Now! Something healthy to put on your Dharmaburger, available at gazillions of healthy grocery stores. Made by Rawfoodz in Toronto (www.rawfoodz.ca). Here’s what they say about their ingredients… Why Organic? Being an organic company is the only option for us. We endorse the fact that none of our products contain pesticides, preservatives, hormones or antibiotics.... Read more »
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Shodo Spring is a Soto Zen teacher living in Minnesota, who is committed to engaged Buddhist practice. Earlier this summer, she published her Compassionate Earth Manifesto (see Sweeping Zen: http://sweepingzen.com/compassionate-earth-manifesto-shodo-spring). Next summer, she is planning to walk a significant portion of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline including portions through Alberta and Saskatchewan. She has also been... Read more »
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Victoria’s CHEK TV will air the award-winning 2005 documentary, The Fires That Burn, as part of their Docs from the Edge series. The film documents the life of Sister Elaine MacInnes, age 87, her journey, and her current activities with her Freeing The Human Spirit Foundation, that aims to promote spiritual understanding and bring meditation and... Read more »
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Kitchener-based ISARC is spearheading an interfaith initiative to end poverty in Ontario. To read a story about their latest project in Barrie, Ontario, click HERE. To find out more about ISARC and their work, click HERE. To read more about the Buddhist executive director of ISARC, Michael Skaljin, click HERE.
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There have been several news articles in the past few days about controversy surrounding the Second Global Conference on World’s Religions, happening tomorrow in Montréal. According to an article in the Edmonton Journal (originally appearing in the Montreal Gazette), His Holiness is “being duped into promoting Islamic fundamentalism.” Here’s the link for you to make... Read more »
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