Earlier this year, Sumeru published Rimey Lama Chopa, translated by Glenn Mullin, with a foreward by Ven. Mathieu Ricard. Fifty percent of profits from sales of the book go to support Karuna-Shechen humanitarian projects in the Himalayas. Ven. Ricard’s recent opinion piece in The New York Times explains why it’s so important… http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/24/opinion/global/24iht-june24-ihtmag-ricard-30.html?_r=1
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It seems Lethbridge, long home to Japanese-Canadians, is also home to a little-known gem – the Nikka Yuko Garden. The garden and its 1967 genesis are described in fond detail in an article in a recent edition of the Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/prairie-zen/article1664531/ The garden’s own official website is: http://www.nikkayuko.com/
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If you know Canadian Buddhists helping abroad, let us know at The Sumeru Press. We would love to promote these initiatives on the Sumeru website. Conrad Richter, owner of Richter’s Herbs north of Toronto, has been managing Gaden Relief with a dedicated team of volunteers for many years. Their community development work has raised more... Read more »
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If you know Canadian Buddhists helping abroad, let us know at The Sumeru Press. We would love to promote these initiatives on the Sumeru website. Tony Makepeace, a Toronto photographer and visual arts instructor, has been working for years to assist villagers in eastern Nepal in obtaining sustainable, reliable, clean water through fog collection. The... Read more »
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HH the Karmapa has released “108 Things You Can Do to Help the Environment” – a PDF document produced at the First Conference on Environmental Protection for Kagyu Monasteries and Centres, which was held in Sarnath, India, in April 2009. It is inspiring, easy to read, and entirely relevant for everyone to read, regardless of... Read more »
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