Sunday Sangha 2023 (Online)

With Daryl Lynn Ross

Sundays, from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm ET (Eastern Time) on Zoom.

Open to everyone.
Sessions are offered on a voluntary giving basis (dāna).

Please register to attend online sessions.
Buddhas meditating

In-Person Gathering in NDG (Montreal)

In January and February, the Sunday Sangha will meet online only because Daryl is undergoing surgery. We tentatively plan to resume in-person sessions on March 18. 

May your thoughts and prayers support our beloved teacher during this period. 🙏🏽

This community meets at Espace BE: 2240 Av. Beaconsfield, Montréal, QC H4A 2G8.

Please note that sometimes the gatherings are online only. Please check here  before coming or register above 👆 to receive updated reminders in your email inbox.


Senior Teacher

Daryl Lynn Ross

Daryl Lynn Ross (she/her) is a TNI Guiding teacher. She has deeply engaged in contemplative practices for over 40 years with teachers and mentors from several Buddhist traditions, and practiced Christian spirituality as well. She served for 22 years as University Chaplain at Concordia University in Montreal. Co-founder of TNI and President of the Board, Daryl teaches local groups and intensive courses, mentors and counsels in personal meetings and offers a wide range of retreats. She lives and transmits the Buddhist teachings from the heart with a sensitivity to the unique path of each person. www.daryllynnross.org

Supporting Teachers

Rose Mina Munjee

Rose Mina (રોઝ મીના) (she/her/they) has been practicing and teaching mindfulness meditation, mindfulness interventions for mental health, and therapeutic yoga for 14 years. She studied with senior teachers from True North Insight, Insight Meditation Society, Spirit Rock, and Plum Village, including Daryl Lynn Ross, Jack Kornfield, Narayan Liebensen, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Sharon Salzberg. Rose Mina completed a two-year Meditation Teacher Mentorship in 2022 with TNI. She has a Master's in Spiritual Care - Psychotherapy and a Math & Data Science background. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Adult Education at the University of Reading in the UK on mindfulness and compassion-based teaching, learning, and healing, with anti-oppression. Her diasporic journey, South Asian/South African roots, and social justice inform her teaching. Blog site: www.roseminamunjee.com

Pierre-Vincent Breault-Ruel

Pierre-Vincent (he, they) has been practising and teaching meditation and yoga for about a dozen years. He studied primarily at the Insight Meditation Society and at the Barre Centre for Buddhist Studies in Massachusetts, with many senior teachers like Sharon Salzberg and Bhikkhu Analayo, and in Montreal with Pascal Auclair and Daryl Lynn Ross. He pursued a mentorship with Arinna Weisman and was invited to participate in Spirit Rock's Community Dharma Leaders program in 2019. Pierre-Vincent also has a Master's in Social Work and is now in medical school at University of Sherbrooke. He's interested in holistic healing approaches. His dharma practice and teachings are infused with wisdom, compassion and playfulness, and his social and environmental activism. For more information: www.lesirop.org

K Laspruce

K first came to formal meditation practice at a retreat in 2006. They studied with Daryl Lynn Ross in the Living the Heart of Wisdom program in 2017-2018, and participated in True North Insight’s community dharma teacher mentorship program from 2020-2022. They have led meditation sessions in a queer group based in Bulbancha/New Orleans since 2018, and more recently in TNI’s Tuesday night francophone sangha. They are interested in exploring the dharma from an embodied, antiracist and anti-oppressive lens. Though their practice has mainly been in the Insight Tradition, they also practice Soto Zen.

Schedule

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome

  • 2

    Donations & Support

    • Offering Donations to Teachers

    • Supporting True North Insight

  • 3

    Sunday Sangha 2023 - February

    • Sunday, February 5 - With Daryl Lynn Ross (online)

    • Sunday, February 12 - With Daryl Lynn Ross (online)

    • Sunday, February 19 - With Daryl Lynn Ross (online)

    • Copy of Sunday, February 26 - With Daryl Lynn Ross (online)

  • 4

    Sunday Sangha 2023 - January

    • Sunday, January 8 - With Daryl Lynn Ross (video)

    • Sunday, January 15 - With Daryl Lynn Ross (video)

    • Sunday, January 22 - With Rose Mina Munjee (video)

    • Sunday, January 29 - With Pierre-Vincent Breault-Ruel (online)

Testimonials

Wonderful! Impressive!

Sangha Member

Wonderful! Daryl presents lots of teachings for beginners and long-time practitioners alike. She answers ALL questions. Impressive!

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