Raymond, AB was central to development of Buddhism in Canada – John Harding

Alberta Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community History

Via The Lethbridge Herald

A small southern Alberta town’s early acceptance of Japanese culture helped shape Buddhism in Canada, making this region a hub of religious growth.

Raymond was the centre of the Canadian Buddhist movement after the Second World War, according to University of Lethbridge religious studies professor John Harding, whose upcoming work will focus on the modernization of Buddhism from a global perspective.

Full article here: http://lethbridgeherald.com/news/local-news/2013/10/raymond-was-centre-of-buddhism-movement-in-canada/

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