A Reflection on Dr. Robert Sharf_s lecture “Buddhist Modernism, Meditation, and Mindfulness_ What is at Stake_”on March 6, 2018 at Emmanuel College, Victoria University, University

[Blog] A Reflection on Dr. Robert Sharf’s lecture “Buddhist Modernism, Meditation, and Mindfulness: What is at Stake?”on March 6, 2018 at Emmanuel College, Victoria University, University of Toronto

By Rose Mina Munjee On March 6, 2018, Professor Dr. Cuilan Liu welcomed Dr. Robert Sharf, D. H. Chen Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Berkeley, to present his lecture, “Buddhist Modernism, Meditation, and Mindfulness: What is at Stake?” to students and faculty members at Emmanuel … Continue reading [Blog] A Reflection on Dr. Robert Sharf’s lecture “Buddhist Modernism, Meditation, and Mindfulness: What is at Stake?”on March 6, 2018 at Emmanuel College, Victoria University, University of Toronto

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“Buddhism and Religious Diversity in Nepal,” A Talk by Professor Chiara Letizia

[Blog] “Buddhism and Religious Diversity in Nepal,” A Talk by Professor Chiara Letizia

By Austin Simoes-Gomes On April 12th, 2018, Professor Chiara Letizia from UQÀM’s Département de science des religions delivered a talk on “Buddhism and religious (and ethnic, cultural, linguistic) diversity in Nepal.” In her talk, Professor Letizia introduced her audience to the immense diversity that is present in Nepal. Upon examining a wide range of Buddhist traditions in … Continue reading [Blog] “Buddhism and Religious Diversity in Nepal,” A Talk by Professor Chiara Letizia

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[Blog] The Birth of Insight and “Crossing the Dharmascape”: Professor Erik Braun’s Visit to Toronto and Hamilton

By Tony Scott On January 26th and 27th, Professor Erik Braun visited the University of Toronto and McMaster University as a warmly welcomed Numata speaker, meeting with students, leading a reading group, and delivering a public lecture. In Toronto first, the Associate Professor from the University of Virginia led a reading group on the fifth … Continue reading [Blog] The Birth of Insight and “Crossing the Dharmascape”: Professor Erik Braun’s Visit to Toronto and Hamilton

[Workshop] University of Toronto: Theravada Civilizations Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Workshop (Mar.15, 2017)

The Theravada Civilizations Project announces: A Doctoral and Post-doctoral Workshop, University of Toronto, March 15, 2017 The Theravada Civilizations Project is pleased to announce plans for an intensive Doctoral and Post-doctoral workshop, which will be held on March 15, one day prior to the Association for Asian Studies, March16-19, 2012 at the University of Toronto. … Continue reading [Workshop] University of Toronto: Theravada Civilizations Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Workshop (Mar.15, 2017)

[Video] Neutralizing Bad Karma within the Ethics of Theravada Buddhism by Dr. Chandima Gangodawila (Sept 22, 2016)

On September 22nd, Dr. Chandima Gangodawila discussed "Neutralizing Bad Karma within the Ethics of Theravāda Buddhism" as part of the Fall Public Lecture Series in conjunction with the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at the University of Victoria. ABSTRACT The doctrine of karma holds that a person’s present happiness is a function of … Continue reading [Video] Neutralizing Bad Karma within the Ethics of Theravada Buddhism by Dr. Chandima Gangodawila (Sept 22, 2016)

Buddhism and Violence: Roots of “Religious” Conflicts In Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Southern Thailand by Dennis Tan Chun Yee

The article is taken from Eastern Horizon Maganize, September 2015 which can be downloaded in full from here. Introduction On July 1, 2014, riots broke out in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city, claiming the lives of two people as well as causing injuries to many others.1 The riot also led to the destruction of numerous … Continue reading Buddhism and Violence: Roots of “Religious” Conflicts In Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Southern Thailand by Dennis Tan Chun Yee