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We are pleased to announce that Sumeru is donating $4000 to Buddhist organizations, funds generated by sales of Sumeru books in 2020. Thank you to the many wonderful authors who have dedicated their time and skill to creating these Dharma books, and thank you to the many wonderful readers who purchased them. May the metta thus created be a blessing.

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BE THE REFUGE book review

Be the Refuge, by Chenxing Han Paperback | $17.95Published by North Atlantic BooksJan 26, 2021 | 344 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781623175238 From the publisher A must-read for modern sanghas–Asian American Buddhists in their own words, on their own terms.Despite the fact that two thirds of U.S. Buddhists identify as Asian American, mainstream perceptions about what it means to be Buddhist in America often whitewash and invisibilize the diverse, inclusive, and intersectional communities that lie at the heart of American Buddhism.Be the Refuge is both critique and celebration, calling out the erasure of Asian American Buddhists while uplifting the complexity and...

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Lion's Roar Foundation Auction

Books Charity Magazines

We’ve donated some items to @LionsRoar for their online auction, Nov 12-29. Consider placing a bid.

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Vegetables, Vegetarianism, Food Policy and Dharma Practice

My latest column for Buddhistdoor Global focuses in on food policy, food waste, sustainability and regenerative ecology.

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The Zen Priestess and the Snake in Boulder in November!

Buddhism in the West North American Buddhism Practice! Sexuality Sumeru Books Teacher Stories Women Women in Buddhism Zen

Here's the Boulder Bookstore book launch website: A $5 ticket for this virtual event gets you $5 off the price of the book. And here's their Facebook page for the event: And here's the poster:

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