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Ottawa Mahasangha gathering

Ottawa Temple Stories

Yesterday, we had the opportunity of attending a dinner (organized by Sumeru) with community leaders from a variety of Ottawa sanghas. Our evening was hosted by Paul and Cathy Keddy at their home (in a square mile of forest and wetlands they have donated to the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust to remain wild in perpetuity). Here's a photo: L to R: Lisee Levitt (Sumeru), John Negru (Sumeru), Mihaela Andronic (Pagoda Sangha), Paul Keddy (Ottawa Shambhala), Angela Sumegi (Ottawa Palyul), Andrea Lorient (Ottawa Palyul), Patrick Doyle (unaffiliated Zen psychotherapist), Cathy Keddy (Ottawa Shambhala), and Ray Parchelo (Red Maple Tendai Sangha). Photo...

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Two mindfulness workshops in Toronto

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Visiting Buddhist teacher Ms Supawan Green will be in Toronto on July 22 and 23, 2019 and will be delivering two free workshops, sponsored by the U of T Buddhist Contemplative Care Society and the Toronto Centre for Applied Buddhism. Bringing Your Mental Self Home: a mindfulness approach for women facing trauma, loss and life changes Monday, July 22, 7-8:30 pm Room 25, Woodsworth College Residence, University of Toronto 321 Bloor Street West (east of St. George Street) For further information / to RSVP Email ut.bccs@gmail.com or Call Jane at 647-308-5880 A Mindfulness Approach for Anxiety and Depression in University...

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Michael Glantz interview OBOReurope

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Michael Glantz, author of One Belt One Road: CHINA'S LONG MARCH TOWARD 2049, was recently interviewed by OBOReurope, a thinktank specializing in the field. Here's the link to that interview:  https://www.oboreurope.com/en/glantz-one-belt-one-road/

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BUDDHIST CHAPLAINCY / SUMERU

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Columbia University recently hosted a conference on Buddhist chaplaincy. Here is an article about it from Buddhistdoor:  https://www.buddhistdoor.net/news/columbia-university-hosts-buddhist-chaplaincy-conference-in-new-york One presenter was Nathan Jishin Michon, who attended from Japan where he is a Fulbright fellow at Tohoku University and doctoral candidate at the Graduate Theological Union’s Institute for Buddhist studies. Jishin is co-editor of A THOUSAND HANDS:  A Guidebook to Caring for Your Buddhist Community (one of the few books on Buddhist chaplaincy, and published by Sumeru) ... https://sumeru-books.com/collections/engaged-buddhism/products/a-thousand-hands-a-guidebook-to-caring-for-your-buddhist-community Another presenter was Rev. Monica Sanford, assistant director for spirituality and religious life at Rochester Institute of Technology. Rev. Sanford is the author of Kalyāṇamitra:...

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ONE BELT ONE ROAD: China's Long March Toward 2049 Russian, Chinese and Vietnamese translations in the works. Author Michael Glantz recently interviewed by OBOReurope. (Link to follow)   OCCUPY THIS BODY: A Buddhist Memoir, by Sharon A. Suh Finished second round of edits, cover design underway. Publication in September, 2019   DARWIN MEETS THE BUDDHA: Discourses on human nature, Buddha nature, and wild nature, by Paul A. Keddy First round of edits underway. Publication late in 2019.   PRAJNAPARAMITA AND FOURFOLD DEPENDENT ORIGINATION, by Master Tam Shek-wing First round of edits done. Publication early in 2020.   KALYANAMITRA: A Buddhist Model for...

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