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Banyen Past Events

November 2017

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...
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
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Orpheum Theatre
601 Smithe St.

Join Dan Savage & Esther Perel for a live taping of the Savage Lovecast in Vancouver! You are invited to an evening of provocative...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join author Marion (Mugs) McConnell as she shares from her book Letters from the Yoga Masters - a treasure trove of previously unavailable...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:30am
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Vanity Theatre

Banyen is delighted to sponsor the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) screenings of Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy....
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Scott Stabile’s parents were murdered when he was fourteen. Nine years later, his brother died of a heroin overdose. Soon after that,...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join Yellowknife author Laurie Sarkadi as she reads (and sings) from her new memoir Voice in the Wild, an evocative examination of her deep...

September 2017

Author Reading and Facilitation to Meet your Sacred Tree with Sharon McCann
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

If you have ever had a sense of communicating with Nature, or felt certain of Her sacredness, B.C. author and hypnotherapist Sharon McCann...
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
Banyen is a proud sponsor of Vancouver International Film Festival, one of North America’s largest film festivals. VIFF, September 28 -...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join Manda Aufochs Gillespie for a presentation on the theme of her new book Green Mama-to-be: Creating a Happy, Healthy, and Toxin-Free...
Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 10:00am
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Library Square and other venues throughout Vancouver.

WORD Vancouver runs from September 19 to 24, with the main event happening at Library Square on September 24.

Word Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest celebration of literacy and reading. Held during the last week of September at various venues...