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PEI approves 120-hectare Buddhist monastery for nuns

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From Buddhistdoor... The provincial government of Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Canada has approved plans for the construction of a 120-hectare monastery in PEI municapilty of Brudenell. The monastery complex, which will be able to house up to 1,400 nuns, is a project of the Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute (GWBI), led by Master Zhen-Ru and focused on nurturing the study and practice of Buddhist nuns. Full story here: https://www.buddhistdoor.net/news/prince-edward-island-canada-approves-120-hectare-monastery-for-buddhist-nuns

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Free e-book UNDERSTANDING THE CHINESE BUDDHIST TEMPLE

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Here is a link to our free e-book UNDERSTANDING THE CHINESE BUDDHIST TEMPLE, by Karma Yönten Gyatso. Available through Buddhanet under a Creative Commons copyright granted by the author. http://www.buddhistelibrary.org/en/displayimage.php?album=4&pid=1829#top_display_media       A print edition of the book is available as well, through your favourite online bookseller.

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Wutai Shan Kawarthas project meets headwinds

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Sumeru has been covering the conflict for some time now between Cham Shan Temple’s project to build a replica of Wutai Shan and the other three sacred Buddhist mountains from China in the Kawartha Lakes District of Ontario vs. the Ontario government’s plan to site three wind farms near the properties. Now the CBC has picked... Read more »

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Newfoundland Sri Lankan community takes root

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Here’s a CBC story about the Newfoundland Sri Lankan community and their recent Buddhist celebrations: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/sri-lankans-event-mun-newfoundland-1.3642728

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Wutai Shan open house in Kawartha, Ontario

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The Wutai Shan retreat in Kawartha, Ontario continues to take shape. Here’s the latest article about it from Kawartha Lakes This Week. http://www.mykawartha.com/news-story/6733406-buddhist-wutai-shan-temple-offers-530-acres-of-peace-and-solitude/  

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