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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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Thoughts for today: Khandro La Tseringma

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EH MA HO (Excerpted from an interview with Khadro-la conducted by Ven Roger Kunsang, and featured in Mandala magazine, August 2008) Ven. Roger Kunsang: Can you tell me why you left Tibet? “I didn’t have the intention, and I didn’t have the money to travel. I followed a sign that came in my dreams. There... Read more »

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Liberation Through Seeing – extended preview

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Here’s a high definition extended preview of Canadian filmmaker David Cherniack’s upcoming feature called Thongdrol: Liberation Through Seeing, about the Karma Gadri tradition of Vajrayana Tibetan Buddhist thankga painting, fostered by the Karmapa lineage. New Preview of Thongdrol: Liberation through Seeing from David Cherniack on Vimeo.

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Karmapa’s 900th birthday celebration

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Bodhi Day 2010 (December 8th) was the launch of the 900th Kagyu Monlam – celebrating the birth of the first Karmapa in 1110 c.e. Celebrations will be global and run for the entire year. Details from the official Kagyu Monlam site can be found here: http://karmapa900.org/index.html Stay tuned for information on plans for Canadian events.

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