New College at the University of Toronto has just received a large endowment pledge from the Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada, to develop and sustain a program in “Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health.” This is an important step forward for Buddhist Studies in Canada! Read the press release here: http://www.news.utoronto.ca/campus-news/new-program-endowment-helps-to-expand-buddhist-studies-at-the-university-of.html
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If you know Canadian Buddhists helping abroad, let us know at The Sumeru Press. We would love to promote these initiatives on the Sumeru website. Conrad Richter, owner of Richter’s Herbs north of Toronto, has been managing Gaden Relief with a dedicated team of volunteers for many years. Their community development work has raised more... Read more »
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If you know Canadian Buddhists helping abroad, let us know at The Sumeru Press. We would love to promote these initiatives on the Sumeru website. Tony Makepeace, a Toronto photographer and visual arts instructor, has been working for years to assist villagers in eastern Nepal in obtaining sustainable, reliable, clean water through fog collection. The... Read more »
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HH the Karmapa has released “108 Things You Can Do to Help the Environment” – a PDF document produced at the First Conference on Environmental Protection for Kagyu Monasteries and Centres, which was held in Sarnath, India, in April 2009. It is inspiring, easy to read, and entirely relevant for everyone to read, regardless of... Read more »
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Buddhism in Canada (www.buddhismcanada.com), a directory of Canadian Buddhist temples, centres, associations, groups, etc. is partnering with The Sumeru Press for an important upgrade to their web service. The original site was created in 1997 and has been maintained by George Klima with some assistance from Chris Ng and others. The new version, being designed by Justin... Read more »
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