My Bindi, a Lankan arts, culture and lifestyle website based in Toronto, has recently posted an interview with Canadian Buddhist novelist, Suwanda Sugunasiri. Here’s the link: http://www.mybindi.com/articles/interview-with-suwanda-sugunasiri-author-of-untouchable-womans-odyssey The novel centres on a love relationship between two people struggling to overcome ethnic and caste barriers in post-colonial Sri Lanka (with a strong Buddhist rebirth angle).
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Suwanda Sugunasiri’s investigation into the origins of the Buddhapujava, one of the key texts of Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhism, identifying Arahant Mahinda as the author, is now available as a book, published by Nalanda Publishing Canada, 3 Ardmore Rd, Toronto, ON M5P 1V4. Telephone: 416-487-2777. Arahant Mahinda – Redactor of the Buddhapujava in Sinhala Buddhism ISBN... Read more »
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Buddhist Council of Canada, in co-sponsorship with Nalanda College of Buddhist Studies (Canada) regrets to announce that the BOOK LAUNCH IS CANCELLED. The book, however, will still be available as of November 17th. Arhant Mahinda – Redactor of the Buddhapūjāva in Sinhala Buddhism (with Pali Text, Translation and Analysis) By Suwanda H J Sugunasiri, PhD (US Fulbright... Read more »
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PRESS RELEASE from CJBS (Oct 31, 2012) The Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies is pleased to present groundbreaking research in its SPECIAL ISSUE (No. 8, 2012) on the Authorship of the Buddhapūjā ‘Homage to the Buddha’. In this issue, Canadian Buddhist Scholar Prof. Suwanda H J Sugunasiri identifies Arhant Mahinda as the Redactor of the... Read more »
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