Archive for October, 2013

Healing meditation workshop offered

Bereaved Families of Ontario (Ottawa) is sponsoring a meditation workshop for those who are grieving.

The meditation is called the Divine Light Invocation and is designed for healing, renewal and expanding awareness. It combines breath, visualization and concentration. The workshop will be facilitated by Swami Samayananda.

Swami Samayananda is a senior teacher at Yasodhara Ashram, Kootenay Bay, B.C., and has been a student of Swami Radha since 1979. An educator for over 35 years, Swami Samayananda has worked with educational institutions, business and private consulting agencies, as well as offering yogic tools to palliative care patients.

The workshop will take place:
Tuesday, October 29th, 7 – 8:30 pm
211 Bronson Ave., Ottawa
in the Ottawa Room, main floor of the Bronson Centre
Suggested donation: $15

For more information or to register please email Robin Macdonald at or call  613-567-4278.

Bereaved Families of Ontario is a registered non-profit self-help organization for bereaved families.

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The Bereavement Ontario Network is holding their 23rd annual conference October 16–18, 2013.

The theme is “Change, Transition & Transformation, Healing After Loss”, and features four plenary speakers combined with 12 workshops. It’s being held at a retreat-like venue in Geneva Park, Orillia, Ontario.

To learn more about the Conference, please visit their website:

Bereavement Ontario Network is a diverse group of organizations, individuals, professionals and volunteers who work across the province in the field of grief, bereavement, and mourning.

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