Reflections at Wesak - The Buddha’s Triple Event

Prof. Sugunasiri's Latest Research

2015 • Triune Mind Finds Home in Triune Brain Click Here

2014 • "Triune Mind in Buddhism: a Textual Exploration” in the latest issue of Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies, 2014 (Number 10) Click Here

Dhamma Aboard Evolution

The Breakthrough Research on the Aggañña Sutta (Digha Nikaya, 27) by the well-known US Fulbright & Canadian Scholar Prof. Suwanda H J Sugunasiri, now expanded into a Book.

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Hearty congratulations to Dr Bryan Levman, Secretary, Buddhist Council of Canada, upon earning his PhD at a Convocation held today. Thesis: Linguistic Ambiguities: the Transmissional Process, and the Early Recoverable Language of Buddhism.

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Buddhism Heritage Day
at the Ontario Legislature, Oct. 10 2013

  • Sangha members paying homage at the beginning of the event.

  • Sponsor MPP Dipika Damerla addressing the crowd.

  • Co-organizer Ven. Dr. Saranapala addressing the gathering.

  • Prof. Sugunasiri, President, Buddhist Council of Canada, addressing the Group. Standing at the left is MPP Dipika Damerla. (See for his speech.)

  • The President with two guests and Prof. Veronique Tomazevski of York University, who brought her class to witness the event.

History was made today when nearly 150 Buddhists of Ontario attended a Buddhism Heritage Day at the Ontario Legislature building on Oct. 10. Kindly hosted by the  Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Dipika Damerla, Mississauga East-Cooksville, she was helped by Bhante Dr. Saranapala of the West End Buddhist Vihara.

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In addition to speeches by them, BCC President, Prof. Sugunasiri, also addressed the gathering briefly. For a fuller version, "Buddhism in Toronto: an Oral History - A few Participatory Observations", see here.

Windows to Buddihsm in the Academy 2013
An Exhibition sponsored by the Buddhist Council of Canada, Windows to Buddhism in the Academy, was opened on July 3, 2013, at the Robarts Library, University of Toronto, by Chief Librarian Larry Alford. Curated by the President of BCC, Prof. Sugunasiri, it ran for the months of July and August.

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BCC Board Members in literary News!
4/12/12 • Bryan Levman - The muṇḍa/muṇḍaka crux: What does the word mean? - Click Here

Prof. Sugunasiri's Research
2014 • Trust in the Buddha as Methodological Imperative in the Academy Click Here
4/12/12 • Suwanda H. J. Sugunasiri - 'Asoulity' as Translation of Anattā: Absence, not Negation - Click Here
19/06/13 • The Buddha & Thermodynamics- Click Here
17/04/13 • The origin for Sinhala Buddhism - Click Here
19/02/13 • Buddhapuja in Sinhala Buddhism and Arahant Mahinda as its Redactor - Click Here

Wesak 2013 Program

Saturday, May 11, 2013
at Queen's Park
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
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