In 1972, Piyadassi Mahathera visited the Zen Meditation Centre of Montreal, to give a series of two afternoon lectures on a summer week-end. The centre was housed in a former estate home on Mountain Street above Pine Avenue. Public lectures were held in what had once been a dining room, with wood paneled walls, leaded... Read more »
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The first time I met Samu Sunim, he was living in a very sparsely furnished walk-up apartment on l’Avenue du Parc near the mountain in Montréal. It was 1969 and I was 18 years old. Eastern religion was sweeping the west. I had been writing articles in our high school newspaper about Krishna consciousness and... Read more »
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Here’s the new logo for The Sumeru Press Inc.
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Every time you search on the internet, you are creating an energy footprint in all the computers that were involved. Websites that use dark colours use less energy than those that use bright colours. That’s why we decided to use a dark colour scheme for Sumeru; saving energy makes sense from every perspective, including Dharma... Read more »
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The Ambedkar Mission in Toronto was founded by Darshan Chaudhary in 1979 to celebrate the life and continue the work of a great modern Indian Buddhist bodhisattva, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. The mission is still going strong. In 1991, the Mission published a small book commemorating the 100th anniversary of Ambedkar’s birth, entitled One Hundred Years... Read more »
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