Ganden Tripa Rinpoche_ Empathy in Uncertain Times

[Public Talk] Ganden Tripa Rinpoche: Empathy in Uncertain Times (July 12, 2018)

The talk will be on Thursday, July 12, 2018, 6-8pm at the University of Toronto, Multi-Faith Centre, Main Activity Hall, Room 108, 569 Spadina Ave. Toronto, ON M5S 2J7. Free and open to all. Please RSVP to tririnpoche@gmail.com. Biography of 104th Gaden Tripa Kyabje Jetsun Lobsang Tenzin Palsangpo Biography from the Central Tibetan Administration Kyabje … Continue reading [Public Talk] Ganden Tripa Rinpoche: Empathy in Uncertain Times (July 12, 2018)

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The Burden of Housing Refugees_ A Perspective from Rohingya Hosting Chittagong

[Talk] SFU: The Burden of Housing Refugees: A Perspective from Rohingya Hosting Chittagong (September 27, 2018)

The talk by Dr. D. Mitra Barua, Annette and Hugh Gragg Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Asian Studies, Rice University's Chao Center for Asian Studies, will begin at 6pm in room 1400, Segal Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver. RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2N6OErP. Please see the accompanied poster for more details.

University of British Columbia_ World Sanskrit Conference 2018 (July 9-13, 2018)

[Announcement] University of British Columbia: World Sanskrit Conference 2018 (July 9-13, 2018)

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME The 17th World Sanskrit Conference will feature a full schedule of five days of scholarly papers, plenary speakers, keynotes, special panels, and workshops, in addition to numerous evening events open to the general public (For more information about these, please see HERE). We have invited more than 600 of the foremost Sanskrit scholars … Continue reading [Announcement] University of British Columbia: World Sanskrit Conference 2018 (July 9-13, 2018)

Andrew Ollett_s Language of the Snakes concluded by a masterclass and a lecture featuring the author

[2018-19 UofT South Asian Religions Reading Group] Andrew Ollett’s Language of the Snakes concluded by a masterclass and a lecture featuring the author

“Language of the Snakes" traces the history of the Prakrit language as a literary phenomenon, starting from its cultivation in courts of the Deccan in the first centuries of the common era. […] The opposition between Prakrit and Sanskrit was at the center of an enduring “language order” in India, a set of ways of … Continue reading [2018-19 UofT South Asian Religions Reading Group] Andrew Ollett’s Language of the Snakes concluded by a masterclass and a lecture featuring the author

Buddhism and Ritual Performance in Pre-Modern Japan

[Conference] McGill: Buddhism and Ritual Performance in Pre-Modern Japan (September 28, 2018)

The event is sponsored by BDK Canada and CREOR McGill. Please see the attached poster for schedule details.

McGill University_ Buddhism and Performance Conference (September 28, 2018)

[Call for Abstracts] McGill University: Buddhism and Performance Conference (September 28, 2018)

Dear colleagues, In January 2018 the McGill University Rare Books Collection was able to acquire a 16th century Japanese manuscript related to the Yuima-e or Vimalakirti Assembly (Kofukuji) in addition to several Edo-Meiji prints concerning the Kasuga shrine. Both documents shed light on the performative aspect of Hoe and illustrate the vibrant ceremonies that took … Continue reading [Call for Abstracts] McGill University: Buddhism and Performance Conference (September 28, 2018)

University of Lethbridge_ Research in Religious Studies (May 5-6, 2018)

[Conference Schedule] University of Lethbridge: Research in Religious Studies (May 5-6, 2018)

The Research in Religious Studies Conference at the University of Lethbridge will take place from May 5 to 6 this year. Please see the schedule below for sessions' details. Research in Religious Studies SCHEDULE SATURDAY May 5 All conference sessions are in Anderson Hall 8:00 – 9:10         Light Breakfast and Registration      AH 175   … Continue reading [Conference Schedule] University of Lethbridge: Research in Religious Studies (May 5-6, 2018)

The Platform Sutra by Ven. YanBen

[Talk] Emmanuel College: The Platform Sutra by Ven. YanBen (May 10, 2018)

Ven. YanBen will give a talk on the Platform Sutra on May 10 at Emmanuel College, Chapel Room 319 from 7:00 to 9:00pm. To register, email ec.events@utoronto.ca with your name and the number of people who will be attending.    

[Event] McMaster: Symposium on New Directions in The Study of Chan Buddhism (May 11, 2018)

The symposium will take place on May 11, 2018 from 2:30pm at the Great Hall, University Club, McMaster University. Please see the poster for more details. RSVP to bennjam@mcmaster.ca.

Workshop on Newar Buddhism

UofT: Workshop on Newar Buddhism (May 15-16, 2018)

Join the Ho Centre for Buddhist Studies, University of Toronto, for a two-day workshop on Newar Buddhism with Dr. Naresh Man Bajracharya! Tuesday, May 15, 2-5pm, JHB 319: The first lecture in this workshop is a Newar Buddhist Reading. Dr. Naresh Man Bajracharya will address a Sanskrit Buddhist text popular in Nepal entitled the Mañjuśrīnāmasaṇgīti … Continue reading UofT: Workshop on Newar Buddhism (May 15-16, 2018)