Sumeru will be publishing three important historical documents from the Buddhist Council of Canada, as part of our Buddhist Ephemera Project: Proceedings of the first National BCC Buddhist Congress (1989); and two issues of the Journal of the Buddhist Council of Canada (Vol. 1, No. 1, 1987 and Vol. 2, No. 1, 1988). Look for... Read more »
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When Panchen Otrul Rinpoche returned to Toronto from Lindsay, he bestowed the Yamantaka initiation. Since the hall at Tengye Ling was too small for the event, a room was rented on the top floor of the Library Sciences tower in Robarts Library on the U of T campus nearby. Throughout the entire second day of... Read more »
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In 1992, Panchen Otrul Rinpoche visited Toronto. He gave a number of teachings and initiations at Tengye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Temple and was then heading off to Lindsay to visit a number of Tibetan families who lived there. I volunteered to drive him and several Tibetans who were accompanying him. I picked everybody up on... Read more »
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All things are without inherent existence and subject to change. They arise and pass away. So it is with records of the evolution of Buddhism in Canada. For the benefit of future historians, Sumeru is undertaking a project to digitize significant Canadian Buddhist ephemera from the period prior to the year 2000. We hope that... Read more »
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