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YASODHARA book review

Books Women Women in Buddhism Youth

Yasodhara and the BuddhaVanessa R. Sasson Bloomsbury Academic 2021Paperback: 304 pages / ISBN: 978-1350163164 / 6.08 x 0.62 x 9.29 inches From the Publisher By combining the spirit of fiction with the fabulism of Indian mythology and in-depth academic research, Vanessa R. Sasson shares the evocative story of the Buddha from the perspective of a forgotten woman: Yasodhara, the Buddha's wife.Although often marginalized, Yasodhara's narrative here comes to life. Written with a strong feminist voice, we encounter Yasodhara as a fiercely independent, passionate and resilient individual. We witness her joys and sorrows, her expectations and frustrations, her fairy-tale wedding, and her overwhelming devastation...

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Lion's Roar Foundation Auction

Books Charity Magazines

We’ve donated some items to @LionsRoar for their online auction, Nov 12-29. Consider placing a bid.

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Understanding Editorial Standards

Books Publishing Sumeru Books

Here's a great resource produced by the Editors' Association of Canada, called Professional Editorial Standards. If you've wondered about the fundamentals of editing, or the differences between structural, stylistic and copyediting, or what's involved in proofreading, this is your go-to overview:

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Books for National Library of Canada

Books Buddhism in Canada Education Ottawa Sumeru Books

Every Sumeru book is available at The National Library of Canada. Here's the latest batch, dropped off there today.

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ROAR: Sulak Sivaraksa and the Path of Socially Engaged Buddhism -- reviewed

Books Engaged Buddhism Social Action Thailand

Roar: Sulak Sivaraksa and the Path of Socially Engaged Buddhism By Matteo Pistono Foreword by John Ralston Saul Paperback | $15.95  Published by North Atlantic Books Mar 05, 2019 | 288 Pages | 6 x 8-1/2| ISBN 9781623173326 In this time overshadowed by the impending doom threatening our planetary biosphere, some spiritual leaders are turning their attention to a path forward with a new paradigm of sustainable development. In the past, social justice initiatives by the spiritually-motivated have focused on the plight of the poor and oppressed, but the scope now is suddenly much broader. In researching my latest...

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