Sumeru News

Cuban Buddhism with a Canada Connection

Buddhism around the World Buddhism in Canada Sangha Theravada Toronto

We just received a press release about Cuban Buddhism with a Canada Connection! This is remarkable news, made all the more auspicious by the inclusion of notice that our dear friend, Professor Suwanda Sugunasiri, known to so many in Canada for his tireless efforts to promote the Dhamma, has taken monastic vows as part of the Cuba initiative. Once again, he is showing us the path of an exemplary life. Here is the text of the press release: PRESS RELEASE (April 08, 2018) Toronto Mahavihara, 3898 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, Ontario ROLLING THE DHAMMA WHEEL IN CUBA History was made on...

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Catholicism and Zen reviewed in Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies

Buddhism in the West Interfaith Sumeru Books Teacher Stories Zen

Sumeru author Richard Bryan McDaniel's latest book, Catholicism and Zen, was recently reviewed in the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies. The review, by Bradford McCall of the Claremont School of Theology, can be found here: You'll also notice that the CJBS has moved to a new web address. Glad to see they are thriving!

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Karmapa to appear at World Parliament of Religions in Toronto

Conferences Karmapa Toronto Visiting Teachers

The Parliament of the World’s Religionsis Honored to Announce the Presence ofHis Holiness the 17th Gyalwang KarmapaSpiritual Head of Karma Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhismat the 7th Parliament of the World’s ReligionsNovember 1 - 7, 2018 • Toronto, Canada Spiritual leader to millions of Tibetan Buddhists, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa will make his premiere appearance as an honored guest and keynote speaker of the 7th Parliament of the World’s Religions, coming to Toronto, Canada from November 1 - 7, 2018. More information:

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WALK WITH ME now available in Canada!

Mindfulness Movies Thich Nhat Hanh Vietnamese

We're pleased to report we've been given the go-ahead to be able to sell Thich Nhat Hanh's new movie, WALK WITH ME in Canada. Click on the link or the photo to go to the product page where you can order...

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 60th anniversary in India

Dalai Lama India Tibet

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 60th anniversary in India was celebrated on March 31 with a day of festivities. Many wonderful speeches and musical presentations. I wanted to embed the video here, but could not find the original outside of Facebook, so I am posting the link to the Dalai Lama's Facebook page here: His Holiness' 15-minute speech begins at about 2:03:00 in the video.

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