Robert Y.C. Ho, a scion of a historic Hong Kong family, is the chairman of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, which supports study in the fields of Buddhism, Chinese art and culture. The Tung Lin Kok Yuen charity, set up by his grandmother in Hong Kong in 1935, is currently based in Vancouver.... Read more »
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Gary Ho is chief executive officer of the Vancouver-based Canadian chapter of the global Tzu Chi Buddhist Relief Foundation, founded by Dharma Master Cheng Yen in 1966. In a recent edition of The Province, he was profiled in an excellent piece explaining a bit about the organization’s work: http://www.theprovince.com/news/Faith+Buddhism+Compassion+Relief+Foundation+Canada/8436662/story.html
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HIGH PLAINS DOCTOR follows Isaac Sobol, Chief Medical Officer of Nunavut, on his tenth medical mission in a remote Tibetan village. The film shows the natural and cultural beauty of Northern Canada and Eastern Tibet and reveals disquieting parallels facing these traditional peoples. HIGH PLAINS DOCTOR contains footage that will never be seen again. In... Read more »
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I saw this picture on my cousin’s FB page. My cousin, Mickey Glantz, is a world-renowned climatologist from Boulder, CO. (http://fragilecologies.com) When the Vietnamese and Americans normalized relations after the Vietnam war, he was the first person they invited to visit. He designed the badge while he was in Kathmandu recently for a climate change conference.... Read more »
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We are pleased to announce that we distributed more than $350 in donations from the Sumeru Press for 2012. Recipients included a temple in Canada, a charity in Nepal and a monastery in India. The funds were raised through crowdsourcing.
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