Arhant Mahinda – Redactor of the Buddhapūjāva in Sinhala Buddhism (book launch CANCELLED)

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Buddhist Council of Canada, in co-sponsorship with Nalanda College of Buddhist Studies (Canada) regrets to announce that the BOOK LAUNCH IS CANCELLED. The book, however, will still be available as of November 17th.

Arhant Mahinda – Redactor of the Buddhapūjāva in Sinhala Buddhism

(with Pali Text, Translation and Analysis)

By Suwanda H J Sugunasiri, PhD (US Fulbright Scholar)

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 / 3 to 5 PM
Friends’ House, 60 Lowther Ave.
(at St George, one block N of Bloor)
Toronto, ON

Result of two years of research, the book includes the Pali Text of perhaps the oldest Buddha Pūjā in the world, Translation, Critical Analysis, Authorship and Index.

“Prof. Sugunasiri has herein pioneered a novel and effective methodology for uncovering and bringing to light the authors behind Buddhist (and religious) texts, scriptures and rituals.” – Prof. Michael P. Berman, Brock University

“One is bound to learn a great deal of the history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka and the devotional aspect of the ritual. Sugunasiri’s treatment of the subject objectively enhances the value of this book.” – Prof. Ananda W. P. Guruge, Dean Emeritus, University of the West, California

Enquiries: bryan.levman@utoronto.ca; 416-923-9409.
Author Interviews: suwanda.sugunasiri@utoronto.ca

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