Sumeru News — Books

Shambhala Books launches children's imprint

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Shambhala Books is launching a children's imprint, in association with the Khyentse Foundation's Children's Book prize. Below is the information from their new press release. Although the submission date seems to have passed, making it impossible to submit a book for consideration, it is worth noting. Perhaps it was a typo and they meant 2019?... Here's what they are saying: We are delighted to announce that Shambhala is launching a children’s imprint named Bala Kids in the Fall of 2018. Bala Kids will be devoted to inspiring the next generation through the Buddhist values of compassion and wisdom. With a shared...

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Understanding the Tibetan Buddhist Temple

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I have been working on a book about Vajrayana shrine rooms for some time now. It comprises 158 photographs I took over several sessions at a large Buddhist temple in the Greater Toronto area, annotated by text I am writing to explain the objects featured in each photo. So far, the book is 122 pages, 11 x 8.5, in landscape format, full colour throughout. Once I get the text finished, it will probably run a bit longer. The book is in three parts: I - A Rosary of Precious Offerings to Enrich the Mind (the shrine room, altar and ritual objects)...

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Karmapa 900

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Karmapa 900 is a free e-book published by the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra at the request of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. The book covers the 900-year history of the Kargyu school of Vajrayana Buddhism in Tibet, and the lineage of the Karmapas. This is the third (revised) edition. The book is exquisitely designed, lavishly illustrated, and extensive in its detail. In short, it is an essential text for any serious practitioner or scholar of Vajrayana Buddhism. Here is the link: http://www.ktdpublications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/KARMAPA900_3rdEdition_e.pdf

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Practitioner's Guide to Ethics and Mindfulness-Based Interventions [reviewed]

Books Buddhist Psychology Ethics Meditation Mindfulness

Practitioner's Guide to Ethics and Mindfulness-Based Interventions Springer International PublishingISBN 978-3-319-64924-5418 pages, 2017 Editors: Monteiro, Lynette, Compson, Jane F., Musten, Frank $169.00 Hardcover / $129 E-book Full book details here From the publisher: This book focuses on the role of ethics in the application of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) and mindfulness-based programs (MBPs) in clinical practice. The book offers an overview of the role of ethics in the cultivation of mindfulness and explores the way in which ethics have been embedded in the curriculum of MBIs and MBPs. Chapters review current training processes and examine the issues around incorporating ethics into MBIs and MBPs...

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Welcome to the new Sumeru Books website

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   We're pleased to introduce the new Sumeru Books site on the Shopify platform, which will give us a host of great new features to serve you better. For starters, we now offer fully secure e-commerce. You can now purchase from us directly as well as from the 3000+ online book stores who already represent us. You'll also find pages load faster (which is always nice). In addition to infrastructure, we have a few other new developments in the works... Buddhist films are coming soon! We have been busy forging relationships with a broad range of motion picture distributors around the...

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