Author Archives: Ray Nakano

About Ray Nakano

Ray is a retired, third generation Japanese Canadian born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario along with his 4 younger sisters. He resides in Toronto where he worked for the Ontario Government for 28 years. Ray currently practises in 2 Buddhist traditions: Jodo Shinshu and that of Thich Nhat Hanh. Ray is passionate about climate action and very concerned about our Climate Crisis. He has been actively involved in the ClimateFast group (https://climatefast.ca) for the past 3 years. He works to bring awareness of our Climate Crisis to others. He has created the myclimatechange.home.blog website, for tracking climate-related news articles, reports, and organizations. He is always looking for opportunities through the work of ClimateFast to reach out to communities, politicians, and governments to communicate about our Climate Crisis. He is married and has 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren. He says: “Our world is in dire straits. Doing nothing is not an option. We must do everything we can to create a liveable future for our children, our grandchildren, and all future generations.”

Day of Mindfulness on March 7, 2020

Day of MindfulnessMindfulness TrainingsAs Our ProtectionMarch 7, 10 am – 3:30 pmAt Canadian Mindfulness Center1278 St. Clair Ave W. Toronto M5E 1B9 At times, we may see the Five Mindfulness Trainings (precepts) as rules based on ideas of ‘right’ and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from MPC!

On December 17, 2016, MPC had their Christmas party celebrating with a potluck lunch, readings, singing and games.  A good time was had by all!

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Earth Holder Commitment Pledge

Here is the EarthHolderCommitment Pledge. We encourage you to take a moment to reflect on your lifestyle and make a personal commitment to reduce your environmental impact. When contemplation and action come together in the moments of our daily life, we enrich … Continue reading

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Thich Nhat Hanh: What is Nirvana?

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