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The Ambedkar movie India has suppressed for 17 years

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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

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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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Zen cookery just in time for American Thanksgiving!

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How to Cook Your Life, the story of Tassajara Zen cook Edward Brown, now available on DVD from Sumeru. More here: https://sumeru-books.com/collections/films/products/how-to-cook-your-life During the summer of 2006, Doris Dörrie and her crew filmed Edward Brown at his cooking classes at the Buddhist center, Scheibbs in Austria and the two Californian Buddhist centers, the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center and the Zen Center in San Francisco, where he teaches people of all generations. How to Cook Your Life can change your view on cooking, eating and your own life. You will never again cut your vegetables the way you used to. About Edward Espe...

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Welcome to the new Sumeru Books website

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   We're pleased to introduce the new Sumeru Books site on the Shopify platform, which will give us a host of great new features to serve you better. For starters, we now offer fully secure e-commerce. You can now purchase from us directly as well as from the 3000+ online book stores who already represent us. You'll also find pages load faster (which is always nice). In addition to infrastructure, we have a few other new developments in the works... Buddhist films are coming soon! We have been busy forging relationships with a broad range of motion picture distributors around the...

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Nepal fundraiser in Toronto

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Via Yulokod Studios… Please pass on to whomever may be interested….. A Special Documentary Benefit Screening at Innis College: Blessings: The Tsokyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet June 21st 6:30pm – Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Drive, Toronto Friends, As you know, on April 25th and again on May 12th Nepal was struck by two destructive... Read more »

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