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Happy Buddhist Christmakkah

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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...

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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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Searching for the Heart of Sacred Space, Faith & Form review

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Our Sumeru book, SEARCHING FOR THE HEART OF SACRED SPACE: Buddhism, Landscape & Awakening, by Dennis Winters, was recently reviewed in Faith and Form, The Interfaith Journal on Religion, Art and Architecture Vol. XLVIII . No. 1. 2015. ISSN 00147001. Here’s the review. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Zen Masters of Japan – a conversation with Rick McDaniel

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Zen Masters of Japan The Second Step East Richard Bryan McDaniel Tuttle Publishing ISBN: 9784805312728 Hardcover, Published 11/5/2013 5.125 x 8, 288p. 20 b&w illustrations $22.95 From the publisher: Zen Masters of Japan is the second book in a series that traces Zen’s profoundly historic journey as it spread eastward from China and Japan, toward the United... Read more »

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Souls of Zen movie at the Japan Foundation in Toronto

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There will be a second screening of the Souls of Zen movie at the Japan Foundation in Toronto. Second screening! Friday, March 22  6:30 pm (doors open at 6 pm) Souls of Zen Dir. Tim Graf/PG/60 min/2010 In English and Japanese with English subtitles Souls of Zen presents perspectives on Buddhism as practiced by clergy, lay... Read more »

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