A Reflection on Dr. Eric Huntington_s Lecture “Recentering Buddhist Cosmology_ Concepts of Geographic Space in Ritual and Art,” at the University of Calgary (November 3, 2017)

A Reflection on Dr. Eric Huntington’s Lecture “Recentering Buddhist Cosmology: Concepts of Geographic Space in Ritual and Art,” held on November 3rd, 2017 at the University of Calgary

On November 3rd, 2017, the University of Calgary welcomed Dr. Eric Huntington (Postdoctoral Fellow, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Stanford University) to present his lecture, “Recentering Buddhist Cosmology: Concepts of Geographic Space in Ritual and Art” to attending students and faculty members.[1] This lecture both problematized the use of textual sources for Indic cosmology and … Continue reading A Reflection on Dr. Eric Huntington’s Lecture “Recentering Buddhist Cosmology: Concepts of Geographic Space in Ritual and Art,” held on November 3rd, 2017 at the University of Calgary

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[Event Announcement] Numata Lectures at the University of Calgary (Mar.9 &10, 2017)

The Numata Chair in Buddhist Studies at the University of Calgary is pleased to present Two Talks by Professor Chen-kuo Lin (National Chengchi University)   The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture  "Emptiness and Violence: An Unexpected Encounter of Nāgārjuna with Derrida and Levinas" Thursday March 9, 7-9pm | Gallery Hall, Taylor Family Digital Library, … Continue reading [Event Announcement] Numata Lectures at the University of Calgary (Mar.9 &10, 2017)

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Emptiness and the Perfection of Wisdom: A Reflection on Venerable Chang Wu’s Lecture “The Diamond Sūtra: How It Applies to Our Lives,” held on February 9th 2017 at the University of Calgary

On February 9th, 2017, the University of Calgary welcomed Venerable Chang Wu, current Abbess and Director of Dharma Drum Vancouver Center, to present her lecture, “The Diamond Sūtra: How It Applies to Our Lives,” as a part of our Numata Speaker Series. The Numata Speaker Series at the University of Calgary is coordinated by our … Continue reading Emptiness and the Perfection of Wisdom: A Reflection on Venerable Chang Wu’s Lecture “The Diamond Sūtra: How It Applies to Our Lives,” held on February 9th 2017 at the University of Calgary

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[Event Announcement] Numata Lectures at the University of Calgary (Feb. 3rd and 9th, 2017)

1) “Nirvāṇa as Permanence, Joy, Self, and Purity in a Medieval Chinese Buddhist Context” Wendi L. Adamek, Lecture for the China Interest Group Friday Feb. 3rd, 3:30-5:30pm Craigie Hall C 110 Abstract: Tathāgatagarbha (buddha matrix) doctrines concerning the actualization of universal buddha-nature potential could be considered to challenge fundamental Buddhist teachings about karma and non-self. … Continue reading [Event Announcement] Numata Lectures at the University of Calgary (Feb. 3rd and 9th, 2017)