Sumeru News — History

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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Vesak 1981

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As we celebrate Vesak this year with a splendid coming-together in Mississauga’s Celebration Square, and with messages from the Prime Minister of Canada, the President of the United States, and such, it’s important to remember how far we’ve come. Here’s a picture, kindly sent to me by Suwanda Sugunasiri, of Toronto’s (and Canada’s) first joint... Read more »

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BC Buddhist Temple receives historical designation

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The Lytton Joss House, perhaps the first BC Buddhist Temple, opened in 1883, has been officially recognized as a Chinese Historical Places Site by the BC government. Here’s the full story from the local newspaper: http://www.ash-cache-journal.com/news/367425981.html The Lions Gate Buddhist Priory in Lytton has been actively campaigning for this acknowledgement and performing annual rituals at the... Read more »

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Sumeru catalogue 2016

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We are pleased to release our catalogue of books from The Sumeru Press for 2016. You can download the catalogue here: Sumeru catalogue 2016  

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Alexandra David Neel YA bio

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Next up from Sumeru… INCOGNITO, a novel of Alexandra David Neel. Here’s a sneak peek.

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