2014 SUMMER COURSE SCHEDULE
Buddhist Philosophy and Meditation
Vancouver School Board
To register call (604) 713-4550
West End Community Centre
870 Denman Street
Nobel Learning Academy
#13-1433 Lonsdale Ave., North Van.
Mindfulness Meditation Course – drop in by donation. Taught in English with Chinese translation.
Thursdays June 26 – July 31
10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Info call Brian.
Vipassana Meditation Weekend Retreat at Furry Creek
Friday – Sunday, July 4 – 6
With Brian Ruhe and Jack Liu
Practicing Breath, Loving Kindness, and Walking Meditation in the Theravada Forest Tradition.
$50 facility fee plus suggested donation of $60. For details see theravada.ca
Ongoing Weekly Meditation Group
In Kitsilano on Monday nights, 7:30 – 9:00 pm. By donation. It is recommended that you take one of Brian’s courses first. We will do breath meditation practices, body sensation and loving kindness (metta), plus study aspects of Buddhism, with questions and discussion.
Location at Brian’s place:
#104 – 1960 West 7th Ave. Buzz 104
You may download this for free, as a study aid:
With Each & Every Breath: A Guide to Meditation
Book by Ajahn Thanissaro. PDF at:
By Donation (Dana)
This meditation group is supported by donation (dana) in accord with the tradition that the dhamma teachings are priceless and offered freely. Donations are gratefully accepted and essential to support the spread of the teachings.
Brian Ruhe was a Buddhist monk in Thailand and has been teaching Buddhism and meditation for 18 years. Brian has taught thousands of people at temples, colleges and Adult Ed. courses around Vancouver. His latest book is “A SHORT WALK ON AN ANCIENT PATH” available for $15 or as an Amazon eBook for $7.99. Guided Meditation CDs $15.
Tel. 604-738-8475, 778-232-2282 cell.
Following the Theravada Forest tradition
of Ajahn Chah, and Ajahn Sona at the Birken Forest Monastery www.birken.ca .
Brian is also the Organizer of
See 350+ You Tube videos of Brian Ruhe and others, on all aspects of the courses at: