Category : Temples

471. Buddha’s Birthday, Bonnie Crombie, and Rohingya

Ruth writes: I used to suggest that visiting a Buddhist temple during a festival was the best time for newcomers to learn about Buddhism.

482. My Typical Weekend in Multicultural Toronto 2014 (with video)

Ruth writes: Someone asked me the other day if I went to all the festivals in Toronto. Yikes! I once counted one year’s worth

267. This weekend in Multicultural Toronto.

  This coming weekend May 25-27, there’s Doors Open, an opportunity to visit any of 135 buildings including a Turkish mosque, an exquisite Tibetan

  As single-culture festivals go, the Thai New Year Songkran this past Sunday was as perfect as they get. If you missed it this

8. Hindu Festival of Lights

Swaminarayan. Image © 2010 Ruth Lor Malloy. This weekend is Deepavali or Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. This is one of the religion’s

6. Primarily an Introduction

Sri Lankan Temple. Image©Ruth Lor Malloy 2010 Do you have to take off your shoes and wear something on your head in a Sri

5. Sri Lankan Robe Procession

Image©Ruth Lor Malloy 2010 I had a wonderful time at the Buddhist temple yesterday.  The once-a-year Sri Lankan Robe Procession at the Maha Vihara

3. The Lions’ Exotic Den

I lived for four years in India and loved it. I visited Sikh temples there and knew about Sikh hospitality.  My visits were usually