Master Zhen-Ru, Our Spiritual Teacher

Pursuit of the Noble Truth Master Zhen-Ru has been pursuing the truth about life and death since childhood. She was born in the Heilongjiang province of China. At a young age, she encountered her first Buddhist scripture, Surangama Sutra, and realized that ...
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2015 Vesak Celebreation @GEBIS

More than 50 members from several of our English Buddhist study groups on the Island, along with their friends and family members, have delightedly come to GEBIS on May 31 to participate in our 2015 Vesak Celebration.  It is an ...
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UPEI Seniors College @ GEBIS

GEBIS is privileged to have 15 guests from UPEI Seniors College on the morning of May 20.   For their last session of the “Religious Diversity in Canada” course, the Buddhist monastery became their classroom for a talk on Buddhism and ...
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When Monks meet UPEI

In MacDougall Hall 243 of the University of Prince Edward Island, April 2, 2015 was a day when the Monks from GEBIS made their encounter with University students for the course Religious Studies 102 -- RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD: EASTERN TRADITIONS ...
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Open House Success

Thank you Islanders for having made 2015 GEBIS Spring Fest such a success!  More than 1,100 people showed up on March 28 between 9:30AM and 4PM; and originally planned three sessions (2 hours each) have turned into non-stop celebration in our Little ...
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2015 GEBIS Spring Fest

Open House       2015 GEBIS Spring Fest Saturday, March 28th, 2015 9:30 am to 4 pm For the very first time, Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society (GEBIS) is opening its door of the private retreat centre in Little ...
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Upcoming Buddhism Book Study Group (March 26)

Free - Upcoming Buddhism Book Study Group - Beginning Thurs, March 26 This Buddhism study group will be using the text, The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment by Tsong-Kha-Pa The group will be reading, discussing and ...
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O*M*A*K

What is OMAK and Why OMAK? OMAK is an acronym that stands for “Observe Merit and Appreciate Kindness”. Everybody has all sorts of qualities, temperaments, or characteristics. Among those, some are considered as merits (or good qualities) and some are ...
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Why Study Groups?

Why are we having study groups? Teaching excerpt from Late Master Ven. Jih-Chang (translated from its original in Chinese) There are deep meanings behind the implementation of Lamrim study groups. 1) Have you ever had the following experience such that ...
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