Sumeru News — Meditation

New Paths in Teaching Buddhist Studies conference wrap-up

Buddhism of the Future Buddhist Studies Chaplaincy Conferences Meditation Toronto

Videos of the presentations from the New Paths in Teaching Buddhist Studies conference hosted by the Ho Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto will be available in the not-too-distant future. Meanwhile, I was asked by the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies to write up a brief report on the panel, "Complicating Meditation in the Classroom," in which I was one of the presenters. Here it is:

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Two mindfulness workshops in Toronto

Buddhist Psychology Meditation Mindfulness Psychology Toronto Vipassana Women Workshop Youth

Visiting Buddhist teacher Ms Supawan Green will be in Toronto on July 22 and 23, 2019 and will be delivering two free workshops, sponsored by the U of T Buddhist Contemplative Care Society and the Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism. Bringing Your Mental Self Home: a mindfulness approach for women facing trauma, loss and life changes Monday, July 22, 7-8:30 pm Room 25, Woodsworth College Residence, University of Toronto 321 Bloor Street West (east of St. George Street) For further information / to RSVP Email or Call Jane at 647-308-5880 A Mindfulness Approach for Anxiety and Depression in University...

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Young Adult Meditation Retreat

Meditation North American Buddhism Ontario Retreats Youth

Many of us who are longtime Buddhist practitioners worry about the lack of uptake from young people, or, more specifically, the lack of programs designed for them. I often wonder if the problem is not lack of interest, but lack of meaningful opportunities. Consequently, I was delighted to receive this notice from True North Insight about a Young Adult Meditation Retreat they will be hosting in August 2019.

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Mindful Moment

Alberta Buddhism in Canada Meditation Mindfulness Sumeru Books Theravada

MINDFUL MOMENT 52 Weeks of Mindfulness Exercises + Reflections Bonnie Sumanā Ryan-Fisher Coming Soon from Sumeru... Here's a sneak peek at one of our first books out for the 2018 catalogue. And the table of contents:

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Elucidating Tathagatagarbha

Buddhist Psychology Meditation Nyingma Sumeru Books Vajrayana

Elucidating Tathagatagarbha is a book by Master Tam Shek-wing, presenting the Nyingma view of Fourfold Dependent Origination as the coalescence of the Madhyamaka and Yogacara perspectives. Part I of the book is an explanation of the essence and function of Tathagatagarbha. Part II is a condensed poetic commentary in praise of Nagarjuna's Fourfold Dependent Origination. Part III is a detailed unpacking of the stanzas, explaining the relationship between Tathagatagarbha and Fourfold Dependent Origination, with reference to texts by Nagarjuna, Asanga, and others, along with commentaries by subsequent teachers from the Chinese and Tibetan traditions. I have just finished substantive editing (a one-year process),...

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