Sumeru News — Environmental Issues

Wutai Shan Kawarthas project meets headwinds

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Sumeru has been covering the conflict for some time now between Cham Shan Temple’s project to build a replica of Wutai Shan and the other three sacred Buddhist mountains from China in the Kawartha Lakes District of Ontario vs. the Ontario government’s plan to site three wind farms near the properties. Now the CBC has picked... Read more »

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Fossil Free Faith Canada

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Here’s a group called Fossil Free Faith: Canada’s Interfaith Divestment Network: fossilfreefaith.ca They are also on Facebook and Twitter. These two Buddhist groups are listed on their site: One Earth Sangha — http://www.oneearthsangha.org/ Ecological Buddhism — http://www.ecobuddhism.org/ Neither is Canadian. I urge Canadian Sanghas to join this network and support a fossil free future!  

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Searching for the Heart of Sacred Space, Faith & Form review

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Our Sumeru book, SEARCHING FOR THE HEART OF SACRED SPACE: Buddhism, Landscape & Awakening, by Dennis Winters, was recently reviewed in Faith and Form, The Interfaith Journal on Religion, Art and Architecture Vol. XLVIII . No. 1. 2015. ISSN 00147001. Here’s the review. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Searching for the Heart of Sacred Space, OALA book review

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The Ontario Association of Landscape Architects recently reviewed Searching for the Heart of Sacred Space, by Dennis Winters (Sumeru, 2014). Here’s the review… Click on each page to enlarge the image.      

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One Earth Sangha seeks volunteers

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Consider yourself an ecosattva? One Earth Sangha is a global organization looking for volunteers. Have a look…

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