Here's a wrap-up of the On Inclusion! intrafaith Buddhist conference held in Toronto on October 31, 2018, sponsored by the North American Buddhist Alliance as a pre-event at the Parliament of World Religions: https://northamericanbuddhistalliance.org/one-step-closer-to-on-inclusion/ In the photo, L to R: Mihaela Andronic from the Ottawa Pagoda Sangha, Ray Nakano from earthholder.org, another participant, and John Negru from The Sumeru Press.
We're pleased to announce that Glen Choi's book, Beginning, Middle and Zen: Tales from Canada to Korea and Back Again, was among the finalist short list for the 2018 American BookFest. Congratulations, Glen!
Sumeru has supported the Lion's Roar online auction for quite a few years, and this year we are donating four books to the cause. The auction is on now! To see the books on offer, and all the other great items, here's a link: https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/browse.action?auctionId=334184206&view=IMAGE&page=2&sort=NAME_ASC&categoryId=334184212
Zasep Tulku Rinpoche has self-published a new book, GELUG MAHAMUDRA: Eloquent Speech of Manjushri. Here's the link for information and an excerpt from the book: https://buddhaweekly.com/advance-book-excerpt-gelug-mahamudra-eloquent-speech-of-manjushri-a-commentary-and-practice-guide-on-sutra-and-tantra-mahamudra-by-h-e-zasep-tulku-rinpoche/ Here's the link for information about the book launch, November 24 in Toronto: https://buddhaweekly.com/events/gelug-mahamudra-book-launch-and-author-signing-with-h-e-venerable-zasep-tulku-rinpoche-november-24-2018-public-drop-in-event/
Here's a review of Catholicism and Zen, by Richard B. McDaniel, from the current issue of the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies: https://thecjbs.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Catholicism-and-Zen_McCall_75-78-1.pdf In related news, we will be publishing the e-book edition early in 2019.