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Kalyanamitra volume II contents

Buddhism of the Future Buddhist Psychology Chaplaincy Engaged Buddhism Practice! Sumeru Books

Rev. Dr. Monica Sanford has just sent me the table of contents for volume II of her Buddhist chaplaincy textbook, Kalyanamitra: A Model for Buddhist Spiritual Care. We are aiming for editing to be completed in June, which means it will be published this summer, 2021! Here's what will be inside: Kalyanamitra: A Model for Buddhist Spiritual CareVolume II: Praxis Table of ContentsDedication / Acknowledgements / Introduction   Chapter 1: Pragmatic Skills for Every Context           Presence          Not Being Present        Being Present in Meditation & Daily Life          Being Present in Spiritual Care Being Present for Yourself: Reflexivity Listening & Responding           Not Listening   Listening         Responding Appropriately        Responding to Difficulty          Empathy & Compassion           On Being Open-HeartedFour Divine Abodes     Empathic...

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Maker Culture

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Here's my latest column from Buddhistdoor Global in Hong Kong. It's about maker culture. https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/maker

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Pyrrho's Way reviewed by Kirkus Reviews

Buddhist Psychology Pyrrho Secular Buddhism Sumeru Books Zen

A charismatic and thoughtful look at the value of Pyrrhonism in the 21st century.

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Pyrrho's Way reviewed by San Francisco Review of Books

Buddhist Psychology Pyrrho Secular Buddhism Sumeru Books Zen

Star Rating: 4.5 / 5 San Francisco Review of Books. Full review here.

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Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism

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There's a new Buddhist centre in town, and it is unique in its approach. The Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism, just launched in 2019, focuses on psychotherapy from a Buddhist perspective. In addition to counselling and workshops for patients, it is also dedicated to training professionals in the counselling field. Find out more here:  http://appliedbuddhism.ca/ As described on their website,  AN EDUCATIONAL HUB FOR MINDFULNESS AND COUNSELLING Established in 2019, the Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism aims to provide educational programming that focuses on the application of the Buddhist teachings in contemporary societies through collaboration with educational institutions and Buddhist communities...

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