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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/4324

Title: Buddhism in metropolitan Toronto: a preliminary survey
Authors: Sugunasiri, Suwanda H.J.
Keywords: Buddhism in Toronto
Buddhism in Canada
Asian Buddhist groups
convert Buddhist groups
Buddhism in North America
Western Buddhism
Canadian Buddhism
Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: Canadian Ethnic Studies
Citation: Canadian Ethnic Studies, xxi:2, pp. 83-101
Abstract: "This paper provides a preliminary overview of Buddhism... in the context of metropolitan Toronto and vicinity, with 30 centres representing the varieties of world Buddhism and congregations of various backgrounds... The paper concludes that there is a heterogeneous but balanced growth of Buddhism in Toronto in terms of the Chinese, Japanese and Tibetan varieties of Mahayana Buddhism and of Theravada Buddhism; and that Buddhism is taking root as reflected in the fact that there are now Buddhist teachers and entire congregations of non-immigrant/native background, providing a first base of tolerance."
Description: Copyright is held by the Canadian Ethnic Studies journal. Permission has been granted for the reproduction of this material. To reproduce this material, please contact the publisher.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/4324
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