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
His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 60th anniversary in India was celebrated on March 31 with a day of festivities. Many wonderful speeches and musical presentations. I wanted to embed the video here, but could not find the original outside of Facebook, so I am posting the link to the Dalai Lama's Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/DalaiLama/?hc_ref=ARTc4QDiRsJZiO5QJPVVE3LbqYGL-Gnp9xyYVedqlaouU3ifE6cnxkroTH6Ny996aNU His Holiness' 15-minute speech begins at about 2:03:00 in the video.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar -- The Untold Truth This is the story of Dr. Ambedkar, India's modern saint, unflinching advocate for the oppressed castes, framer of the modern Indian constitution, and convert to Buddhism along with millions of his followers. This is the Ambedkar movie India has suppressed for 17 years. It was broadcast only once, and never again. HERE is an article from the Times of India explaining the political context. In light of recent events, and a wish to bring the voice of Engaged Buddhism to important social issues, we present this video. Dr. Ambedkar's story should be much more...
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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...
Wisdom Winds is a new Buddhist monthly magazine just launched in India. Here’s their press release: http://magazine.wisdomwinds.com/media/launch-of-wisdomwinds/
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