Canadian Buddhism, eh? Well, that's an interesting topic for contemplation. Here's a review of Lotus Petals in the Snow: Voices of Canadian Buddhist Women that just came out from Buddhistdoor: https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/north-of-the-49th-parallel-a-review-of-lotus-petals-in-the-snow As the reviewer, Caitlyn Dwyer, notes...there is a wide variety of topics and styles in the anthology, and no particular ideological agenda. "The volume as a whole feels like a Canadian conversation, with women across the Buddhist spectrum reaching out to peers, offering wisdom, pooling experiences, creating a baseline of storytelling and teaching that can be used to build community." The one thing Dwyer forgot to mention is that everyone...
Kimberly Beek (Buddhist Fiction Blog) and Suwanda Sugunasiri (Buddhist Council of Canada) are in the process of organizing the first-ever Buddhist Literary Festival for this year’s WORD ON THE STREET festival at Harbourfront in Toronto. They are seeking volunteers to assist in organizing and hosting the event. Press release here:
We are pleased to announce that Sumeru has made a $618 donation to the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada (Toronto branch), on behalf of the many Canadian Buddhist teachers, practitioners, and scholars who contributed to our book Lotus Petals in the Snow: Voices of Canadian Buddhist Women. Thank you to these noble bodhisattvas. Thank... Read more »
We recently received the INCOGNITO buddhist fiction blog review from Kimberley Beek. CANADIAN PUBLICATION Incognito: The Astounding Life of Alexandra David-Neel by Dianne Harke (Toronto: The Sumeru Press, Inc., 2016) Reviewed by Kimberly Beek Posted on February 28, 2017 by buddhistfictionblogger | Leave a comment Dianne Harke’s first novel, Incognito: The Astounding Life of Alexandra... Read more »
Dianne Harke, author of INCOGNITO: The Astounding Life of Alexandra David-Neel (Sumeru, 2016), was recently interviewed by Betty Jane Hegerat, a Canadian literary blogger. Here’s the link to the interview… An Interview with Dianne Harke, author of: Incognito, The Astounding Life of Alexandra David Neel. (Sumeru Books 2016)