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Accommodation


Visiting, Staying and Living at the Centre

Visiting

accommodationKadampa Meditation Centre Canada offers short term accommodation for guests attending weekend courses and events, at our residential houses near the Kadampa Temple in downtown Toronto.

Take a break from your daily routine and offer yourself the full experience of your weekend at the temple.  You will have the chance to spend time with the community, enjoy nutritious vegetarian meals, relax and take some time to unwind.

Comfortable shared accommodation is $30/ night (includes linens and breakfast).  Please e-mail accommodations@kadampa.ca to inquire about overnight accommodation.

Parking: We regret that free overnight parking at our residences is not available. Temporary overnight parking passes can be purchased and printed online in a matter of minutes, for a flat rate of $8.19 per 24 hours, $12.28 per 48 hours,or $19.18 per week, plus H.S.T from the City of Toronto website at https://secure.toronto.ca/wes/eTPP/welcome.do. Overnight street parking without such a permit will result in a ticket. Please reference the address 601 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON, M6G 3T6 in your form.

Becoming a resident

Residing at Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada is a wonderful way to learn how to apply Buddha’s teachings to our daily life.

Lay and ordained residents live together as a harmonious community in two houses near to the Temple. Residents study the teachings of Kadam Dharma under the guidance of the Resident Teacher within the framework of the Study Programs, engage in meaningful volunteer work in a variety of areas, and use the teachings to the best of our ability in service to others.

KMC Canada offers residence to interested people after an interview and application process, on a space-available basis. Applicants must be enrolled in Foundation Program or Teacher Training Program, or attending the General Program on a weekly basis, and must have a strong wish to participate in the daily activities of the Temple such as group pujas and community meals.

All residents are responsible to cover the expense of rent, meals, study program and other fees and to maintain the conditions of residency meant to ensure harmony within the community.

If you are interested in living at KMC Canada, please contact our Admin Director for further details: admin@kadampa.ca