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“This is the large Labyrinth in the wading pool at Christie Pits park, created by Labyrinth Artist, HïMY SYeD. This wading pool was part of his vision of transforming Toronto into a City of Labyrinths. I love this one, because he’s also painted smaller Labyrinths (as seen here) inside the larger Labyrinth. ❤” – Deb Svanefelt

“This is the large Labyrinth in the wading pool at Christie Pits park, Created by Labyrinth artist, HïMY SYeD. This wading pool was part of his vision of transforming Toronto into a City of Labyrinths. I love this one, Because he’s also painted smaller Labyrinths (as seen here) inside the larger Labyrinth.❤” – Deb Svanefelt, […]

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“Audrey/Isaiah” – Drone Video – Wading Pool Labyrinth – Sir Casimir Gzowski Park Playground – Sunnyside Beach – Toronto

” Audrey / Isaiah ” Many, many, many, many thanks to Jordan Paul For sharing his drone video of his children Audrey & Isaiah Playing in my Labyrinth painted on the surface of the wading pool inside Sir Casimir Gzowski Park Playground in-between Sunnyside Boardwalk and The Martin-Goodman Trail. View this post on Instagram A […]

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“Toronto is full of Labyrinths (these ones are in the west end) 🌀🌳…” – Toronto City of Labyrinths

View this post on Instagram Toronto is full of labyrinths (these ones are in the west end) 🌀🌳and they’ve been a healing tool for me and so many others throughout the world over centuries. A labyrinth is a metaphor for spiraling into Self, it’s a ritual we use in Qoya to help us remember that […]

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“Waited patiently all summer for this!!!! 🧜🏻‍♀️” – Wading Pool Labyrinth – Kempton Howard Park – Toronto

View this post on Instagram Waited patiently all summer for this!!!! 🧜🏻‍♀️ #dogsoftoronto #dogswimming #goldendoodlesofinstagram A post shared by Maeby (@sweetpeastudiodog) on Aug 30, 2019 at 3:46pm PDT

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“City Of Labyrinths.” – Wading Pool Labyrinth – Kempton Howard Park – Toronto

This image is the Labyrinth I painted in the Wading Pool in Kempton Howard Park in Toronto. The Park is opposite my Grade 7 and 8 Senior Public School, Earl Grey. When I was a student there, this park had no wading pool. Years later, I returned after a Wading Pool had been installed in […]

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Drone Image – Wading Pool Labyrinth – Sir Casimir Gzowski Park Playground – Sunnyside Beach – Toronto

Wonderful Drone image of the Labyrinth I painted in the Wading Pool beside Sir Casimir Gzowski Park Playground in Toronto’s Sunnyside beach area. It been several summers since I re-re-painted this one, perhaps back in early 2016 yet more likely in 2015. If the fading colours are true to life, and not simply something due […]

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“Walking the Labyrinth” – Becca – Earlscourt Park Wading Pool – Toronto

Video of one walking one of my largest, and most complicated designed Labyrinths, I’ve ever painted in a Wading Pool in Toronto . . . View this post on Instagram Walking the #labyrinth A post shared by Becca (@beccalives) on Nov 11, 2018 at 4:56pm PST

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Maltese Design Octagonal Labyrinth – Vancouver School of Theology – University of British Columbia – 6000 Iona Drive – UBC Theological Neighbourhood

FINALLY FOUND IT! Every previous visit to the University of British Columbia campus immediately west of Vancouver, I have forgotten to look for this Labyrinth. Today, I visited UBC for the purpose of breaking my Ramadan Fast by attending the Muslim Students’ Association 2018 Annual Iftar, and then blogging about it on my other project’s […]

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“Cooling off at the Wading Pool” – Labyrinth – Sir Casimir Gzowski Park Playground – Sunnyside Beach – Toronto

View this post on Instagram cooling off at the wading pool #labyrinthwadingpool #sunnysidebeach #summer2017 A post shared by Dorothy Tsui (@tsuidoro) on Aug 13, 2017 at 2:00pm PDT

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“M. Christie, vous faîtes de bons biscuits 🍪” – Christie Street Traffic Island Labyrinth – Toronto

Look closely upon the Traffic Island in front of Christie Subway Station, and you can make out the Green Labyrinth I painted on it Every day, thousands of people see it, hundreds and hundreds walk over it, and perhaps dozens and dozens of people walk my weirdly located Labyrinth . . . View this post […]

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TONIGHT: Friends of Earlscourt Park celebrating NEW Wading Pool Labyrinth… Plus David Bowie Sing-a-Long & Screening of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth!

A photo posted by Earlscourt Park (@friendsofearlscourtpark) on Jun 25, 2016 at 7:10am PDT “Tonight magic hits the park! “Our outdoor movie night is tonight! Did you know that along with screening Jim Henson’s classic movie Labyrinth, we are also celebrating the launch of our beautiful new wading pool Labyrinth, designed by local artist HiMY […]

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“Urban Labyrinth.” – Christie Street Traffic Island Labyrinth – Toronto

One of my older Labyrinths, I painted this one on the Traffic Island opposite Christie Street Subway Station, north of Bloor Street West in Toronto . . . There used to be a water fountain in the middle, and thus the weird oval shape making up the enlarged centre of the Labyrinth. The intention was […]

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“@LabyrinthsDOTca walked your Labyrinth on Bloor earlier today: thanks!” – Sikander Iqbal – OpenStreetTO – Toronto

@LabyrinthsDOTca walked your labyrinth on Bloor earlier today: https://t.co/2FyPy5ay5h // thanks! — sikander.xo (@sikander) September 7, 2015 Labyrinth on Bloor // #OpenStreetsTO #Toronto #Toronto_insta A photo posted by @sikander (@sikanderx6) on Sep 6, 2015 at 9:25pm PDT

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Labyrinth Community Network Newsletter Volume 4 Issue 1: Labyrinths and Islam

  Labyrinth Community Network Newsletter – Volume 4 . Issue 1 Hello Himy I was so pleased with your contribution to our newsletter. You really live your Sufi name. We hope our paths cross soon. JoAnn

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  • Land Acknowledgements

    Traditional: recognizes lands traditionally used and/or occupied by the People or First Nations in parts of the country.

    Ancestral: recognizes land that is handed down from generation to generation.

    Unceded: refers to land that was not turned over to the Crown (government) by a treaty or other agreement.

  • Tsí Tkaròn:to

  • Metro Vancouver

    Labyrinths are made on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples –

    Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),

    Stó:lō and

    Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)

    and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

    Labyrinths are made in traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of

    the Kwantlen,

    the Katzie,

    the Semiahmoo

    and Tsawwassen First Nations.