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My Buddha Is Pink

LGBTQ Practice! Sumeru Books Theravada

Our next book, My Buddha is Pink: Buddhism for the Modern Homosexual, by Richard Harrold, is almost ready to launch. Look for it on Vesak 2019 (May 19).

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ECODHARMA, by David Loy, reviewed

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Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis David Loy Wisdom Publications, 2019 ISBN 978-1-61429-382-8 ebook ISBN 978-1-61429-398-9 240 pages Buddhists: we have a problem! The transcendentalists see liberation as escape from this world of dukkha. The mindfulness proponents see liberation as adjusting our perspective to fit in better with this world, without the dukkha. Both views are dualistic mis-interpretations holding us back from engaged practice, because they are both based on an individualistic approach. My enlightenment. My liberation. My suffering. People all over the planet are waking up to the fact that our current “business as usual” approach to civilization is...

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THE WEALTHY BUDDHIST now available

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Our latest title, THE WEALTHY BUDDHIST: Buddhist Ethics, Right Livelihood, and the Value of Money, by Rod Burylo, is now available! Click on the red title to see more...

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Exploring the Challenges of the Bodhisattva Path Ottawa workshops

Ottawa Practice! Workshop

Exploring the Challenges of the Bodhisattva Path June 28, 2018 7 - 9 pm Fo Guang Shan Temple of Ottawa 1950 Scott Street Ina Denton, Certified Lay Dharma Lecturer

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Bonnie Sumana Ryan-Fisher on The Secular Buddhist podcast

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Here's an interview with Bonnie Sumana Ryan-Fisher on The Secular Buddhist podcast, episode 293 (May 13, 2018). http://secularbuddhism.org/2018/05/13/episode-293-bonnie-sumana-ryan-fisher-mindful-moment-52-weeks-of-mindfulness/ Bonnie Sumana Ryan-Fisher joins us to speak about her new book Mindful Moment: 52 Weeks of Mindfulness, Exercises and Reflections. "When I first heard about secular mindfulness programs like MBSR, I had a judgmental reaction. This isn’t Sati, you can’t condense mindfulness into eight weeks, this is a watering down… all of the usual criticisms from a traditional Buddhist point of view, even though I’m secular. Fortunately, this internal monologue did not go unnoticed, nor did it escape the reality of it being...

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