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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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World Parliament of Religions 2018 Toronto

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The World Parliament of Religions (est. 1893) will be holding its 7th Parliament. This one will be in Toronto, November 1-7, 2018. Approximately 10,000 people are expected to attend. Here is a link to the event website. Are you going? Are you planning a program with colleagues? What will be the North American Buddhist presence? A search of their blog for the key term "buddhist" only turns up five posts, the most recent of which is from 2011. Let's start the conversation...

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Indonesian Buddhist Fellowship of Canada presents

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Indonesian Buddhist Fellowship of Canada  presents:  1. One Day Meditation Retreat – “Anapanasati” Sunday, September 17, 2017 From: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm Place: Toronto Maha Vihara 4698 Kingston Road, Scarborough,  M1E 2P9  ·       All are welcome ·       Please bring your own lunch ·       Light refreshment will be provided ·   ... Read more »

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Buddhist walking practice

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Sumeru author Innen Ray Parchelo speaks with Ted Meissner of the Secular Buddhist podcast… Chances are if you are on a silent meditation retreat, the primary focus is sitting practice. Not just on retreats, either; sitting has a dominant focus in contemplative practice, interspersed with periods of short walking which seem geared to loosen up... Read more »

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