At his lecture (Buddhism in Canada) last night in Toronto, hosted by the Japan Foundation, Victor Sogen Hori of McGill University announced that his newest book, Flowers on the Rock – More Buddhism in Canada, co-edited with John Harding and Alexander Soucy, has gone to . . . Read More.
“The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet’s Struggle for Freedom”: at the 2011 Amnesty International Film Festival, Vancouver Friday November 18, at 7:15pm, at SFU Harbour Centre – 515 West Hastings Street – Room 1900
The Sun Behind the Clouds is a powerful documentary on the . . . Read More.
“A Day in Tibet”, Montreal’s annual Tibetan bazaar is happening later this month – and this year it’s TWO days, since it has become so popular.
Here’s the web poster:
For full info, follow this link: A Day in Tibet
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HH Sakya Trizin will bestow the Vajrakilaya Empowerment and Teachings Vancouver, BC August 19-20, 2011
“Of the profound and inexhaustible ocean of teachings that Guru Padmasambhava possessed, Vajrakilaya is one of the most important. Its empowerment, teachings and pith instructions were given to one of . . . Read More.
The Vancouver Sun ran a nice piece yesterday about Thich Nhat Hanh’s upcoming summer visit, dubbing him the world’s “second most-famous Buddhist.” The article explains how he earned that title and provides some interesting context.
Read it HERE.
The website for Thich Nhat Hanh’s August 2011 retreat and public talk in Vancouver is now up and running, although registration has not started yet.
For more information about the events (and to register when that portion of the website goes live), please visit:
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Coming very soon from The Sumeru Press…
RIMEY LAMA CHOPA, composed by Kyapje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (1910 -1991) was the archetype of a spiritual teacher, someone whose inner journey led him to an extraordinary depth of knowledge and enabled him to be, . . . Read More.
Registration for volunteers at the retreat led by Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh and associated lecture in August, 2011, in Vancouver, will be managed by two of his Vancouver sangha members, Justin Loveless and Jeanie Seward Magee.
To register as a volunteer, please contact:
Jessica Main . . . Read More.
We are pleased to announce Sumeru’s forthcoming publication of “REBIRTH as a basis for the Buddha’s Four Noble Truths” by renowned Canadian Buddhist scholar and activist, Dr. Suwanda Sugunasiri.
This exegesis of the pivotal events of Buddha’s enlightenment, from the point . . . Read More.
Karma Tekchen Zabsal Ling in Aurora has been hard at work completing their main shrine room. The right side shrine alcoves are now home to a set of exquisite rupas of the 21 Taras. The left side shrine alcoves are now home to . . . Read More.
Sumeru will be publishing three important historical documents from the Buddhist Council of Canada, as part of our Buddhist Ephemera Project: Proceedings of the first National BCC Buddhist Congress (1989); and two issues of the Journal of the Buddhist Council of Canada (Vol. . . . Read More.
Sumeru has it here! Check out our “Ephemera” page to download…
A Rosary of Precious Offerings to Enrich the Mind . . . Read More.