Sumeru News

North American Buddhist Alliance Toronto conference update

Buddhism in the West Conferences Groups Human Rights Interfaith Toronto Visiting Teachers Workshop

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.

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Glen Choi a "BEST BOOK" finalist at American BookFest

Books Korea Sumeru Books Zen

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!  

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Lion's Roar online auction

Books Charity Magazines Sumeru Books

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

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Zasep Tulku Rinpoche's new book

Books Canada Teacher Stories Toronto Vajrayana

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/

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Catholicism and Zen reviewed in CJBS

Interfaith Memoir Sumeru Books Teacher Stories Zen

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.

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