From the Toronto Star: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1169958–dalai-lama-to-speak-in-ottawa-today
From Sun News: http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/sunnews/canada/archives/2012/04/20120428-181004.html
From The Globe & Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/dalai-lama-mocks-chinas-interest-in-naming-his-successor/article2416580/
From CTV: http://montreal.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20120430/mtl_dalai_120430/20120430/?hub=MontrealHome
From the Central Tibetan Administration: http://tibet.net/2012/04/30/his-holiness-inaugurates-world-parliamentarians-convention-on-tibet-meets-canadian-pm/
We were deeply saddened to hear of the senseless murder of Raymond Taavel, long-time circulation manager at the Shambhala Sun, in Halifax recently. Most of the news articles we’ve seen focus on the murderer and larger issues such as being LGBT in Canada, treatment of . . . Read More.
Sumeru announces publication of:
LAMA CHÖPA The Guru Puja Composed by Panchen Lozang Chökyi Gyaltsen
ISBN 978-1-896559-11-7 $14.95 US/CAN Perfect bound paperback, 52 pages, 5” x 8″ (Pocket edition) Translated by Robert Preece. Foreword by Zasep Tulku Rinpoche. Performance notes by Karma Yönten Gyatso.
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The story can be found here: http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/international/2465-6th-world-parliamentarians-convention-on-tibet-to-be-held-in-canada
Information about the organizers can be found here: http://www.tpprc.org/about-wpct.html
So far, no Canadian news media outlet has reported on this impending event!
St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, will offer a new immersion course in Vajrayana Buddhism, in association with Gampo Abbey. Here is the poster for the course:
For PDF Version, click here: Mind Self and Society in Monastic Tibetan Buddhism poster 2012
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Lhamo Tso on Voicing Tibetan Courage April 10, 2012 – 7 pm
The Canada Tibet Commitee (CTC) – Vancouver is honoured to host Lhamo Tso for a public talk and a film screening of “Leaving Fear Behind.” Her husband, Dhondup Wangchen, created this 30-minute documentary . . . Read More.
Lions Gate Buddhist Priory is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of a modest Cook Book entitled:
KWAN YIN LOVES PIE
Good Vegetarian Food To Delight The Heart and Stomach
The Cook Book will contain recipes from our members and friends, many . . . Read More.
From the National Post: http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/04/03/world-happiness-report-canada/
For a different take on collateral damage from Bhutan’s initiative, here’s a dissenting view from The Himalayan, a Nepalese newspaper: http://thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=Bhutanese+without+Bhutan&NewsID=326215
Second annual outdoor Kwan yin Ceremony on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 10:00am on the old Chinese joss house site in Lytton B.C. by the monks of Lions Gate Buddhist Priory for peace and healing. Vegetarian potluck lunch at parish hall. All are welcome.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org . . . Read More.
PDF version here Wesak 2012 Flyer 1 april 04 12
From The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/tv-radio-obituaries/9169986/Tom-Lodge.html
From the Vancouver Sun: http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/03/29/dalai-lama-wins-1-7-million-templeton-prize/