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International Centre Orangeville
Return to the Center
Recently I took the opportunity to return to the International Center. The main entrance was closed, so a new gate could be constructed. I drove slowly via a path carved through the forest, behind the pond. I welcomed this slower pace as it gave me more solitary time to reflect on the beauty of nature […]
First Full Moon of the New Year
The first full moon of the Year of the Rabbit shone brightly at the International Centre near Orangeville.
Preparing for Lantern Festival
Volunteers have been busy at the Fung Loy Kok International Centre hanging beautiful lanterns and blessings.
Winter at the Centre
A beautiful blanket of snow has fallen at the Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism International Centre.
Season’s Greetings from Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism. Wishing peace and joy to everyone this holiday season.
December Retreat Weekend at the International Centre
Participants from across Canada enjoyed the deep sense of care and connection that came from gathering and working together throughout the December Retreat Weekend at the International Centre near Orangeville.
New Gate at the International Center
See the progress on the new traditional gate growing at the entrance to the International Centre near Orangeville in Canada.
Together Again at the International Center
Participants enjoying the first program at the Fung Loy Kok International Centre since the pandemic!
Volunteering at the All Souls Festival at International Centre near Orangeville
A volunteer at the International Centre near Orangeville describes how helping at the All Souls Festival has a profound effect.
Offering Comfort for Souls
Accumulate virtue and continue to do good deeds. Help people while they are living, comfort them while they are dying or after death. Moy Lin Shin – May 1998 In keeping with Master Moy Lin Shin’s guidance, All Souls Festival has been observed at the D’Arcy St Temple, Wong Dai Sin Temple, and the […]
Thank You, Dunedin!
Marsha Eberhardt, President, and Andrew Hung, Executive Director, and Fung Loy Kok leaders warmly receive gift from the Dunedin City Commission and Chamber leaders. The Dunedin city flag will be added to our display outside of Quiet Cultivation Centre at our International Centre in Mono, near Orangeville.
Dunedin City Leaders Visit Our International Centre
Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism directors welcomed guests from Dunedin, Florida, to our International Centre this weekend, including the city’s Mayor Julie Bujalski, Deputy Mayor John Tomga, and city Commissioners and officials. The Dunedin group were on an annual visit to Toronto and accepted an invitation extended by President Marsha Eberhardt to visit the […]
一干二净 Cleaning the Kitchen
Yat guon yi jang is a Chinese idiom meaning either very clean or thoroughly/completely and as such is a particularly appropriate title for a post about thoroughly cleaning the kitchen here at the International Centre in Orangeville. We took everything out, scrubbed down the equipment, floors, walls, and shelves, hosed them off, organised everything, and […]
Chanting for Master Moy
Chanters gathered at the International Centre on June 6 to pay their respects on the 20th anniversary of Master Moy Lin Shin’s death. Chanting was performed in the Three Religions temple in the morning and Memorial Hall in the afternoon. Offerings were also burned to bring comfort and peace.
Program Report from International Centre, Orangeville
We enjoyed a wonderful week together through deeper exploration of Taoist Tai Chi® arts. We cultivated stillness and harmony while quieting our own hurricanes. Practicing together in all aspects of what we do makes a better us. We are taking that with us to spark transformation and do more in all areas of our lives. […]
Harmony and Chanting at CIT Week
Hundreds of participants chanted to help others and find balance, harmony and stillness during CIT Week.
Renewal, Transformation and Abundance at CIT Week
I know that others care for me, and, in return, I open my heart Every day, every program, every dan-yu brings new experiences. CIT Week brings both renewal and transformation as participants from 26 countries gather to train and volunteer together. The opportunities to refresh are abundant, whether it is your first time at CIT […]