Sumeru News — Buddhism around the World

Woodenfish 2019 info and application

Buddhism around the World China Mahayana Retreats

Woodenfish 2019  Humanistic Buddhist Monastic Life Program​​ Now Accepting Applications! What's it like? Watch scenes from previous years! https://youtu.be/Z9C-CHMo32U What do participants have to say? Read testimonials! Program Duration Dates: July 1st to July 28th, 2019 Applications for the 2019 Summer Humanistic Buddhist Monastic Life Program will open February 1st, with a final deadline of April 30th.​ We will consider applications on a rolling basis. Please submit your application as soon as possible to increase your chance of acceptance. If you have particular questions, please fully read the detailed information below and refer to our Frequently Asked Questions.  Program Locale In order to provide our students with a truly unique...

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Carving the Divine

Art Buddhism around the World Japan

Carving the Divine is a documentary film about the art and craft of making Buddha statues, in the Japanese Shingon tradition. It looks wonderful!  

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World Parliament of Religions Buddhist pre-event Toronto 2018

Buddhism around the World Conferences North American Buddhism Toronto

The North American Buddhist Alliance is hosting a one-day, Buddhist gathering at the University of Toronto on October 31, the day before the World Parliament of Religions convenes. Tickets are available through Eventbrite, and the day (10 am - 5 pm) is free, but space is limited. I'll be there and hope to see you! Here are the event poster and press release. Conference poster as PDF Conference press release as PDF

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Sumeru author Glen Choi on being Korean-Canadian

Books Buddhism around the World Buddhism in Canada Korea Zen

Glen Choi, whose book Beginning, Middle & Zen was just published by Sumeru, was recently interviewed by the Korea-Canada blog. Here's the link: https://korcan50years.com/2018/06/05/feat-a-korean-canadian-glen-choi/

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First International Buddhist Bhikkuni Forum Toronto 2018

Buddhism around the World Buddhism in Canada Practice! Toronto Women

First International Buddhist Bhikkuni Forum May 26-27, 2018 OISE, University of Toronto, 252 Bloor Street West Here is the press release... This is our first international forum bringing together Buddhist practitioners and scholars of Buddhism, with a focus of exploring and encouraging the involvement of women in the practice and teaching of Buddhism.  By discussing the unique experiences of women who practise Buddhism around the world, we hope to find ways to support fellow practitioners on their various paths. For more information, please visit  Website: http://nakkbi.org/ibbf2018/ In 21st century, the ancient wisdom of the East, like a thousand-petalled lotus blooming with...

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