Sumeru News — Health

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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NEW Tibetan Medicine documentary

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THE KNOWLEDGE OF HEALING is a little-known documentary revealing the inner workings of Tibetan medical practice. As an introduction to the Buddhist perspective on health, and an overview of Tibetan treatment modalities, it is a unique resource for psychologists, therapists, mindfulness coaches, and other healthcare professionals interested in exploring options beyond traditional Western medicine. We are pleased to be able to make it available to a wider audience now, and invite you to find out more on the film's product page: THE KNOWLEDGE OF HEALING.

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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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Buddhist walking practice

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Sumeru author Innen Ray Parchelo speaks with Ted Meissner of the Secular Buddhist podcast… Chances are if you are on a silent meditation retreat, the primary focus is sitting practice. Not just on retreats, either; sitting has a dominant focus in contemplative practice, interspersed with periods of short walking which seem geared to loosen up... Read more »

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Vimalasara: You Are What You Think

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Vimalasara (Valerie Mason-John), from the Triratna Buddhist Community Vancouver Society, has a new video out on YouTube: You Are What You Think The event was at TEDx RenfrewCollingwood Vimalasara is also featured in a Tricycle series: Teachings for Uncertain Times. Her dharma talk and video can be found here: https://tricycle.org/trikedaily/vimalasara/

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