[Workshop] UBC: The Ten Thousand Rooms Project (January 8, 2018)

[Workshop] UBC: The Ten Thousand Rooms Project (January 8, 2018)

Time and location: January 8, 12:30 – 2:00 pm, Asian Centre Room 604. Abstract: Developed at Yale University with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Ten Thousand Rooms is an open-access platform that gives users the tools to collaboratively transcribe, translate, and annotate pre-modern sources. Designed primarily as a scholarly workspace, it is also a teaching tool … Continue reading [Workshop] UBC: The Ten Thousand Rooms Project (January 8, 2018)

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[Lecture] UofT: Temple Heritage of a Chinese Migrant Community: Movement, Connectivity and Identity in the Maritime World (February 15, 2018)

[Lecture] UofT: Temple Heritage of a Chinese Migrant Community: Movement, Connectivity and Identity in the Maritime World (February 15, 2018)

The event will take place from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at 208N Seminar Room, North House, 1 Devonshire Place. Register here to attend this event. Abstract: This presentation examines the spread of Chinese temples associated with the veneration of Ruan and Liang buddhas from Sihui County in Guangdong Province, China, through Southeast Asia to the … Continue reading [Lecture] UofT: Temple Heritage of a Chinese Migrant Community: Movement, Connectivity and Identity in the Maritime World (February 15, 2018)

Hidden Lands in Himalayan Myth and History_ Transformations of Beyul (sBas yul) through Time

[Conference] UofT: Hidden Lands in Himalayan Myth and History: Transformations of Beyul (sBas yul) through Time (December 15–17, 2017)

Convened by Dr. Frances Garrett, Professor Geoffrey Samuel, Elizabeth McDougal and Ian Baker. Sponsored by the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto, the Body, Health and Religion Research Group of Cardiff University, and the Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai Yehan Numata Program in Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto. … Continue reading [Conference] UofT: Hidden Lands in Himalayan Myth and History: Transformations of Beyul (sBas yul) through Time (December 15–17, 2017)

[Lecture] UBC: A Tryst with Destiny? The Politics of Buddhist Heritage and the Making of Modern India by Douglas Ober (November 30, 2017)

[Information Session] UBC: A Tryst with Destiny? The Politics of Buddhist Heritage and the Making of Modern India by Dr. Douglas Ober (November 30, 2017)

An information session hosted by Douglas Ober, CISAR Research Associate. The event will take place on November 30 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, University of British Columbia. Abstract: One of the more curious incidents in the making of modern India occurred on the eve of Independence when a group of seventy-two … Continue reading [Information Session] UBC: A Tryst with Destiny? The Politics of Buddhist Heritage and the Making of Modern India by Dr. Douglas Ober (November 30, 2017)

Emmanuel College: Exploring Approaches to Buddhist Psychotherapy (November 18, 2017)

[Event] Emmanuel College: Exploring Approaches to Buddhist Psychotherapy (November 18, 2017)

The event will take place from 2 to 5 pm at Room 119, Emmanuel College, 75 Queen's Park Crescent East, Toronto. General Admission: $20 / U of T Students: Free (student ID required). Reception will begin at 1:30pm (light refreshments served). Please go to http://www.wisdomtoronto.com for online registration & program information. For further inquiries, call … Continue reading [Event] Emmanuel College: Exploring Approaches to Buddhist Psychotherapy (November 18, 2017)

[Lecture] University of Calgary_ Recentering Buddhist Cosmology by Dr. Eric Huntington (November 3, 2017)

[Lecture] University of Calgary: Recentering Buddhist Cosmology by Dr. Eric Huntington (November 3, 2017)

The Numata Chair in Buddhist Studies, University of Calgary is pleased to present “Recentering Buddhist Cosmology: Concepts of Geographic Space in Ritual and Art” By Dr. Eric Huntington (Postdoctoral Fellow, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Stanford University) One of the most common functions of religion is cosmology—explaining the origin, structure, and rules of the world … Continue reading [Lecture] University of Calgary: Recentering Buddhist Cosmology by Dr. Eric Huntington (November 3, 2017)

UBC_ Special Korean Studies Lab Seminar with Professor Yongtae Kim (Dongguk University)_ 조선후기 불교사의 지형과 해석 (December 18-19, 2017)

UBC: Special Korean Studies Lab Seminar with Professor Yongtae Kim (Dongguk University): 조선후기 불교사의 지형과 해석 (December 18-19, 2017)

Event Details: Start: 18 December 2017 10:00 am. End: 19 December 2017 5:00 pm. Venue: Room 604, Asian Centre. Speaker: Professor Yongtae Kim (Dongguk University) Open to the public. All are welcome. Language: Korean (한국어) RSVP required (by December 10) to: mitol3@mail.ubc.ca (Jinsung Kim) Program December 18 (Monday) 10:00-12:00     “정체성을 세우다: 법통, 교육, 수행체계” 12:00-13:30     … Continue reading UBC: Special Korean Studies Lab Seminar with Professor Yongtae Kim (Dongguk University): 조선후기 불교사의 지형과 해석 (December 18-19, 2017)

Reflections on Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Traditions

[Guest Lecture] UBC: Reflections on Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Traditions (November 22, 2017)

The From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions Program at UBC is pleased to announce that Dr. Jimmy Yu, a Sheng Yen Associate Professor of Chinese Buddhism at the Florida State University, will come to UBC and give a guest lecture with the title “Reflections on Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Traditions” on … Continue reading [Guest Lecture] UBC: Reflections on Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Traditions (November 22, 2017)

[Symposium] UBC: Buddhism and Youth (November 4, 2017)

[Symposium] UBC: Buddhism and Youth (November 4, 2017)

There are Buddhist monastic rules, stories, and teachings that directly address those of lesser years and the issues that are thought to be unique to their stage of life. And Buddhist individuals and groups have created literature, activities, and organizations for boys, girls, and young people in general. Although young people have appeared throughout Buddhist history, … Continue reading [Symposium] UBC: Buddhism and Youth (November 4, 2017)

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[Guest Lecture] UBC: The Philosophy and Practice of Buddhist Confession in the Song Dynasty (October 26, 2017)

The From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions Program at UBC is pleased to announce that Dr. Kai Sheng, a visiting professor from Tsinghua University, China, will give a guest lecture with the title “The Philosophy and Practice of Buddhist Confession in the Song Dynasty” on October 26, 2:15pm to 3:45pm in Room 604 … Continue reading [Guest Lecture] UBC: The Philosophy and Practice of Buddhist Confession in the Song Dynasty (October 26, 2017)