Sumeru News — Movies

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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Edmonton’s Truc Lam Monastery features in documentary

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Via the Edmonton Journal… Movie preview: Edmonton filmmaker explores diversity in Brothers in the Buddha EDMONTON – When Beth Wishart MacKenzie taught world religion at the University of Alberta, she visited a local Buddhist monastery and decided a film about an aspiring monk could educate Edmontonians about the diversity within. Her locally shot and produced... 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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Shambhala Sun Foundation online auction 2014

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The Eighth Annual Shambhala Sun Foundation Online Auction runs from November 24 – December 9. Here is a sneak peak at the site, and what has already been donated (including some great books published by Sumeru)… Interested in letting the world know about your Buddhist organization or initiative? Consider donating items for the event. The... Read more »

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