Sumeru News — Buddhist Studies

Dalit Learning & Humanist Buddhism in India

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A Toronto event focusing on Dr. Abedkar's Buddhist work with the Dalits (aka Untouchables) of India. Sponsored by the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto, the Munk School of Global Affairs and Foreign Policy, the Centre for South Asian Studies, and the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada. Thursday, October 25, 2018  

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Chris Ng and the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada

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I've known Chris Ng for more than 30 years now. She's one of those leading figures in the history of Buddhism in Canada who prefers to work in the background to make things happen for others. As a co-founder of the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada, she has been instrumental in funding courses and programs at the University of Toronto for more than a decade, as well as being a community organizer in many other capacities. I recently asked her if she would be kind enough to be interviewed about her work, for the benefit of posterity, and here is an...

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Happy Buddhist Christmakkah

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Happy Buddhist Christmakkah! Sumeru's gift to you is that we are now North America's largest independent Buddhist movie store, in addition to our book publishing activities, just in time for the holidays. Yes, you can find some of these films elsewhere, mostly at much higher prices from scalpers, but you will not find such a large curated collection anywhere else. I will also freely admit that Amazon will occasionally post ridiculously low prices for these films either as loss leaders to capture market share, or from third-party sellers who may or may not deliver as promised. With Sumeru, you can...

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Ho Centre for Buddhist Studies at U of T 1 year old

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A message from our director The Ho Centre is officially one year old! Thank you for your support throughout our first year, and we hope you will join us for what promises to be a busy second year. We have begun the year with our public workshop series on Tea and Buddhism. This series strives... Read more »

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XVIIIth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, Toronto

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The XVIIIth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies will be held in Toronto, August 20-25, 2017. Here is the agenda. Scroll down for the specific topics of panels, papers, and presentations… Congress Schedule *All event venues are at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus Saturday, August 19, 2017 15:00 – 18:00 Pre-registration (Bahen... Read more »

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