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
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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.
Karma Teachers Present: What exactly is Karma? A Buddhist Perspective with Kyira Korrigan
Jul 28, 2013 7:00 – 9:00 PM
A talk/group discussion about the Buddhist view of karma and the possibilities when we apply it to our lives. How would it be if we . . . Read More.
Leonard Cohen’s narration of the film Tibetan Book of the Dead, produced by the National Film Board in 1994, is available on YouTube in five parts. Here is part one, which will lead you to the others as well.
When it is a fashion statement for sale in a home accessory store, the answer is not so clear!
Hope you find this photo aMUsing.
Contemplative Psychotherapy Immersion with Dr. Miles Neale
Exploring Contemplative Psychotherapy Friday, June 21, 7-9 pm, $20 (no fee if registered for weekend)
In this evening’s talk Miles will share insights from his personal journey over the last 17 years studying Buddhism and psychology. He will . . . Read More.
Sumeru is pleased to announce we will be publishing a new, revised edition of this essential Buddhist classic, Buddhist Astrology: chart interpretation from a Buddhist Perspective, due out in September, 2013.
Become your own astrological guru with the first book to apply Buddhist practice to Western . . . Read More.
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.
Buddhism and Science: An International Workshop
An International Workshop at the University of Toronto Scarborough / April 12th-14th, 2013
Organized by Prof. Geoffrey Samuel. Sponsored by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen 東蓮覺苑 Perspectives on Buddhist Thought and Culture Series, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, . . . Read More.
Heart-Mind 2013: Helping Children Thrive Thursday, May 9, 2013 - Saturday, May 11, 2013
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Heart-Mind 2013 brings together some of the leading minds in child development and contemplative practice – from scientific researchers to practitioners – to address the Dalai Lama’s . . . Read More.
Virtuous Silence: Buddhism and the Unforgetting of the 1976 Massacre in Bangkok Southeast Asia Seminar Series
Thongchai Winichakul Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Friday, March 8, 2013, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: SS 3130, Political Science Conference Room, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. . . . Read More.
The next Vancouver Mindfulness Network Meeting is Feb 13, 7-9pm, at BC Children’s Hospital, Ambulatory Care Building, Room K0-155.
Preliminary Agenda Items:
- Planning for Vancouver mindfulness conference in 2013 (M. Callahan) – Report-back from Mindfulness with Youth Conference at UCSD (M. Callahan, B. Callahan, . . . Read More.
The 2013 Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada Essay Prize
The Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada (BEFC) announces a student essay competition demonstrating the association between Buddhism/Buddhist psychology and western psychology, science or society.
1. Submissions could focus on the specific and creative ways that the western . . . Read More.
MIND MATTERS III – Desire & Entanglement
*** MIND MATTERS III is now SOLD OUT! THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!! We look forward very much to seeing you all on 9 Feb. This will be a fantastic conference. We may have some seats opening next week or at last minute. If you want to be . . . Read More.
How to live a happy married life in Buddhism, by Chandima Gangodawila, Theravada Buddhist Chaplain to UBC
When: Monday, January 7, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Where: IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE – Public Study Rooms – Room 315, UBC Point Grey Campus Description: A lecture followed . . . Read More.