Sumeru News

Green Buddhism article

Buddhism of the Future Eco Action Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues Teacher Stories

Here's my latest article. It's an introduction to Green Buddhism for an international quarterly magazine for environmental educators in the K-12 space:  

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Directory updates

Buddhism in Canada

I've started updating the Candian Buddhism Directory after a long hiatus. If you seen centres with wrong information of typos, please let me know. There are more than 600 centres and each one takes 5-10 minutes to update, so I should be on this project for quite a while.

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Book Culture update

Books Buddhist Studies Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues

Here's my latest article for Buddhistdoor Global. It's about book culture, and Buddhist publishing specifically:

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GEMS: an introduction to Canadian Buddhism

Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Sumeru Books Teacher Stories Temple Stories

Sumeru is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of   GEMS AN INTRODUCTION TO CANADIAN BUDDHISM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND THE YOUNG AT HEART   The author is Ken Tanaka. Several years ago he wrote a similar book for the US market, which was published by BDK America, the U.S. branch of Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai, the Society for the Promotion of Buddhism, an international organization with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Late last year he approached me about doing a Canadian version and sent me the manuscript. The original obviously needed all the US references stripped out and Canadian ones put in....

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Applying Mindfulness in Dealing with Difficult Thoughts and Emotions

Buddhist Psychology Toronto Workshop

The Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism is happy to announce our upcoming program : Buddhist Mindfulness Psycho-education (on-line) Program: Applying Mindfulness in Dealing with Difficult Thoughts and Emotions for young adults & college students under 30    4 Saturdays: Feb 19 – Mar 12, 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm   This program will begin with exploring what participants consider as stress, as well as what the Buddha and western sciences say about stress. We will then delve into some Buddhist approaches for dealing with difficult thoughts and emotions. A key Buddhist practice is mindfulness. The program will introduce some...

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