Richard Bryan McDaniel, chronicler of all things Zen in the West, forwarded this Bernie Glassman Roshi tribute, and asked if I would publish it here. I heartily agreed. Personal Impressions About Zen master and Social Activist Bernie Glassman Roshi by Monika Jion Winklemann, Dharmaholder, Zen Peacemaker Circles. Founder, Not-Knowing-Sangha Bonn International The news reached me Sunday night through my ex. “Did you hear that Bernie died?” No, I hadn't. For once, I hadn't been on Facebook for a few hours because I had been attending, with my sister, a concert and a reading by the actress Iris Berben in memory of...
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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...
AMITABHA MEMORIAL PUJA FOR LAMA NAMSE RINPOCHE NOV 25 & 26, 2017 In honor of the Venerable Lama Namse Rinpoche, there will be an Amitabha Tsok on November 25 and 26, led by Khenpo Tsulnam Rinpoche. A vegetarian lunch will be served. Everyone is invited to attend this two-day puja in honour of the founding Resident Lama of Karma Sonam Dargye Ling.
In Memory of Albert Low Richard Bryan McDaniel Albert Low, the Director of the Montreal Zen Center, died on the morning of January 27. He was 87 years old. In 2013, I had arranged to interview Albert and four of his students for a book I was writing on the second generation of Zen teachers... Read more »
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Albert Low, long-time director of the Montreal Zen Centre, has passed away, peacefully in his sleep, during the early morning hours of January 27th, 2016. Gate, gate, para gate, para sam gate. Bodhi, sva ha. Here is the statement from the Montreal Zen Centre: We at the Montreal Zen Center are mourning the recent death... Read more »
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