Nepali and Newar Language Workshop with Laxminath Shreshta

UofT: Nepali and Newar Language Workshop with Laxminath Shreshta (Apr. 8-27, 2019)

General Hosted by the only university in the world, apart from Nepal’s Tribhuvan Patan Campus, which offers undergraduate and graduate students to pursue studies in Newar language, literature, and culture, the proposed “Nepali and Newar Language and Literature Workshop” will be a unique and unprecedented event in which students will receive a Buddhism-focussed training in … Continue reading UofT: Nepali and Newar Language Workshop with Laxminath Shreshta (Apr. 8-27, 2019)

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The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture

[Events] UCalgary: The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture ft. Bernard Faure

The Numata Chair in Buddhist Studies Presents The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture Featuring Bernard Faure All events are free and open to the public. Reception to follow and all are welcome. The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Seminar Divine Land, Demonic Seas: Another Look at Japanese Religion March 28 | 3:30pm | SS … Continue reading [Events] UCalgary: The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture ft. Bernard Faure

Numerology as a Way of Explanation

[Event] UBC: Graduate Student Research: Numerology as a Way of Explanation by Eshantha Peiris

Numerology as a Way of Explanation: the Panchatūryanāda Classification of Musical Instruments in Buddhist Sri Lanka by Eshantha Peiris When: Thursday March 28, 2019, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall, Vancouver, BC Abstract: The concept of panchatūryanāda refers to a five-fold classification scheme of musical instruments that … Continue reading [Event] UBC: Graduate Student Research: Numerology as a Way of Explanation by Eshantha Peiris

The Kapphinābhyudaya in its Historical Background

[Event] UofT: The Kapphinābhyudaya in its Historical Background by Yuko Yokochi

A public talk by Yuko Yokochi, Professor of Sanskrit Literature, Kyoto University When: March 12, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Where: UTM, New North Building NE 4207 Abstract: The Kappiṇābhyudaya is a mahākāvya composed by Śivasvāmin, who flourished under the reign of Avantivarman (r. 855/6—883 AD), the first king of the Utpala dynasty in … Continue reading [Event] UofT: The Kapphinābhyudaya in its Historical Background by Yuko Yokochi

Reconstructing Buddhist Monasteries in Modern China

[Event] York University: Reconstructing Buddhist Monasteries in Modern China by Gregory Adam Scott

Between the 1860s and the 1960s, thousands of religious sites in China, including Buddhist monasteries, were destroyed due to war, natural disasters, and anti-religious campaigns. Hundreds of these sites were later repaired and rebuilt, sometimes from the ground up, in reconstruction campaigns that drew upon local, regional, and national networks to mobilize spiritual and material … Continue reading [Event] York University: Reconstructing Buddhist Monasteries in Modern China by Gregory Adam Scott

Vanessa Sasson, “Writing a Buddhist Lovestory”

[Event] UofT: Vanessa Sasson, “Writing a Buddhist Lovestory”

From the author of Yasodhara: A Novel about the Buddha’s Wife (2018), please join us for a free public lecture and discussion with author Vanessa Sasson. Reserve your tickets at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/writing-a-buddhist-lovestory-vanessa-sasson-presents-her-novel-yasodhara-tickets-56858931595 The lecture and discussion are free and open to the public and are hosted by The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for … Continue reading [Event] UofT: Vanessa Sasson, “Writing a Buddhist Lovestory”

How to Milk a Painted Cow_ Considering the Buddhist View of Emptiness

[Event] UBC: Lecture: Khenpo Chöying Dorjee on Emptiness: “How to Milk a Painted Cow”

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society is delighted to welcome Khenpo Chöying Dorjee, who will give a lecture entitled: ‘How to Milk a Painted Cow’: Considering the Buddhist View of Emptiness Abstract: Candrakīrti, an Indian scholar-monk who flourished in the 5th century CE, wrote the “Introduction to the … Continue reading [Event] UBC: Lecture: Khenpo Chöying Dorjee on Emptiness: “How to Milk a Painted Cow”

Busy Buddhists

[Event] Public Talk: Busy Buddhists: Monastic and Missionary Imperatives in the New Kadampa Tradition by Christopher Emory-Moore

A public talk by Christopher Emory-Moore, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Religious Studies, University of Waterloo March 13, 2019, 7:00 pm, Kitchener Public Library, Room A Abstract Founded by the Tibetan-British monk Geshe Kelsang Gyatso in 1991, the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) is a fast-growing and controversial transnational Buddhist network that … Continue reading [Event] Public Talk: Busy Buddhists: Monastic and Missionary Imperatives in the New Kadampa Tradition by Christopher Emory-Moore

Public Lectures by Dr. Valerian Rodrigues

[Events] SFU & UBC: Public Lectures by Dr. Valerian Rodrigues

February 20, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 8:00pm, SFU Surrey 2600, Simon Fraser University The Agonistic Engagement Between Ambedkar and Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand GANDHI, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, and Bhimrao Ramji AMBEDKAR, were the two tallest leaders of India’s national movement and instrumental in laying down the framework of Indian democracy. While Gandhi made … Continue reading [Events] SFU & UBC: Public Lectures by Dr. Valerian Rodrigues

On Chinese Qin and Chan Buddhism Literature_ to learn from the performance of Guqin

[Event] UBC: On Chinese Qin and Chan Buddhism Literature: to learn from the performance of Guqin

The Glorisun Global Network for Buddhist Studies, with administrative support from FROGBEAR, proudly presents a lecture by Dr. Huqun Li (China University of Political Science and Law) When:  1:30 pm Thursday March 14, 2019         Venue: Room 604 of the Asian Centre Abstract: The Chinese guqin (qin 琴) is one of the oldest and longest … Continue reading [Event] UBC: On Chinese Qin and Chan Buddhism Literature: to learn from the performance of Guqin