The University of Toronto / McMaster University Yehan Numata Buddhist Studies Program Presents
Pierce Salguero Pennsylvania State University
Reading Group Session: “Narrating Buddhist Healing: Representations of Buddhist Medicine in Medieval Chinese Hagiographies” Thursday, March 1, 4-6 pm University Hall 122, McMaster University
Lecture: “Chinese Buddhist Medicine: Global and . . . Read More.
I’m really not sure what to say about this…
The Second Life Marketplace lists the following items for sale (or for free):
821 items under the search term: Buddhism
1184 items under the search term: Buddha
2439 items under the search term: Zen
118 items . . . Read More.
On this day, untold numbers of people around the planet will embark on an hour of silence and meditation.
Events are being organized by www.medmob.org, www.doasone.com and www.themomentofpeace.com
Medmobs are currently on the map for:
Squamish, BC http://www.facebook.com/pages/MedMob-Squamish-BC-Canada/261844047170485
Vancouver, BC http://www.facebook.com/pages/MedMob-Vancouver-Canada/259781440714068?ref=ts
Victoria, BC http://www.facebook.com/pages/MedMob-Victoria-BC-Canada/168744053217967
Calgary, AB http://www.facebook.com/pages/MedMob-Calgary-Alberta-Canada/134333866664333
Toronto, ON http://www.facebook.com/medmobto
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Buddhist Education Network of Ontario (http://www.buddhistschoolforyouth.ca/) is again sponsoring a series of Buddhist day camps downtown this summer.
Click on the image below for information about this year’s four different youth programs for young people ages 6-7, 8-10, 11-13 and 14-17:
kids_Youth Summer Camps . . . Read More.
If you are a fan of Tibetan music, look no further than the incredible Tanis Wetaskiwin from Edmonton for the latest and greatest in Tibetan music vids…
She’s on Facebook, representing for Native Canadian culture, Tibetan culture, and justice everywhere! http://www.facebook.com/people/Tanis-Wetaskiwin/100000737791353
She’s also on YouTube, with . . . Read More.
A short film by Tashi Wangyal.
Cultural values form the founding principles of one’s life. By preserving a culture, one keeps their traditions, family values, sociological standards and language intact. Without a culture, no one knows what the traditions are and where the family came . . . Read More.
Happy New Year to our Tibetan friends! Bhod gya-lo.
Earlier in February, 2012, Australia hosted its first international Buddhist conference. It appears to have been a great success, to the great credit of the organizers. Here is the web link: www.buddhismandaustralia.com./
Would something of this nature perhaps be worth organizing in Canada?
Buddhist Trends is based in Sacramento, CA.
From the publisher’s press release:
A sudden growing interest in Buddhism has accord due to the scientific developments and a dissatisfaction that has come about because of excessive access to consumer good. Air travel has helped people from . . . Read More.
Here’s the job posting: http://careers.poynter.org/jobs/4673304/associate-publisher-shambhala-sun
The organization hopes to have the position filled by April of this year.
A recent initiative of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation (http://www.faithsact.org/) features the stories of spiritual interaction by individuals of different faith communities, in Canada as well as elsewhere. Recently featured on its website is Prof. Suwanda H J Sugunasiri, President of the Buddhist Council of Canada . . . Read More.
Narrating the Previous Lives of the Buddha in 14th Century Tibetan Murals Asian Institute PhD Seminar Series Sarah Richardson PhD Candidate, Department of Art History University of Toronto Tuesday, February 28, 2012 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs 1 . . . Read More.
After months of negotiation, THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener is honoured to be announcing the North American premiere of a spectacular collection of rock carvings from Chongqing, China.
Having only left China once before, these almost fifty stunning sculptures, which are part of a World Heritage . . . Read More.
In a Cape Breton village, Buddhist monks and nuns pray in their abbey, while French-speaking fishermen put out to sea to haul in their lobster traps. Seemingly divided by language, culture and religion, these people share more than meets the eye. The film delicately weaves . . . Read More.
Nalanda Publishing Canada is pleased to announce the publication of a Children’s Book, TWO PALM BOW, by the well-known Buddhist author, Suwanda H J Sugunasiri, with illustrations by Heidi Burkhardt.
ISBN: English 978-0-9738089-7-1; German 978-0-9867198-3-7; Spanish 978-0-9867198-2-0
Hard copy: $ 9.99; Kindle: $ 2.99 Available . . . Read More.
Every Lost Country Stephen Heighton Knopf Canada, 2010 ISBN: 978-0307397393 (hardcover) 352 pages / Paperback and e-book available
From Quill & Quire: High-altitude adventure meets morality tale in Steven Heighton’s third novel. While mountain climbing along the Nepal–Tibet border, an altruistic doctor named Lewis Book, his . . . Read More.
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