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All Souls Festival 16 – Synopsis

All Souls Festival 16 – Synopsis

Throughout the vast world  May there be no anxiety and no hindrance. The cycles of death and life go on; What else could there be? If you go when you must go, How could you not be at ease? Turn your mind to the Tao And deliverance will quickly come!     Chant encouraging souls of the departed to let go of […]
All Souls Festival 14 – Cymbals

All Souls Festival 14 – Cymbals

The last day of All Souls Festival brought together the caring intention of a thousand people chanting for the world and for those who have passed away. The ceremony leader reads a notice to the multitude of gathered souls, marked with a loud crash of cymbals!   La dernière journée du Festival de toutes les âmes […]
All Souls Festival 13 – Memorial Altar Offerings

All Souls Festival 13 – Memorial Altar Offerings

In traditional Taoist belief, souls of the dead continue to need care from those in the world of living. Offerings to them include items for daily use such as food, shelter, clothing and money.     Selon les croyances traditionnelles taoïstes, l’âme du défunt continue d’avoir besoin des soins du monde des vivants. Les offrandes […]
All Souls Festival 12 – Incense

All Souls Festival 12 – Incense

There is a Chinese saying that “When the dead are at peace, then the living shall prosper.” By honouring and aiding the dead during the All Souls Festival, we hope to reduce suffering and to bring blessings in the worlds of the living and the dead.  Incense offerings during the All Souls Festival comfort the […]
All Souls Festival 11 – Preparing

All Souls Festival 11 – Preparing

  As we prepare for All Souls Festival we compose ourselves We approach the tasks with respectful intention Carefully, and with reverence we place items on the altar Flowers, fruit, Jai, tea, wine We light incense It is muted, quiet We chant At closing it is joyful.  Can I approach my life with the same respectful intention and  preparation?    Pour nous […]
All Souls Festival 10 – Bringing Peace

All Souls Festival 10 – Bringing Peace

All Souls Festival is a chance to bring peace to the countless souls through the ages who have died in circumstances of great suffering and have no one to care for them.   Le Festival de toutes les âmes est l’occasion d’apporter la paix aux innombrables âmes de ceux décédés dans la souffrance à travers […]
All Souls Festival 9 – Goon Yam, Deity of Compassion

All Souls Festival 9 – Goon Yam, Deity of Compassion

Goon Yam, Deity of Compassion, cares for all. “She seeks out and responds to the cries of the worldMoving her spirit and revealing her compassionHer enlightened virtue towers over allAnd her power is deep beyond measureThe netherworld awakens to receive the gift of deliveranceAll beings come to health and receive the gift of life”   […]
All Souls Festival 8 – Chanting

All Souls Festival 8 – Chanting

All Souls Festival gives souls a chance to listen to the wisdom of the sutras chanted during the days of the festival and become free by resolving any attachments, entanglements, or conflicts they had during their lifetimes.   Le Festival de toutes les âmes donne aux défunts l’occasion d’écouter la sagesse des soutras psalmodiés et de […]
All Souls Festival 7 – Caring

All Souls Festival 7 – Caring

  Caring is at the heart of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism. It was deeply felt on day one of All Souls Festival when a thousand people from 26 countries brought their intention together chanting for the world and for those who have passed away.           L’Institut de taoïsme Fung […]
All Souls Festival 4 – Volunteers

All Souls Festival 4 – Volunteers

At this time of year the temples bustle with activity. Volunteers at D’arcy Street Temple in Toronto prepare for the All Souls Festival. FLK All Souls Festival chanting ceremonies will take place virtually this year.        En cette période de l’année, on s’affaire dans les temples. Des bénévoles préparent le Festival de toutes […]
All Souls Festival 3 – Beautiful Bags

All Souls Festival 3 – Beautiful Bags

All Souls Festival gives the living an opportunity to express filial piety, harmony and dedication by honouring ancestors, relatives and friends who have passed away.  Beautiful paper bags decorated with symbols of longevity, balance and comfort in the afterlife hold paper offerings to be burnt. FLK All Souls Festival chanting ceremonies will take place virtually this […]
All Souls Festival 2 – Offerings

All Souls Festival 2 – Offerings

Buddhist and Taoist temples around the world observe All Souls Festival during the first half of the 7th lunar month when the gates of the realm of the dead are opened and the souls of the deceased can receive offerings.  Paper offerings help the souls.  FLK All Souls Festival chanting ceremonies will take place virtually […]
All Souls Festival 1 – Folding Paper Money

All Souls Festival 1 – Folding Paper Money

All Souls Festival is one of the most important times of year in the Taoist calendar. It provides an opportunity for the living to honour those who have passed away. Volunteers prepare paper offerings for the souls of the departed in the Realm of Yin. FLK All Souls Festival chanting ceremonies will take place virtually this […]
All Souls Festival – Burning the Offerings

All Souls Festival – Burning the Offerings

All Souls Festival ends with the burning of offerings. Bags of paper money were piled high and then burned at D’Arcy Street Temple in Toronto’s Chinatown and at the Three Religions Temple at FLK International Centre, near Orangeville. #allsoulsfestival #taoism #taichi #taoisttaichi #chantingfortheworld #chanting #findingharmony #findingstillness #meditation #togetherapart
All Souls Festival – Paper Offerings

All Souls Festival – Paper Offerings

Buddhist and Taoist temples around the world hold All Souls Festival during the first half of the 7th lunar month when the gate of the realm of the dead is opened and the souls of the deceased can be blessed and receive offerings. Pictured are paper offerings covered in sutras to help the souls. FLK […]
All Souls Festival – Wisdom of the Sutras

All Souls Festival – Wisdom of the Sutras

In Chinese culture All Souls Festival is one of the most important festivals of the year. All Souls Festival gives souls a chance to listen to the wisdom of the sutras chanted during the days of the festival and become free by resolving any attachment, entanglements, or conflicts they had during their lifetimes. Many volunteers are […]
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