Sumeru News — Humanistic Buddhism

Two new Sumeru books

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LIVING NEMBUTSU: Applying Shinran’s Radically Engaged Buddhism in Life and Society -- Jeff Wilson and ENGAGED BUDDHISM IN JAPAN: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Exemplars -- Jonathan S. Watts Volume 1 An Engaged Buddhist History of Japan from Its Origins to the Dawn of the 21st Century

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Dalit Learning & Humanist Buddhism in India

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A Toronto event focusing on Dr. Abedkar's Buddhist work with the Dalits (aka Untouchables) of India. Sponsored by the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto, the Munk School of Global Affairs and Foreign Policy, the Centre for South Asian Studies, and the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada. Thursday, October 25, 2018  

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International Buddhist Progress Society Ottawa new temple update

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I had posted earlier, in June, about how the IBPS Ottawa was moving at the end of 2018 from their location downtown on Scott Street to a new temple they are building in Richmond, ON (an outer suburb of Ottawa). Here's a link to that post: A few days ago, the Ottawa Citizen ran a story on the move. Here's a link to that story: The article also ran in the newspaper's sister publication, the Ottawa Sun (for a different demographic audience, I assume).    

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Canada’s newest Buddhist Temple

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Canada’s newest Buddhist Temple is the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple Waterloo – Buddha’s Light Centre, which was inaugurated last week. Here’s a photo…                   More pictures from the opening ceremony

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Fo Guang Shan Temple Waterloo

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FGS hosted the official opening of their new temple in Waterloo, Ontario, yesterday. Their new contact information has been posted on the Canadian Buddhism website. The presiding nun was the abbess of FGS Temple, Ven. Yung Ku. FGS Toronto has operated the Lotus Tea House, a Buddhist vegetarian restaurant, in Waterloo since 2003. Photos courtesy... Read more »

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