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Ottawa Sand Mandala event

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There will be an Ottawa Sand Mandala event on October 11-13 at City Hall. Here is the poster (which I designed).

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Sand Mandala 2018 Ottawa

Art Buddhism in Canada Dance Events Initiation Nyingma Ottawa Visiting Teachers

Sand Mandala 2018 - Echoes of the Sacred October 11-14 (Save the date - Preliminary announcement) We are pleased to announce that His Holiness along with Vajra master Khenchen Tsewang and the monks of the Palyul Namdroling monastery will demonstrate the sacred ritual art of the creation and dissolution of a sand mandala dedicated to the deities of wisdom compassion. This 4 day event will also include ritual initiation ceremonies, a fund-raising bazaar, Tibetan food, masked Lama dances, and a performance of sacred music and chants from the Tibetan ritual called Chöd ("Cutting through the ego"). Please check the website www.palyulottawa.org...

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Two new books from Sumeru

China New Nyingma Sumeru Books Tibet Vajrayana Zen

Two new books from Sumeru, just in time for Buddha's birthday! Beginning, Middle & Zen: Tales from Canada to Korea and Back Again, by Glen Choi Elucidating Tathagatagarbha, by Master Tam Shek-wing

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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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The Gathering of Intentions reviewed

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The Gathering of Intentions A History of a Tibetan Tantra Jacob P. Dalton Columbia University Press ISBN: 9780231176002, 272 pages, Hardcover, $60.00 / £44.00 E-book edition also available FROM THE PUBLISHER The Gathering of Intentions reads a single Tibetan Buddhist ritual system through the movements of Tibetan history, revealing the social and material dimensions of an ostensibly timeless... Read more »

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