15.05.10 | Buddhism and Diaspora Conference 2010 Part II

The second day of the conference was held at the Lash Miller House in the UTSC valley and featured some interesting talks about the religion including its presence in online communities like Second Life where some users had made virtual monestaries and observed meditation events online.

The Lash Miller House has almost 100 years of history and with it, some creaky floor boards which alerted the room to my every movement making it rather difficult to stay unobstrusive not to mention capturing some good candids.

Back at UTSC, the afternoon concluded with a lecture about Disapora Buddhist in Scotland which at least to a sheltered North American seemed old enough a topic itself but turned out to be a rather interesting window into the history and politics of the country and how immigration played out over the last century.

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