The Tiger's Mouth Blog
Return to the Centre
Recently I took the opportunity to return to the International Centre. 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 […]
Goon Yam Festival | Festival Goon Yam
The Bodhisattva Goon Yam (Guanyin) inspires us to take to heart her example of compassion. Fung Loy Kok participants from many countries chant to pay respect to Goon Yam and to express our intention to bring peace and harmony to the world. Le bodhisattva Goon Yam (Guanyin) nous inspire à prendre à cœur son exemple […]
Lord Lao Festival / Festival du Seigneur Lao
Today people of all ages from around the world gather to celebrate the Festival of Lord Lao (Laozi, Lao-Tzu). In coming together to chant for the world and give thanks for the teachings of Taoism, we all benefit from the opportunity it offers to transform ourselves to become better people. Aujourd’hui, des gens de tous […]
Year of the Rabbit
With the Year of the Rabbit underway, the rabbit can enjoy the bright sun at the International Centre near Orangeville.
Borrowing from the Vault of Goon Yam
On the 26th day of the first lunar month (Feb 16), Goon Yam opened her vault for all to borrow blessings with promise to repay by the end of the year. Visitors to the temple paid their respects and set their intention for a year full of brightness and prosperity!
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.
Completion of Chinese New Years Celebrations
Wishing prosperity and blessings to all in the Year of the Rabbit!
Celebrating Lantern Festival | Célébrons le Festival des lanternes
At the Lantern Festival we turn our minds to bringing blessings for all in the coming year. The intention we choose energizes and motivates us to create brightness, peace and harmony for ourselves, our families and the world. Wishing everyone joy and health in the Year of the Rabbit! Lors du Festival des lanternes, nous […]
Preparing for Lantern Festival
Volunteers are busy at the Fung Loy Kok International Centre hanging beautiful lanterns and blessings.
Winter at the International Centre
There is always a path to the temple!
Winter at the Centre
A beautiful blanket of snow has fallen at the Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism International Centre.
Jade Emperor Festival | Festival de l’Empereur de Jade
Today participants gathered virtually to honour the Jade Emperor. The ruler of heaven, the Jade Emperor represents virtue, working for the benefit of all, and just leadership. Aujourd’hui, les participants se sont réunis en ligne pour honorer l’Empereur de Jade. Souverain du ciel, il représente la vertu, le travail au profit de tous et […]
Happy Year of the Rabbit / Bonne année du lapin
新年快樂 身體健康！ Sharing good wishes near and far for health and harmony in the Year of the Rabbit! Meilleurs vœux de santé et d’harmonie à tous et à toutes en cette année du lapin!
Happy Year of the Rabbit
新年快樂 身體健康！ Happy New Year from Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism! L’Institut de taoïsme Fung Loy Kok vous souhaite ses meilleurs vœux pour la nouvelle année !
Offering of Thanks to Deities /Remercier les déités
As we prepare for Chinese New Year, participants gathered together to chant the Ten Thousand Buddhas Sutra to express their gratitude to all the deities for the blessings we have received over the past year. À l’approche du Nouvel An chinois, les participants se sont rassemblés pour chanter le sutra des Dix mille Bouddhas afin […]
Season’s Greetings – Joyeuses Fêtes
Season’s Greetings from Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism. Wishing peace and joy to everyone this holiday season. L’Institut de taoïsme Fung Loy Kok vous souhaite de joyeuses Fêtes. Paix et joie à tous!
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.
This morning at the International Centre in Orangeville.
New Gate at International Centre
See the progress on the new traditional gate growing at the entrance to the International Centre near Orangeville in Canada.
Festival of the Lord of the Third Season
Today, participants of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism gathered to chant the Three Seasons Scripture to commemorate the Festival of the Lord of the Third Season, also known as the Lord of the Water Realm. Chanting offers a way to seek protection and relief from disasters. Aujourd’hui, des participants de l’Institut de taoïsme Fung […]