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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...
Southeast Asia Seminar Series Lecture in the Arts, Histories, Literatures, and Religions of Burma “Transcultural Intimacies and Infidelities Under Colonial Rule: The History of Contesting Intermarriage, Religion, Race, and Nation in Burma (Myanmar)” Chie Ikeya (Rutgers University) Thursday, October 24, 2013 2:00 – 4.00 pm Department for the Study of Religion Jackman Humanities Building, Room... Read more »
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Dear All, With students having begun planning their course schedules for the next academic year, I would like to send out the announcement of the new year-long Pali beginners course “Reading Pali with Burmese Manuscripts, I will be offering starting September, pasted below. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students of any level and... Read more »
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NEW ANNUAL LECTURE SERIES LECTURES IN THE ARTS, HISTORIES, LITERATURES AND RELIGIONS OF BURMA presented by the Southeast Asia Seminar Series Van Gennep’s Rites of Passage and Vipassana: What ‘Circular’ Life-cycle Rituals Might Look Like in Burma Gustaaf Houtman Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London; Adjunct Fellow, University... Read more »
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Myanmar Buddhist Temple (Calgary) has recently purchased the property at 2804, 14 Avenue, SE, Calgary T2A 0J7 and is at its new location. In other recent news from the temple… Dear Myanmar Canadian Friends, We are delighted to invite you to join in the New Year 2013 Community Alms Offering (Supaung Swan) to Sayadaw Dr. Cintita. And... Read more »
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