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Buddhism in Canada

I've started updating the Candian Buddhism Directory after a long hiatus. If you seen centres with wrong information of typos, please let me know. There are more than 600 centres and each one takes 5-10 minutes to update, so I should be on this project for quite a while.

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GEMS: an introduction to Canadian Buddhism

Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Sumeru Books Teacher Stories Temple Stories

Sumeru is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of   GEMS AN INTRODUCTION TO CANADIAN BUDDHISM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND THE YOUNG AT HEART   The author is Ken Tanaka. Several years ago he wrote a similar book for the US market, which was published by BDK America, the U.S. branch of Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai, the Society for the Promotion of Buddhism, an international organization with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Late last year he approached me about doing a Canadian version and sent me the manuscript. The original obviously needed all the US references stripped out and Canadian ones put in....

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An award for meritorious service

Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Publishing Sumeru Books

At the Buddhist Literary Festival of Canada 2021, I received an "pioneer recognition in gratitude" award as an early Buddhist community leader and publisher.  

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Buddhist Literary Festival Canada 2021

Books Buddhism in Canada Events

Buddhist Literary Festival Canada 2021  Friday-Sunday, December 10–12, 2021 2–5 p.m. EST Daily Online and free Register here: https://uoft.me/cricevents

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Ajahn Sona off the grid

Buddhism in Canada Eco Action Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues

My latest column for Buddhistdoor Global... https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/ajahn-sona-off-the-grid

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