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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Sumeru will be publishing three important historical documents from the Buddhist Council of Canada, as part of our Buddhist Ephemera Project: Proceedings of the first National BCC Buddhist Congress (1989); and two issues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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In 1977, Toronto’s first Tibetan store opened, in a renovated white bungalow on the south side of Scollard Street in Yorkville. The proprietor was Tashi Lhanendapo. At that time, there were very few Tibetans living in Ontario, let alone Toronto. The few who had moved here from their landing place in Montreal in 1971 had... Read more »
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