As my mother used to say: “Old age ain’t for wimps.” Now that baby boomers are entering their golden years, how to practice the Dharma as a senior and how to hang on to a Sangha have become more widely pondered issues. We recently received the following request, in that light, and are seeking advice... 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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Virtuous Silence: Buddhism and the Unforgetting of the 1976 Massacre in Bangkok Southeast Asia Seminar Series Thongchai Winichakul Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison Friday, March 8, 2013, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM LOCATION: SS 3130, Political Science Conference Room, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street, Toronto Register Online at: http://www.munk.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?EventId=13572 The 6th October... Read more »
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Via the Shambhala Sun: Shambhala teacher Paul Warwick dies Shambhala teacher Paul Warwick died at his home in Bellingham, Washington, on February 2. He was a mentor to many in the Shambhala community, serving in numerous capacities across the organization since meeting Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1974. With his wife, Acharya Jenny Warwick, he helped establish... Read more »
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Anthony Kennedy Warder – in memoriam via Christoph Emmrich Professor A.K. Warder was born in England September 8, 1924 and passed away at the age of 88 on January 8, 2013. He studied Sanskrit and Pali at the University of London (SOAS). His doctoral thesis, later published under the title Pali Metre: A Contribution to the... Read more »
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