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Guns and Engaged Buddhism

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This excerpt is from my recently-published book, BODHISATTVA 4.0: A Primer for Engaged Buddhists. It's one of 108 topics. This one is about guns, and it comes from the section of the book on violence. In all, the book has more than 500 online resources for deeper study and networking. https://sumeru-books.com/products/bodhisattva-4-0 GUNS “On an average day in America, seven children and teens will be shot dead.” Gary Younge, Another Day in the Death of America There is no Buddhist justification for guns. There is no way to “normalize” gun violence. There is no karmic upside to the business of making and selling guns,...

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Bernie Glassman tribute

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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

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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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Amitabha Memorial Puja for Lama Namse Rinpoche

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Amitabha Memorial Puja for Lama Namse Rinpoche

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.

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Albert Low memorial

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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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