled by your physiology that you are not aware of. For example, an attractive person walks pass and you automatically look. You only think you have the freedom to look. You are not aware that your sensation of sight have triggered a stimulus-response neural circuit subroutine. You have no free choice under the dictatorship of your own neural physiology.

Q4. I am not convinced. I still think this natural physiology is freedom. I am free to look at the attractive person.

A4. An amoeba is good at stimulus-response behavior. How could we call the amoeba’s involuntary behavior as freedom of choice?  Such animal instincts have totally repressed the true freedom our intellect or soul is capable of.

Q5. I am still not clear about the distinction between stimulus-response behavior versus intellectual and spiritual freedom.

A5. Stimulus-response behaviors are governed by the involuntary autonomic nervous system and the reward center of the brain. The entire system evolves for survival and reproduction of the selfish gene. The entire psychological system is meticulously orchestrated without real free will. Intellectual freedom of choice is the awareness based on knowledge and rationale operating mainly in the frontal lobe of the brain. Spiritual freedom should involve consciousness independent of the brain.

Q6. I am really confused. This is too much information for me. I just want to live my life freely with the person I love.

A6. Check out what is love. Click here

Breaking News: June 2017, Grand Master Dayuan from China visited Vancouver & Toronto  Click  

Made in Canada Buddhism  Video  PDF -- Unity Vesak, 9 Jun 2012 Toronto

Annual Report — A Year-end Review of Dharma Propagation Achievements

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