Sumeru News — Teachers
Rafe Martin's new book coming from Sumeru
Just a quick note to say I'm now working on Rafe Martin's upcoming book, A Zen Life of Buddha. Rafe is a lay Zen teacher in the Harada-Yasutani koan line. He is founding teacher of Endless Path Zendo, Rochester, NY, and is also an award-winning author and storyteller whose work has been cited in Time, Newsweek, NY Times, and USA Today.
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Pleased to announce Sumeru will be publishing Rick McDaniel's upcoming book featuring interviews with 40 Zen teachers across North America, Zen Conversations. Autumn 2021 publication date?
Bernie Glassman tribute
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Richard Bryan McDaniel, chronicler of all things Zen in the West, forwarded this Bernie Glassman Roshi tribute, and asked if I would publish it here. I heartily agreed. Personal Impressions About Zen master and Social Activist Bernie Glassman Roshi by Monika Jion Winklemann, Dharmaholder, Zen Peacemaker Circles. Founder, Not-Knowing-Sangha Bonn International The news reached me Sunday night through my ex. “Did you hear that Bernie died?” No, I hadn't. For once, I hadn't been on Facebook for a few hours because I had been attending, with my sister, a concert and a reading by the actress Iris Berben in memory of...
Books Karmapa Teachers Tibet Vajrayana
Karmapa 900 is a free e-book published by the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra at the request of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. The book covers the 900-year history of the Kargyu school of Vajrayana Buddhism in Tibet, and the lineage of the Karmapas. This is the third (revised) edition. The book is exquisitely designed, lavishly illustrated, and extensive in its detail. In short, it is an essential text for any serious practitioner or scholar of Vajrayana Buddhism. Here is the link: http://www.ktdpublications.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/KARMAPA900_3rdEdition_e.pdf
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...