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Shyam Selvadurai has a new novel out after a long hiatus: “Hungry Ghosts.” It explores the intersections modern Sri Lanka faces between its Singha and Tamil citizens, with their respective Buddhist and Hindu perspectives, with an added gay twist. We hope to put a review . . . Read More.
With students having begun planning their course schedules for the next academic year, I would like to send out the announcement of the new year-long Pali beginners course “Reading Pali with Burmese Manuscripts, I will be offering starting September, pasted below. It is . . . Read More.
I recently received a letter with one of your Plot to Save the Planet badges from Chuck Prebish, and thought it would be good to make contact with you. I am a scholar of Japanese Buddhism, with particular focus on modernity, ethics, and . . . Read More.
The RELIGION GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM at the Department for the Study of Religion of the University of Toronto presents:
The Earliest Recoverable Language of Buddhism, Linguistic Ambiguities, and the Process of its Transmission Thursday, April 25, 2013, 2.00-3.30 pm, JHB 318
Respondent: Christoph Emmrich
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Short video posted by the Project Tibet Society as part of the Tibetan Canadian Resettlement Project: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVXbVyktG4w&feature=youtu.be
Winter 2013 Anthropology Colloquium Series presents:
Prof. Jason Neelis (Religious Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University)
Shipping Dharma: Long-distance Mobility and Cross-cultural Transmission between South Asia and Southeast Asia
Friday, April 19, 2013 / 2:00-4:00pm
Location: UTM, 262 North Building, Dean’s Lounge. A limited number of bus tickets will . . . Read More.
The 2013 Blogisattva Award categories have been announced, based on the 2008 awards. The team is looking for keep/drop/modify suggestions before finalizing them.
Have your say at: http://blogisattva.blogspot.ca/2013/04/tentative-categories-of-awards-for-2013.html
April 9th, 2013 Contact: Rodney Ruel Cell: 778-885-3462 email@example.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHASING THE FACE OF BUDDHA
Crowdfunding for Feature Length Documentary
CHASING THE FACE OF BUDDHA is a feature length documentary that follows acclaimed master sculptor and Buddhist, SUNTI PICHETCHAIYAKUL, as he takes . . . Read More.
NEW ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES
LECTURES IN THE ARTS, HISTORIES, LITERATURES AND RELIGIONS OF BURMA
presented by the Southeast Asia Seminar Series
Van Gennep’s Rites of Passage and Vipassana: What ‘Circular’ Life-cycle Rituals Might Look Like in Burma
Gustaaf Houtman Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Oriental . . . Read More.
Lamas, Spies, Gentleman Scholars, and Trans-Himalayan Traders: The Meeting of Religion, Colonialism, Politics and Economics in Twentieth Century Kalimpong
A Workshop at the University of Toronto Scarborough, April 5-6, 2013
Organized by Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa and Jayeeta Sharma
Sponsored by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen . . . Read More.
Via Sweeping Zen…
According to a new email document added to the Sasaki Archive, Kyozan Joshu Sasaki will be stepping down as Abbot of Rinzai-ji on July 21, 2013. He has designated Eshin John Godfrey of the Zen centre of Vancouver in Canada to step in as Abbot . . . Read More.
Yet another story on someone’s brush with Buddhism, this time in Sri Lanka: http://life.nationalpost.com/2013/03/23/trouble-at-the-zenhouse-a-canadians-adventure-tour-of-sri-lanka-yields-a-crash-course-in-buddhism/
Think of it as Buddhism Lite. Filling, but with fewer calories.
Friday March 22nd, 3-5 pm Jackman Humanities Building room 317 University of Toronto, St. George campus Prof. Geoffrey Samuel
The Concept of Zomia and its Relevance to Tibetan Studies
The term ‘Zomia’ was introduced in 2002 in an article by the Dutch sociologist and Bangladesh specialist . . . Read More.
There will be a second screening of the Souls of Zen movie at the Japan Foundation in Toronto.
Second screening! Friday, March 22 6:30 pm (doors open at 6 pm) Souls of Zen Dir. Tim Graf/PG/60 min/2010 In English and Japanese with English subtitles
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Events across Canada for Tibetan Uprising Day 2013
Ottawa: Sunday, March 10 12:00 Rally on Parliament Hill 13:00 Walk to Chinese Embassy 13:30 Prayer vigil in solidarity with Tibetan people details – http://www.tibet.ca/en/ottawa contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
Toronto: Sunday, March 10 10:00 Rally at Chinese Consulate, 240 George . . . Read More.
Tibetan Bibliographic Instruction Workshop East Asian Library Classroom, 8th floor Robarts Library (130 St. George Street)
Date: Tuesday, April 9 Time: 11am-12:15pm
Led by Dr Lauran Hartley, Columbia University’s Tibetan Collection librarian and the U of T’s new Liaison librarian for Tibetan Studies (see story . . . Read More.
CSRS Public Lecture Series Conflict in the Life Stories of Tibetan Buddhist Masters
Speaker: Ben Wood CSRS Religious Studies Teaching Fellow, Senior Instructor in the Religious Studies Program
Traditional Tibetan monasteries are often conceived of as places of cohesion, harmony and peace, yet some . . . Read More.
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