On behalf of the University of Toronto Scarborough, I invite you to attend our upcoming event, which is part of the 2013-2014 Tung Lin Kok Yuen Perspectives on Buddhist Thought and Culture series (a TLKY Canada event). We are honoured to host Dr. Markus Viehbeck, . . . Read More.
Bob McDonald from CBC’s Quirks and Quarks science show interviews Professor Robin Coningham from the University of Durham in England , the archeologist who recently transformed our understanding of Buddha’s birthplace in Lumbini, Nepal.
The segment is about 10 minutes long: http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Quirks+and+Quarks/Excerpts/ID/2421298166/
Via NBC News…
Archaeologists in Nepal say they have found traces of a temple structure linked to Buddha’s nativity going back to the sixth century B.C.
The remnants of a timber structure — unearthed at the Maya Devi Temple in Lumbini, Nepal, which has traditionally . . . Read More.
Sumeru announces publication of:
BUDDHIST ASTROLOGY Chart Interpretation from a Buddhist Perspective By Jhampa Shaneman & Jan V. Angel Paperback, 264 pages, 6” x 9″ ISBN 978-1-896559-19-3 $27.95 US/CAN
Available worldwide at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indigo and all fine online booksellers
ABOUT THE BOOK
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I stumbled on this article from a 2006 issue of Canada’s leading environmental journal, Alternatives…
THE BUDDHIST AND THE TOMATO: Why sustainable choices are often so difficult. By Douglas Vincent.
THE GLARING FLUORESCENCE of Atlantic Superstore lights must have blinded me. How could I buy a . . . Read More.
Dear Dharma friends and colleagues:
Sumeru Books is collecting a series of anecdotal stories for inclusion in a book we are editing with Charles Prebish, called “The Little Book of Buddhist Humor.” In difficult times, we feel that the Buddhist world has the opportunity to . . . Read More.
Buddhist Astrology, Chart Interpretation from a Buddhist Perspective, by Jhampa Shaneman & Jan V. Angel, off to the printer! Look for it soon on Amazon, Indigo, Barnes & Noble and other fine bookseller sites.
Throughout history, astrology was considered a scholarly tradition, relied upon by . . . Read More.
Tibetan Yoga taught by Lama Migmar Sat. & Sun Oct. 26 & 27 at Institute of Traditional Medicine
Free Teaching: Fri Oct 25
In this workshop led by Lama Migmar Tseten, Chaplain at Harvard University, you will take part in a traditional Yantra Yoga . . . 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.
You are cordially invited to one of the most Ambitious Free Fine Art exhibits on record…
Enlightenment – The Art of Asia
Special Reception on 28th September, 2013 at 1.30 pm with the Hon. Chris Alexander, Minister of Immigration & Citizenship, MP Joe Daniel, Mayor . . . Read More.
Buddhist talks and meditation workshops/retreat September 28 to Oct. 6, 2013 Free Admission.
Born in Malaysia Master Ji Ru studied Theravada Buddhism and ordained in that tradition in Thailand in 1980. He later studied Chinese Buddhism and ordained in that tradition under the late great . . . Read More.
The University of Toronto / McMaster University YEHAN NUMATA BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM 2013-14 _____________________________________________________________________________
JUSTIN McDANIEL (University of Pennsylvania)
READING GROUP (CO-SPONSORED BY THE ASIAN INSTITUTE’S CENTRE FOR SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES) The Bird in the Corner of the Picture. Some Problems with the Use of . . . Read More.
Chittamani Mahayana Buddhist Meditation Centre
Thursday September 12th, 7:30pm
Astanga Yoga Ottawa, 200-1/2 Bank St, Ottawa
Cost: $20 studio fee plus an offering to the teacher
Manjushri is the Vajrayana Buddhist practice that is the doorway to wisdom. Manjushri holds to his heart . . . Read More.
Buddhist Talk and Meditation Workshop: Knowing the Teachings of the Buddha
By Ven. Ji Ru, Abbot of Mid-America Buddhist Association Monastery
Date and Time: September 28 & 29, 2013 (Saturday, Sunday), 2-5 pm Place: Room 102, 5 King’s College Road, University of Toronto
Zen . . . Read More.
Join Lama Karma and several Bhutanese sand artisans throughout the week for a Sand Mandala Festival and see a rare sand mandala being meticulously created over a week at Grey Roots. Additional children’s activities, talks, and ceremonies are scheduled throughout the week. Week-long Festival passes . . . Read More.
Here’s the latest status report from Save Buddhist Heritage, on UNESCO efforts to establish the world heritage site at Lumbini: http://save-buddhist-heritage.org/Lumbini/?page_id=583
Hope this finds you smiilng. We want to let you know that we will be releasing some special “Day of Show” tickets for Thich Nhat Hanh’s public talk in Toronto at the Sony Centre.
These Day of Show tickets will only be . . . Read More.
Recently I posted a letter I had received about current controversy over the fact that no Buddhist monks had been appointed to the board of directors of the newly re-vivified Nalanda University in India.
Here is a solid article from Buddhist Channel about what the . . . Read More.