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Banyen Past Events

April 2017

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...
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Unity of Vancouver
5840 Oak Street

TICKETS AT BANYEN or CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS New York Times #1 bestselling author Mark Nepo is coming to Vancouver. Many know Mark...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

At this special Banyen event, Richard/Rakesh will speak on four of the most effective traditional techniques of meditation which he...
with DIANA BERESFORD-KROEGER
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 11:30am
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Banyen Books, 3608 W 4th Ave.

Join visionary scientist and author Diana Beresford-Kroeger to learn about he importance of our global forest. Diana will read selections...
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Award-winning author and celebrated channeler Paul Selig will lead an interactive discussion on the teachings in his critically acclaimed...
with FIONA C. ODGREN
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join Fiona Odgren for a presentation on The Mahatma Letters. These letters, which reveal ageless esoteric wisdom, record the remarkable...
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Unity of Vancouver
5840 Oak Street

As She Is, is about a personal and collective journey towards wholeness…to reclaim, value and live the feminine aspect of ourselves. This...
HEATHER LYN MANN - Spiritual Ecologist & Dharma Practitioner in THICH NHAT HANH'S lineage
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Heather Lyn Mann was a battle-weary environmental advocate in Madison, Wisconsin, struggling over what to do about climate change when she...
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 11:30am
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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Sting and Russell Brand have contributed prefaces to Daniel Pinchbeck’s ambitious, concise new book which looks at the mega crisis (...