Who are we?
True Peace Toronto is a group of mindfulness practitioners who meet to practice and learn mindfulness meditation together. Our practice is based on the Zen Buddhist teachings of the Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh. We come from a variety of backgrounds and religious traditions.
Interested in learning about mindfulness? Come to a weekly meditation session.
When and where do we meet?
Regular in-person meditation sessions at the Multi-Faith Centre and at the Miles Nadal JCC are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
In lieu, we are holding free (donations welcome) Zoom meditations (online or by phone) on Mondays 5:30-7:00PM and Thursdays 5:30-7:00PM. Sessions open at 5:20PM. Join our email list here to receive details about participating.
When: Every Monday 5:30 - 7:30 PM (except when the university is closed - holidays) Temporarily suspended.
Where: Multi-faith Centre at the University of Toronto, in the Main Activity Hall on the 2nd floor. Click here for directions.
When: Every Friday Evening (except when the MNJCC is closed - holidays). Temporarily suspended.
All are welcome. No experience necessary.
Meditation sessions are fully guided.
Attendance is free of charge. (Donations welcome)
Click here for information about our meditation sessions.
Please arrive a few minutes early to give yourself time to settle in.
Mindfulness is the energy of being aware and awake to the present moment. It is the continuous practice of touching life deeply in every moment of daily life. To be mindful is to be truly alive, present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.
In practicing together as a Sangha, as a community, our practice of mindfulness becomes more joyful, relaxed and steady. We are bells of mindfulness for each other, supporting and reminding each other along the path of practice. With the support of the community, we can practice to cultivate peace and joy within and around us, as a gift for all of those we love and care for. We can cultivate our solidity and freedom - solid in our deepest aspiration and free from our fears, misunderstandings and our suffering.
Monthly sangha dinner/tea [Suspended due to COVID-19]
On the second Monday of every month, we go for dinner/tea after our meditation practice. Meet outside the room at the Multi-Faith Centre after practice (7:30PM) and we'll walk together to a vegan/vegetarian restaurant in Kensington Market.
True Peace 20th anniversary Day of Mindfulness - Sun 24 Jan 2021 10AM-3PM
To celebrate this anniversary, we will be holding a day of mindfulness online on Sunday, January 24th from 10am-3pm. We'll enjoy guided meditation, deep relaxation, mindful movement, a mindful meal and a panel of facilitators will take questions, so if you have a question in your heart, please bring it along. Details to follow. Join our email list for updates.