Way flows onto pages,out of mouths,
Maple continues to expand its resources for participants and the
The hollow waking sounds of morning,
The final purple grey of dusk.
receive any of these resources as part of our regular mail-outs, contact
Our blog is the best way to keep current with what's happening at Red
from a Dharma perspective,
on the Weekly and Monthly Schedule,
Quarterly newsletter, Mokugyo
Visit the RMS Leaflet
week regular sangha members receive notice of upcoing events, a copy
of the week's ARE column and links to any new information. This is
on the RMS
mokugyo is the "wooden fish" whose rat-ta-tat sound
calls us to chanting and announces the presentation of the Dharma.
It is also the name of our quarterly newsletter. In it we summarize,
in text and photo, the events of the previous three months at the
Red Maple Centre.
each of our monthly Mahasangha events, Innen will present a talk on
the theme for that month .
These are now available in MP3 format or as a text document. Contact
Innen for the link password.
theme for 2012 is Christian-Buddhist Interfaith Dialogue. We
have initiated a conversatin with the United Church in Pugwash , Nova
Scotia. Each month we will address a different topic related to our
shared spiritual endeavours. To view the monthly discussion, go to
the Dialogue Page
MAPLE LENDING LIBRARY
We have a good collection of several hundred titles related to Buddhism,
especially Japanese Dharma. We also have several rare CD's and DVD's.
Materials are listed on our Library
Thing page. (Access password can be obtained from Innen)
Regular participants can borrow these materials, using the Resource
Borrowing Book located beside the Resource Shelf.
are now developing a collection of valuable electronic documents,
mostly in PDF format. In future we will have these available on a
CD for loan. We have recently acquired an e-reader (Kobo Touch)
and are adding dharma resources to it. In future it may be borrowed
for short periods to read our e-books.
THE RELIGION EXPERTS
Since April of 2010, Innen has been one of the featured writer-commentators
of the Ask the Religion Experts column. Published weekly
in the Sunday edition of the Ottawa Citizen, the feature offers
the perspectives of six or more representatives of mainstream religious
communities. Each week they answer the questions which range from
moral issues to social questions to cultural commentary.