Sumeru News — Theravada

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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Cuban Buddhism with a Canada Connection

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We just received a press release about Cuban Buddhism with a Canada Connection! This is remarkable news, made all the more auspicious by the inclusion of notice that our dear friend, Professor Suwanda Sugunasiri, known to so many in Canada for his tireless efforts to promote the Dhamma, has taken monastic vows as part of the Cuba initiative. Once again, he is showing us the path of an exemplary life. Here is the text of the press release: PRESS RELEASE (April 08, 2018) Toronto Mahavihara, 3898 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, Ontario ROLLING THE DHAMMA WHEEL IN CUBA History was made on...

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Mindful Moment

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MINDFUL MOMENT 52 Weeks of Mindfulness Exercises + Reflections Bonnie Sumanā Ryan-Fisher Coming Soon from Sumeru... Here's a sneak peek at one of our first books out for the 2018 catalogue. And the table of contents:

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Happy Buddhist Christmakkah

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Happy Buddhist Christmakkah! Sumeru's gift to you is that we are now North America's largest independent Buddhist movie store, in addition to our book publishing activities, just in time for the holidays. Yes, you can find some of these films elsewhere, mostly at much higher prices from scalpers, but you will not find such a large curated collection anywhere else. I will also freely admit that Amazon will occasionally post ridiculously low prices for these films either as loss leaders to capture market share, or from third-party sellers who may or may not deliver as promised. With Sumeru, you can...

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Global Conference on Buddhism advance event with Ajahn Brahm

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The 10th Global Conference on Buddhism, happening this coming June in Toronto, is hosting a pre-conference evening with Ajahn Brahm. Pre-conference event for ticket holders: Register now! Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond­ – Unravelling the path to deep meditative experiences, the Jhānas – by Ajahn Brahm In this talk Ajahn Brahm will discuss the step by step approach... Read more »

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