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 www.buddhistcouncil.ca 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
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!
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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
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