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Banyen Past Events

May 2017

April 29th, May 7th, May 14th
Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 5:30pm
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Sathya Sai Community Center & Jewish Community Centre

April 29th: Kum S. Aishwarya (great granddaughter of Bharata Ratna M.S. Subbulakshmi, and winner of  numerous awards) and party 6:30 pm,...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

There are a lot of ambiguities, misunderstanding and misinterpretations in teaching and learning tai chi and qigong. Master Tek, with his...
Talk & Book Signing with Carolyn Affleck Youngs
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Author Carolyn Affleck Youngs will read from her new book Walking to Japan and speak about her husband and co-author Derek Youngs (1940-...
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 11:30am
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join pioneering investor and thought leader Joel Solomon for an inspiring discussion of The Clean Money Revolution. Joel Solomon will share...
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:00am
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The Nest, UBC,
6133 University Blvd.

Keynote speakers Graham Hancock, Dr. Ethan Russo, Chris Kilham, and Anndrea Hermaan headline this year's Cannabis & Hemp Conference and...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books, 3608 W 4th Ave.

Join Meir Schneider, PhD, LMT, to find out how easy-to-perform movement and vision exercises can work together to heal your body and eyes....
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

“This is the medicine of the future, the big answer to what ails us in the West. For millennia the doctor and the medicine man were one and...

April 2017

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Banyen Books, 3608 W 4th Ave.

Alex & Allyson Grey, world renowned visionary artists, will be at Banyen for a few hours on Sunday April 30th to connect with the...
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am
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Canadian Memorial United Church, West 16th & Burrard

Spaces are limited, early registration recommended. This will be an intimate day spent with David Whyte through poetry and the insights of...
Led by Hogen Bays, Roshi, Abbot of Great Vow Zen Monastery
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:00am
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Bridge & Enrich Lives Society
718 East 20th Ave (at Fraser)

North Shore Zendo presents a weekend Zen Buddhist Meditation Retreat: In this retreat, Hogen Bays, Roshi, Abbot of Great Vow Zen Monastery...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join Tamara Ralis for a reading and signing of her book Dreamers of Earth and Aether. Set in landscapes, cities and rooms, these miniature...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
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The Brickhouse
730 Main Street

Join author and actor (The Age of Adaline, Elegy, X-Files) Shekhar Paleja for a launch of his novel An Extraordinary Destiny at The...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver

Tickets for Jane Goodall's Vancouver lectures are now Sold Out. However, Banyen has 2 tickets to give away for Dr. Goodall's April 12th...
A Presentation with ANDRIA TEATHER, CEO of the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

We will have a draw at this in-store event to win two Premium tickets to give away for Jane Goodall's lecture at the Chan Centre on April...
with GÜLIZ ÜNLÜ, CBP, Equine Body Therapist, Trainer
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 11:30am
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join Güliz Ünlü for a presentation on intercellular and inter-species communication (AKA animal communication but with all sentient beings...
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Unity of Vancouver
5840 Oak St.

His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche, lineage holder of the Shangpa Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, will present a series of events in...
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Sages of the Indian mystical tradition have identified four stages through which we transition in our adult life. At each of these four...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join us for an experiential and informative talk on incorporating herbal medicine into your lifestyle. This talk offers gems for new and...

March 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
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UBC Robson Square (map)
800 Robson St., Room C.300

Join YouTube sensation and satirist JP Sears for a live Performance, Talk, and Book Launch! In case you haven’t noticed, the New Age has...
with ROSS MCKEACHIE
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 11:30am
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

How do we come to know our heart’s vision and live our lives in alignment with our deepest essence? How do we create a sanctuary of safety...