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Upcoming Palyul Ottawa events

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Tulku Dawa will teach us on the following (based on your requests): Oct 18th, 19th (Wednesday & Thursday) & Oct 21st (Saturday) – continue the teachings on Bodhicaryavatara “The Way of the Bodhisattva” by Shantideva Oct 20th (Friday) – Public Talk – Meditation and It’s Benefits Oct 2017-Tulku Dawa Public Talk PDF Poster, or click on... Read more »

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Buddhist Literary Festival update

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Welcome to the Inaugural Buddhist Literary Festival As part of Toronto’s 28th Word on the Street Festival Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 (11 am – 6 pm) Harbourfront Centre, Toronto Booth 338 (Zone 3) Buddhism is a Religion, Philosophy, Psychology and Science. But, outside of the Academy, few are aware that it also has a... Read more »

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Contemplative walking

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I had the opportunity this week to take a walk in Gatineau National Park with Innen Ray Parchelo, the Tendai priest who runs the Padakun contemplative walking society (, along with a couple of other hardy sojourners. Ray is the author of Walk Like a Mountain: The Handbook of Buddhist Walking Practices (Sumeru 2012), and he will be... Read more »

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A Thousand Hands reviewed in Tricycle Magazine

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Here’s the review, from the summer 2017 issue…

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Buddhist Compassion Tzu Chi donation

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We are pleased to announce that Sumeru has made a $618 donation to the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada (Toronto branch), on behalf of the many Canadian Buddhist teachers, practitioners, and scholars who contributed to our book Lotus Petals in the Snow: Voices of Canadian Buddhist Women. Thank you to these noble bodhisattvas. Thank... Read more »

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