New College at the University of Toronto has just received a large endowment pledge from the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada, to develop and sustain a program in “Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health.” This is an important step forward for Buddhist Studies in Canada! Read the press release here: http://www.news.utoronto.ca/campus-news/new-program-endowment-helps-to-expand-buddhist-studies-at-the-university-of.html
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Buddhism in Canada (www.buddhismcanada.com), a directory of Canadian Buddhist temples, centres, associations, groups, etc. is partnering with The Sumeru Press for an important upgrade to their web service. The original site was created in 1997 and has been maintained by George Klima with some assistance from Chris Ng and others. The new version, being designed by Justin... Read more »
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If you feel you are not getting the complete picture about life in Sri Lanka from the Canadian and American news media, you may find www.lankaweb.com an insightful alternative. It provides news coverage, Buddhist perspectives, and opinion from a wide range of contributors.
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Karma Tekchen Zabsal Ling in Aurora has been hard at work completing their main shrine room. The right side shrine alcoves are now home to a set of exquisite rupas of the 21 Taras. The left side shrine alcoves are now home to Mahakala, Dzambhala and the Dzambhala Buddha Families. Many other enhancements have also... Read more »
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On April 18 and 19, 2009, the University of Toronto will be hosting this year’s Numata Conference, with the theme: Buddhist Training in Japan. The conference is free and open to the general public. Sumeru will be attending. For more information about the conference schedule and the presenters, CLICK HERE
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