Sumeru News — Education

Chris Ng and the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada

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I've known Chris Ng for more than 30 years now. She's one of those leading figures in the history of Buddhism in Canada who prefers to work in the background to make things happen for others. As a co-founder of the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada, she has been instrumental in funding courses and programs at the University of Toronto for more than a decade, as well as being a community organizer in many other capacities. I recently asked her if she would be kind enough to be interviewed about her work, for the benefit of posterity, and here is an...

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Buddhist Compassion Tzu Chi donation 2018

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In 2017 we were able to give a donation of $618 to the Buddhist Compassion Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada. This represented the proceeds from sales of Lotus Petals in the Snow, our anthology of writings by Canadian Buddhist women. This year we are making another donation of $136. This represents the proceeds from further sales of the book, plus some proceeds from sales of an Buddhist Astrology. What do these donations support? Here is a run-down of where Tzu Chi's donations went in 2017: Daily breakfasts for nearly 500 students in 12 schools Bursaries and school supplies for 1,265 students Paid...

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Ho Centre for Buddhist Studies at U of T 1 year old

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A message from our director The Ho Centre is officially one year old! Thank you for your support throughout our first year, and we hope you will join us for what promises to be a busy second year. We have begun the year with our public workshop series on Tea and Buddhism. This series strives... Read more »

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CJBS 12 published

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CJBS 12 published The Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies, volume 12, is now available online, as the above image indicates. Here is the link for the live version of the press release: http://mailchi.mp/a5c97c383663/newly-published-canadian-journal-of-buddhist-studies-12-2017?e=b01a50072d  

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A Thousand Hands reviewed in Tricycle Magazine

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Here’s the review, from the summer 2017 issue…

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