Sumeru News — Health
21 Days to Die: The Canadian Guide to End of Life
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Coming soon! ISBN 978-1-896559-72-8 (pbk) / $19.95 CAD 160 pages, 6.14 x 9.21 in / Illustrated (charts + diagrams) About the Book For most people with advancing diseases, there are signs that death will be soon. Diseases have many trajectories, but at a certain stage, the ceasing of life becomes certain, with a predictable sequence. At 21 days, there are usually no more treatment options with any real promise of quality of life. Death is a mystery, and we don’t want to take all the mystery away. However, there are steps we each can take to be fully, effectively present...
UX for Buddhists
My latest column for Buddhistdoor Global: A meditation on user experience design, running a hospital, chaplaincy, and community development in Buddhist centres. https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/ux-for-buddhists
Kalyanamitra: A Model for Buddhist Spiritual Care
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Happily beginning editing and design on Rev. Monica Sanford's new book, KALYANAMITRA: A Model for Buddhist Spiritual Care, which will be the 2nd book in our Chaplaincy Training series, along with A THOUSAND HANDS: A Guide to Caring For Your Buddhist Community. Aiming for publication in Autumn 2020.
Occupy This Body at the AAR
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I've just been informed that OCCUPY THIS BODY: A Buddhist Memoir, by Sharon A. Suh, will be featured in a book panel at the American Academy of Religion conference in Boston in November 2020. https://sumeru-books.com/products/occupy-this-body
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...