Saturday, November 9, 2013 / 2-4 pm
Last minute venue change. It’s at 569 Spadina Crescent at the UofT MultiFaith Centre.
$25 (suggested dana)
“Tara in the palm of your hand” is the book written by Ven. Zasep Rinpoche and produced by his publishing company, Wind . . . Read More.
Via Zuru Ling…
We in the Zuru Community are very fortunate. On Sept. 11th, Our precious Lama, Ven. Zasep Rinpoche will be bestowing a Green Tara Tantric Initiation and launching the first book he has just published, “Tara in the Palm of your Hand”.
Green Tara is . . . Read More.
Sumeru Press will be attending BookCampTO 2013 / Alive! Surviving and Thriving
We are pleased to announce we have received a grant from the Access Copyright Foundation for professional development in the area of international subsidiary literary rights management. This will help us to better serve our authors in negotiating foreign publishing deals for their work. Thank you . . . Read More.
Just added to the Sumeru directory of Canadian Buddhist organizations:
Parideha Forest Monastery in Ste. Anne RM, Manitoba
Bangladesh Buddhist Association of Canada in Mississauga, Ontario
The Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic has just celebrated their 10th year of operation! Congratulations to Lynette Genju Monteiro and Frank Musten for their long-term work in the field of MBSR.
As part of their current initiatives, the OMc has launched a Mindfulness integrator on paper.li, bringing . . . Read More.
Mindful magazine is a new periodical about all things related to mindfulness, with topic areas including:
In Body & Mind In Love & Relationships At Home At Work In Your Life Mindfulness Practice The Mindful Society The Science Partners News Resources Mindful Voices
The second issue . . . Read More.
Canada’s weekly news magazine, Macleans, has just published an article exploring the tension between mindfulness based stress reduction vs Buddhism, under the title “Mindfulness goes corporate – and purists aren’t pleased.”
In the article, author Anne Kingston discusses the secular Buddhism notion from the perspective of . . . 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
Chris Beal, at Buddhist Fiction Blog, has recently posted an interview with Ruth Ozeki about her new novel: A Tale for the Time Being.
Read it AT THIS LINK.
We are pleased to inform you that we have received a “new” article for our History of Buddhism in Canada page: Buddhism in Metropolitan Toronto: a Preliminary Overview, by Suwanda Sugunasiri, originally published in the Journal of Canadian Ethnic Studies, XXI, No. 2, in 1989. . . . Read More.
A Buddhist cookbook via Lions Gate Buddhist Priory…
We are very pleased to announce the publication of our new Cook Book:
Kwan Yin Loves Pie
Good vegetarian food to delight the heart and stomach
Kwan Yin is the Buddha-Mother of Great Compassion. A . . . 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.
Shambhala Sun Foundation
Associate Art Director
We are seeking a colleague to join our editorial team to design elegant and effective layouts for the Shambhala Sun magazine, perform production- management duties, and undertake other design tasks to support the work of the Shambhala . . . Read More.
This is to announce that the recent research on the Buddhapuja in Sinhala Buddhism and Arahant Mahinda as its Redactor by Prof. Suwanda H J Sugunasiri is now available on YouTube, hosted by www.torontobodymind.ca. Here is the URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/torontobodymind.
Full text for FREE download: http://www.scirus.com/srsapp/search?q=sugunasiri&submit=Go&rep=tspc You . . . Read More.
Wow. Less than a week since launching our global Buddhist eco-initiative, Plot to save the earth, from the Oak Ridges Moraine and we already have 104 members in our open Facebook group, sending in pictures from all over the planet. Visit us there to see . . . Read More.
We received notice of this initiative recently from the Buddhist Fiction Blog:
Special Invitation for Currently Reading: Buddha on a Midnight Sea by Francesca Hampton Posted on January 18, 2013
Happy New Year! This month I’m going to read Francesca Hampton’s collection of short stories in Buddha on . . . Read More.