The Arts & Events Programming website at the University lists this item for 7:00 pm, Friday, November 4, in room AA112 at the Scarborough campus.
Tung Lin Kok Yuen Public Lecture Series presents: Buddhism Under Pol Pot TLKY Distinguished Visiting Professor in Buddhist Studies, Dr. Ian . . . Read More.
From the Edmonton Journal: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/Tibetan+Buddhists+mark+years+Edmonton/5627053/story.html
A short interview on CTV Montreal from October 20, 2011: http://montreal.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20111020/mtl_newsmaker_dicki_111020/20111020/?hub=MontrealHome
UPCOMING IN WINTER/SPRING 2012
LARA BRAITSTEIN (McGill University) LECTURE: Thursday, January 26, 4-6, McMaster, University Hall 122 READING GROUP: Friday, January 27, 3-5, U of T, Jackman Humanities Building, Room 318
PIERCE SALGUERO (Penn State University, Abington College) READING GROUP: Thursday, March 1, McMaster, University Hall 122 . . . Read More.
M Wang Numata program 2011-12
This article from the Vancouver Sun focuses on changing demographics in Vancouver’s Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese communities, among others. Other articles in the series looked at the South Asian and Chinese communities.
Here is the link: http://www.vancouversun.com/Metro+ethnic+enclaves+expand+will+residents+trust+hold/5578612/story.html
From the organizing committee at the Montreal Buddhist Monastery & Cultural Center:
A PRECIOUS COLLECTION of THE BUDDHA’S SACRED RELICS from SRI LANKA
After His Nirvana 2500 years ago, the Supreme Buddha’s precious relics were preserved by gods and kings. In Sri Lanka, they were . . . Read More.
CBC Radio’s Metro Morning show in Toronto broadcast from Parkdale on Tuesday, October 18. Parkdale is a vibrant neighbourhood near the lake in the west end of Toronto, where gentry, new citizens and those struggling to find a place in the civil society all commingle. . . . Read More.
Review from The Province: http://www.theprovince.com/entertainment/VIFF+Waking+love/5533449/story.html
The movie “Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche” is also a potential candidate for entry in the Arclight Documentary Film Festival, if enough of the public “Like” it on the Arclight YouTube page: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzZRiE7C_Ac
From the Comox Valley Record… http://www.bclocalnews.com/vancouver_island_north/comoxvalleyrecord/community/131536943.html
Mississauga is now the largest city in Canada to have banned shark fin products, as of October 13.
Here is a link to the story about it from The Toronto Star: http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1068489
Toronto is set to enact a similar ban at their next Council meeting on . . . Read More.
She’s a Tibetan Canadian from Montréal, who is a new minister (Kalon) in the 15th Tibetan Government in Exile.
Here’s a brief 6-minute English video she made to explain her background, while running for that position:
And here’s a brief description about her from . . . Read More.
Bop jazz drummer Jerry Granelli, a well-known fixture in the Halifax Buddhist community for many years, will be performing at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on Wednesday, October 12. Here’s a feature article and details about the event from the Ottawa Citizen:
Moving Body, Knowing Mind: Ritualizing and learning at two Buddhist centres in Toronto Patricia Q. Campbell Oxford University Press, 2011 ISBN 9780199793815 $39.95 paperback Hardcover also available
From the publisher: Knowing Body, Moving Mind investigates ritualizing and learning in introductory meditation classes at two Buddhist . . . Read More.
This year’s Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) will feature four films on Buddhism, October 6-18, 2011.
Here’s a link to the Buddhist Feature on the site: http://www.viff.org/e-blasts/viff-2011/outreach/Buddhism.htm
From the Nova News: http://www.novanewsnow.com/section/2011-09-28/article-2762691/Monk-visits-meditation-group/1
Charles Prebish is among the most prominent scholars of American Buddhism. He has been a pioneer in studying the forms that Buddhist tradition has taken in the United States. Now retired, he has written this unusual new book, An American Buddhist Life: Memoirs of a Modern Dharma . . . Read More.