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.
April 5 at 7:00 pm until April 7 at 4:00 pm
Enpuku-ji Zen Centre, 4620 St-Dominique, Montreal, QC
Using bio-degradable watercolor paint, we will explore the 1,700-year-old wisdom of East Asian calligraphy and take a glimpse into the heart of the creative process by reproducing . . . 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.
Chris Banigan is a Canadian Buddhist thangka painter and graphic designer who lives in Toronto. If you’ve ever read a Buddhist book published by Snow Lion, you’ve seen his work. He’s very low-key but I’ve convinced him, after repeated requests, to allow Sumeru to post some . . . Read More.
Guy Laramee’s Guan Yin series is dedicated to the mysterious forces thanks to which we can traverse ordeals. The Montreal artist specializes in modified books. Amazing!
Here’s his website: http://www.guylaramee.com
The Museum of Anthropology Vancouver (MOA) will host a group of Tibetan monks from the Dzongkar Choede monastery for a 4-day sand mandala creation. They will be here on October 24, 25, 27,and 28 to create and demonstrate the making of a sand mandala, and . . . Read More.
JOSEPH F. ROCK
China, Vintage Photographs from National Geographic Image Collection
June 16 – July 21, 2012
This is the gallery’s second exhibition featuring the National Geographic Image Collection. Our previous exhibition included photographs from around the world made by a variety of photographers, whereas . . . Read More.
An Exhibition of Buddhist Art at MOA and lecture series, May 10 – Sep 30. 6393 NW Marine Drive. Opening Night is May 10 at 7 PM. Everyone welcome.
Visions of Enlightenment will show examples of Buddhist art from the main Buddhist traditions: the Theravada, . . . Read More.
Buddhayana Forest Retreat Invite you to the
2nd Annual Painters’ Meditation Retreat August 11th – August 19th 2012
Pictou County, Nova Scotia www.buddhayana.ns.ca
For those curious about meditation and interested in painting this may be the retreat for you. No previous painting or meditation experience . . . Read More.
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.
Zen artist Nick Pederson is the New York-based illustrator of the book “Sumeru” – an allegory of the Zen journey. He is currently artist in residence at the Banff Centre in Alberta.
In this podcast interview with Adam Tebbe, of the Sweeping Zen blog, he . . . Read More.
Festival website: http://www.buddhistfilmfestival.com/
Canadian winners in the 2011 Festival
ONE BREATH – Dale Hildebrand, Toronto ON http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMyrSdlNCLU
THE WEIGHTLESS TRAVELLER – Eva Colmers, Edmonton AB http://noproblemproductions.ca/films/weightless.html (Trailer)
Canadian winners in the 2010 Festival
BLIND RIVER – Adrian Laurie
TENDING TOWARD SILENCE – Arlin McFarlane, Dawson . . . 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.
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.
UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, funded by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, will hold a conference on contemporary Buddhist art July 6-8, 2012 at the University of British Columbia’s Point Grey campus. Part of event series for Summer 2012 that includes the . . . Read More.