Sumeru author Innen Ray Parchelo speaks with Ted Meissner of the Secular Buddhist podcast… Chances are if you are on a silent meditation retreat, the primary focus is sitting practice. Not just on retreats, either; sitting has a dominant focus in contemplative practice, interspersed with periods of short walking which seem geared to loosen up... Read more »
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa will give a free public talk Mindfulness and Environmental Responsibility at Convocation Hall, U of T, on the afternoon of May 31, 2017 Here is the link for further information: http://buddhiststudies.utoronto.ca/events/karmapa-public-talk/
We recently received the INCOGNITO buddhist fiction blog review from Kimberley Beek. CANADIAN PUBLICATION Incognito: The Astounding Life of Alexandra David-Neel by Dianne Harke (Toronto: The Sumeru Press, Inc., 2016) Reviewed by Kimberly Beek Posted on February 28, 2017 by buddhistfictionblogger | Leave a comment Dianne Harke’s first novel, Incognito: The Astounding Life of Alexandra... Read more »
Tricycle letter to the editor… When Tricycle did a round-up of the growth of Buddhism in North America for their 25th anniversary issue this past Fall 2016, the giant map was completely empty, north of the 49th parallel (not counting Alaska). As a Canadian, that upset me enough to write them a letter, which, I... Read more »
Here is a link to our free e-book UNDERSTANDING THE CHINESE BUDDHIST TEMPLE, by Karma Yönten Gyatso. Available through Buddhanet under a Creative Commons copyright granted by the author. http://www.buddhistelibrary.org/en/displayimage.php?album=4&pid=1829#top_display_media A print edition of the book is available as well, through your favourite online bookseller.