Sumeru News

Update: Ho Centre for Buddhist Studies at the U of T

Education Toronto

This year at HCBSA Message from Director Frances Garrett Dear Ho Centre community, Some of you may have heard that as of September 1, I am on research leave. I’m happy to able finally to announce officially that Dr Sarah Richardson has agreed to serve as Interim Director of the Ho Centre for Buddhist Studies.  Dr Richardson (pictured above, at right) is a historian of the arts and religions of South Asia with a specialization in Buddhist visual and material practice, especially Himalayan painting. She holds a PhD from the University of Toronto (2016), and is currently teaching as a Lecturer...

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Mindful Movement Workshop

Mindfulness Ottawa Walking Workshop

Red Maple Mindful Living presents a FREE 4-session program building mindfulness through movement. Petawawa, ON. 4 Thursdays, Oct 2018 - Jan 2019 Call 613-687-7641 for information or to register.

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Robert Ho Family Foundation Buddhist Studies Program grant applications

Buddhism in the West Education

Robert Ho Family Foundation Buddhist Studies Program grant applications are now invited for the 2018-19 competition year. Here are the details, from the American Council of Learned Societies... The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications in the 2018-19 competition year of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies. In cooperation with the Foundation, ACLS offers an integrated set of fellowship and grant competitions supporting work that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and increase the visibility of innovative currents in those...

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Ottawa Sand Mandala event

Dance Music Nyingma Ottawa Tibet Vajrayana

There will be an Ottawa Sand Mandala event on October 11-13 at City Hall. Here is the poster (which I designed).

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Carving the Divine

Art Buddhism around the World Japan

Carving the Divine is a documentary film about the art and craft of making Buddha statues, in the Japanese Shingon tradition. It looks wonderful!  

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