The journal Foreign Policy recently ran an excellent article about issues facing Tibetan children of interracial marriages. Some of the people and stories covered in the article are from Canada, where we have a sizeable Tibetan Canadian community, and a significant number of Tibetan Canadian steppe children. The pull-quote from the article reads: After more... Read more »
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I just signed the petition “New Kadampa Tradition: We request that you immediately cease the provocative protests and yelling at the public teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.” on Change.org. It’s important. Will you sign it too? Here’s the link: http://www.change.org/petitions/new-kadampa-tradition-we-request-that-you-immediately-cease-the-provocative-protests-and-yelling-at-the-public-teachings-of-his-holiness-the-dalai-lama?recruiter=38324271&utm_campaign=signature_receipt&utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petition
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Colin Boyd Shafer is the Toronto photographer behind the “Cosmopolis Project.” Here’s how he describes it on his website, cosmopolistoronto.com: Welcome to Cosmopolis Toronto Cosmopolis Toronto should speak to modern day Toronto (including the Greater Toronto Area) – a city that some argue is the most cosmopolitan in the world. For this project, I set out on a yearlong... Read more »
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Via Lower Mainland Buddhism… Call for Papers: Buddhism and Politics in the Twenty-First Century University of British Columbia | June 6 to 7, 2014 Abstracts and biographies due: March 13, 2014 Papers due: May 23, 2014 The program committee welcomes proposals for papers from academics, professionals, and graduate students interested by the influence of Buddhism in contemporary politics.... Read more »
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Of late there has been some news coverage about the controversy in the Kawarthas about a proposed wind farm for electricity generation that the Ontario government wants to build beside four retreat centres being built by Cham Shan Temple. Cham Shan is not the only organization opposing the new facility; there are a variety of... Read more »
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