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November 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 11:30am
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join award-winning children's author and Buddhist teacher Rebecca Hazell for a children's storytime (for kids 5-10 and adults alike) launch...
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00am
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Asian Centre, UBC
1871 West Mall (map)

Early Registration is highly recommended, as tickets are limited. Stephen Jenkinson is a Harvard Educated Theologian, Culture Activist,...
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

The riddle of self-esteem is complex. People often tell one another, "Be kinder to yourself!" But it can be difficult to shift to self-...
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 9:00am
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Vancouver Playhouse
600 Hamilton St.

Welcome back to TEDxVancouver! Join us as we explore this year's theme: Distortion.Dubbed the "City of Glass" by Douglas Coupland, a steel-...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Stop trying to be happy and discover the greater joy of being fully alive through a deeper level of authentic, vulnerable connection. Most...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Whether biological, adoptive, or chosen, our families push our buttons like no one else can.  Kabbalah teaches that this is because our...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 9:00am
You’ve lived a rich life, filled with knowledge, experiences, and accomplishments... and you may now be asking yourself “What’s next?”  ...
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 5:45pm
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Unity of Vancouver
5840 Oak Street

Join renowned throat singer/sound healer Matthew Kocel in this elegant evening of “GRACE” in honor of this, his 2nd album, 6 years in the...
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 9:30am
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UBC, Vancouver

In this period of rapid change, the call to individual and collective awakening is clear. It’s beyond coincidence that the use of...
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join Dr. Kekuni Minton, one of the world's leading pioneers in the field of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy™ (SP), for an introduction to this...

October 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 11:30am
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

“Albert Flynn DeSilver is a gem, a joy to work with, and puts together amazing workshops.” — Cheryl Strayed, #1 NY Times bestselling author...
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join Serge Mazerand for an evening of self-empowerment and inspiration. Serge will stir your heart and soul with soothing music on his...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join Rishima Bahadoorsingh for an evening of devotional music at Banyen! Traditional Indian music (bhajan, kirtan, mantra, poetry or...
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:30am
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

In this lecture, Zarko Andricivic, a Dharma heir of Chan Master Sheng Yen, will delineate the essential teachings of Chan Buddhism and...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00am
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Goldcorp Stage
BMO Theatre Centre
162 West 1st Ave.

Superhuman Summit is a single day speaker-focused event presenting ideas on how to advance your human potential. A collection of expert...
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:15pm
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Unitarian Church of Vancouver
949 49th Avenue

Just as birth midwifery helps us enter this world, death midwifery can help us leave it. Just as birth midwives have reclaimed birth as a...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Interestingly the word Shakthi or Goddess means "power" or "empowerment" in Sanskrit. Become aware of the power dynamics inherent in your...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Meet Ramana, direct disciple of Papaji in the lineage of Sri Ramana Maharshi, for an introduction to his Radical Awakening work and...
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Vogue Theatre
918 Granville St.

Ever ponder the miracle of life? Or perhaps wonder about the evolution of intelligence? Interested in finding your flow? In this live...
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Unitarian Church
949 West 49th

By the time the AIDS pandemic in Africa had reached its height in the early 2000s, millions of children had been orphaned. In the face of...

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