Osgoode Colloquium on Law, Religion, & Social Thought Presented in Association with: RPS Religion in the Public Sphere, Department for the Study of Religion University of Toronto, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University: Benjamin Schonthal: Buddhism, Constitutionalism and the Limits of Law October 5, 12:30 – 2pm, Room 2027, Ignat Kaneff Building, York University Like... Read more »
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Coincident with the publication of the latest issue of the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies, Prof. Suwanda Sugunasiri has published an extract of his 87-page scholarly article about Buddhist cosmology, “Devolution and Evolution in the Agganna Sutta” on LankaWeb. Follow the links for the scholarly and popular articles.
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Shyam Selvadurai has a new novel out after a long hiatus: “Hungry Ghosts.” It explores the intersections modern Sri Lanka faces between its Singha and Tamil citizens, with their respective Buddhist and Hindu perspectives, with an added gay twist. We hope to put a review on Sumeru soon, but meanwhile here is one from the... Read more »
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Yet another story on someone’s brush with Buddhism, this time in Sri Lanka: http://life.nationalpost.com/2013/03/23/trouble-at-the-zenhouse-a-canadians-adventure-tour-of-sri-lanka-yields-a-crash-course-in-buddhism/ Think of it as Buddhism Lite. Filling, but with fewer calories.
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This is to announce that the recent research on the Buddhapuja in Sinhala Buddhism and Arahant Mahinda as its Redactor by Prof. Suwanda H J Sugunasiri is now available on YouTube, hosted by www.torontobodymind.ca. Here is the URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/torontobodymind. Full text for FREE download: http://www.scirus.com/srsapp/search?q=sugunasiri&submit=Go&rep=tspc You may contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org. BCC Presss Release re... Read more »
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