Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2011 07:22
One woman prepares to become Victoria Zen Centre’s first-ever female monk
Soshin Ruth McMurchy has one dilemma on her mind: can she get her robes sewn in time? McMurchy is not much for needlework or sewing, but she’ll have to get good — she’s about to become the Victoria Zen Centre’s first-ever ordained female monk, and crafting her own robes is the first order of business.
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Published on Saturday, 27 June 2009 07:34
Victoria Zen Centre to hold Victoria's first Buddhist Ordination
Doshu Lars Rogers has a first-hand understanding of suffering and impermanence. In February 2002, he found himself in the intensive care unit of Vancouver General Hospital more dead than alive having been air lifted from his family’s homestead on Malcolm Island just off of Vancouver Island’s north coast. The diagnosis was acute leukemia, and the prognosis was not hopeful.