To put our mission of “Compassion and Fraternity” into practice, the Society commenced Buddhist Spiritual Care and Counselling initiatives in 2023. In collaboration with different institutions, the Society involves in public programs, professional training, and services. Our current service programs include:
In times of crisis and life changing events, it may be resourceful and supportive to stay connected with your religion and faith traditions, identifying and reaffirming meanings, values, and strengths. You and your family may have different needs, feelings, or anxieties about an upcoming treatment, or need assistance in coping with unexpected health or life developments. Based on Buddhist teachings and practices, the Buddhist Spiritual Care and Counselling Services (the Services) at Tung Lin Kok Yuen, Canada Society (the Society) provides emotional, spiritual, Buddhist religious care and resources and values to support care seekers and their families.
Our Buddhist monastic or lay ministers are considered denominational ministers or non-staff religious practitioners visiting the University, hospital, care home for the elderly (refer to as Institutions herein). We are not healthcare workers or staff. Even though we welcome care seekers from all backgrounds, we reserve all rights to refer your case to other spiritual care or counselling services if appropriate.
Regarding our Services, please note the following:
For questions, inquiries, or feedback, please email [email protected].