Sumeru News

Rafe Martin's new book coming from Sumeru

Sumeru Books Teachers Zen

Just a quick note to say I'm now working on Rafe Martin's upcoming book, A Zen Life of Buddha. Rafe is a lay Zen teacher in the Harada-Yasutani koan line. He is founding teacher of Endless Path Zendo, Rochester, NY, and is also an award-winning author and storyteller whose work has been cited in Time, Newsweek, NY Times, and USA Today.

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Sumeru Canadiana 2022

Buddhism in Canada Sumeru Books

We're very proud to be Canada's leading independent publisher of Buddhist books. We're also very proud to be able to bring you so many wonderful Buddhist books by Canadian authors. Here's what our Sumeru Canadiana 2022 catalogue looks like! For a complete listing, download the high resolution PDF version with live links for each title here:

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Green Buddhist Conference. Join us!

Buddhism of the Future Eco Action Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues

July 29-30. Free, on Zoom. Here's the final poster with the full line-up. Use the QR code or to register.

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Going Through the Mystery's 100 Questions

Buddhism Chan China Sumeru Books Zen

We are pleased to announce Sumeru will be publishing Dosho Port Roshi's upcoming book, Going Through the Mystery’s One Hundred Questions Tongxuan Baiwen X67n1312_001 通玄百問 第1卷 Yuxi Tongxuan Temple, Great Meditation Teacher Yuantong raised the questions; Mahabodhi Monastery, Venerable Wansong respectfully answered; the old man, Longyan Linquan [wrote] verses; person of the way Shengshen of Huating [donated] printing blocks

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Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Ambedkar Buddhism around the World Engaged Buddhism Social Action

The Ambedkar Mission in Toronto was founded by Darshan Chaudhary in 1979 to celebrate the life and continue the work of  a great modern Indian Buddhist bodhisattva, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. The mission is still going strong. In 1991, the Mission published a small book for free distribution, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Ambedkar’s birth, entitled One Hundred Years for Freedom with the help of Sumeru Press founder, Karma Yönten Gyatso. Here is a digital version of that book.  

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