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Chris Ng and the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada

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I've known Chris Ng for more than 30 years now. She's one of those leading figures in the history of Buddhism in Canada who prefers to work in the background to make things happen for others. As a co-founder of the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada, she has been instrumental in funding courses and programs at the University of Toronto for more than a decade, as well as being a community organizer in many other capacities. I recently asked her if she would be kind enough to be interviewed about her work, for the benefit of posterity, and here is an...

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INCOGNITO buddhist fiction blog review

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We recently received the INCOGNITO buddhist fiction blog review from Kimberley Beek. CANADIAN PUBLICATION Incognito: The Astounding Life of Alexandra David-Neel by Dianne Harke (Toronto: The Sumeru Press, Inc., 2016) Reviewed by Kimberly Beek Posted on February 28, 2017 by buddhistfictionblogger | Leave a comment Dianne Harke’s first novel, Incognito: The Astounding Life of Alexandra... Read more »

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INCOGNITO: The Astounding Life of Alexandra David-Neel, our first Young Adult Novel, now available

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INCOGNITO: The Astounding Life of Alexandra David-Neel By Dianne Harke YA Fiction Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969) was an astounding explorer and world-traveler. She was one of the first Westerners to visit Tibet, and voyaged extensively through Africa, India, China, Indochina, Japan and Europe – all at a time when women were rarely seen in such a pursuit! Author of... Read more »

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INCOGNITO – sneak peak of our first young adult novel

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We’re thrilled to announce the impending publication of our first Young Adult novel, due out next month! INCOGNITO: The Astounding Life of Alexandra David-Neel, by Dianne Harke                                       With 25 historical photos and 9 line drawings by... Read more »

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The Gathering of Intentions reviewed

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The Gathering of Intentions A History of a Tibetan Tantra Jacob P. Dalton Columbia University Press ISBN: 9780231176002, 272 pages, Hardcover, $60.00 / £44.00 E-book edition also available FROM THE PUBLISHER The Gathering of Intentions reads a single Tibetan Buddhist ritual system through the movements of Tibetan history, revealing the social and material dimensions of an ostensibly timeless... Read more »

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