Logo and cat on altar.



Activities are held at: Saint John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 99 Brock Street, just east of Water Street - unless noted otherwise. Enter through main door off the upper level parking lot. Wheelchair accessible.

Saturday Reflecting on the Paramis

For 10 consecutive Saturdays, we will have reflections on and use the paramis as a focus for our meditation practice. Suitable for beginners. For details and resources,

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Wednesday evenings:

Hallway to Meditation space.

Meditation: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

The meditation begins with some instruction and ends with a Loving-Kindness meditation. A short dharma reading follows with a half-hour discussion period. Beginners are welcome as are more experienced meditators.

Second and Fourth Thursdays:

Supper Meal Program: 3-6pm
Volunteers prepare food for the One Roof dropin Supper program.

We cook a supper meal the second and fourth Thursday of each month needing volunteers 3-6pm. Call Joanne at 705 9323214 or email joannerowland@gmail.com

Saturday mornings:

Meditation from 8:10 to 9:45 a.m., with set-up at 8:00, and doors locked at 8:10.
Chanting and sitting meditation.

1st Saturday of each month:

Monthly meeting after sitting. These meetings are for planning and organizing events that are of interest to the Sangha. Everyone is welcome. Potluck breakfast.

Special Events

Our Sangha non-residential retreat will take place on Sept 26-29 (without a visiting teacher) at Don and David's house.

About Us

The Buddhist Place is a multi-traditional group that supports Buddhism, monks,nuns and lay teachers in Ontario. We provide opportunities to learn about and practice the teachings of the Buddha in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. We are a registered charity.

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Contents of Information Package:

  • Contact Information.
  • About Us.
  • Sitting Meditation.
  • Membership.
  • Dana.
  • Suggested Reading
  • Dhamma on the Internet
  • Journals

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The Buddha told us to see the way things are and let go of our clinging to them.
Take this feeling of letting go as your refuge. — Ajahn Chah