Sumeru News — Film

WALK WITH ME, Thich Nhat Hanh's new film here now

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WALK WITH ME, the new Thich Nhat Hanh documentary narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, is here now. To purchase your copy, here's the link: Walk With Me. And don't forget, we also have Thich Nhat Hahn's earlier film: Peace is Every Step. Get them together for free shipping.  

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Happy Buddhist Christmakkah

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Happy Buddhist Christmakkah! Sumeru's gift to you is that we are now North America's largest independent Buddhist movie store, in addition to our book publishing activities, just in time for the holidays. Yes, you can find some of these films elsewhere, mostly at much higher prices from scalpers, but you will not find such a large curated collection anywhere else. I will also freely admit that Amazon will occasionally post ridiculously low prices for these films either as loss leaders to capture market share, or from third-party sellers who may or may not deliver as promised. With Sumeru, you can...

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Zen cookery just in time for American Thanksgiving!

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How to Cook Your Life, the story of Tassajara Zen cook Edward Brown, now available on DVD from Sumeru. More here: https://sumeru-books.com/collections/films/products/how-to-cook-your-life During the summer of 2006, Doris Dörrie and her crew filmed Edward Brown at his cooking classes at the Buddhist center, Scheibbs in Austria and the two Californian Buddhist centers, the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center and the Zen Center in San Francisco, where he teaches people of all generations. How to Cook Your Life can change your view on cooking, eating and your own life. You will never again cut your vegetables the way you used to. About Edward Espe...

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Welcome to the new Sumeru Books website

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   We're pleased to introduce the new Sumeru Books site on the Shopify platform, which will give us a host of great new features to serve you better. For starters, we now offer fully secure e-commerce. You can now purchase from us directly as well as from the 3000+ online book stores who already represent us. You'll also find pages load faster (which is always nice). In addition to infrastructure, we have a few other new developments in the works... Buddhist films are coming soon! We have been busy forging relationships with a broad range of motion picture distributors around the...

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Film series on Buddhism and the Environment

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The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto has announced a new film series on Buddhism and The Environment. The series will showcase the work of three women in film, who will be in attendance for their respective films. These films are open to all. It all starts... Read more »

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