While he is Toronto this week, Professor Hori will give a morning talk at the University of Toronto, entitled Buddhist Abortion Rituals in Modern Japan
10:30am-12pm Friday, November 16 2012
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 318 170 St George Street Department for the Study of Religion . . . Read More.
Here’s a thought-provoking piece about parallels in Right Speech in Buddhism and Christianity and how they can best be applied in today’s culture, from Manitoba-based Alex McGilvery for the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET)…
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a public talk in Ottawa on April 28, 2012. The topic is “Ethics for a Whole World.”
The website, where one can buy tickets online and view related material, is now up on the Canada Tibet Committee’s site: http://www.tibet.ca/2012/
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Suwanda Sugunasiri, Canadian Buddhist scholar and community activist, weighs in on Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, an important aspect of bioethics, with a Buddhist perspective: http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=44144
From the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET), comes this article on Religion and Transhumanism, written by Alex McGilvery, a United Church minister in Flin Flon, Manitoba. Normally, that would not be something we cover at Sumeru, but he makes extensive reference to Buddhism, . . . Read More.
UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program presents a lecture by Jan W. Walls.
“Corporate Craving and Buddhist Compassion: Is There a Middle Ground for Buddhism in Business?”
Date: Thursday, 02 February 2012 Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM Place: Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
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Suwanda Sugunasiri, well-known Canadian Buddhist community organizer, ethicist and author, recently published an article about end-of-life ethics in the Sunday Island, Sri Lanka.
Here’s the link: http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=32888