On behalf of the University of Toronto Scarborough, I invite you to attend our upcoming event, which is part of the 2013-2014 Tung Lin Kok Yuen Perspectives on Buddhist Thought and Culture series (a TLKY Canada event). We are honoured to host Dr. Markus Viehbeck, . . . Read More.
Southeast Asia Seminar Series presents a lecture on Buddhism in Cambodia:
ANNE HANSEN (Dept. Languages & Cultures of Asia Center For Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
PAINTING ETHICS: DEATH, LOVE AND MORAL VISION IN KHMER MAHAPARINIBBANA
Friday, November 8th, 2013 4:00 PM – 6:00 . . . Read More.
The UofT/McMaster Yehan Numata Buddhist Studies Program presents a reading group and lecture on Buddhism in Nepal:
ALEXANDER VON ROSPATT (University of California Berkeley)
READING GROUP The Sacred Origins of the Svayambhucaitya and the Nepal Valley. Foreign Speculation and Local Myth, and
The Mural Paintings . . . Read More.
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO / McMASTER UNIVERSITY YEHAN NUMATA PROGRAM BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM
RUPERT GETHIN (Bristol University) NUMATA LECTURE AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE 2nd BIENNIAL UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE:
The Quest for the Historical Buddha and the Path to Enlightenment FRIDAY, November 1, . . . Read More.
You are invited to a public lecture this Friday by Prof. Jeff Wilson, from the University of Waterloo.
“The Influence of Buddhism on North American Society”
When: Friday, September 20 Time: 3:00-4:30 pm Where: Room 300, Vancouver School of Theology (UBC) 6000 Iona Dr. Vancouver, V6T 1L4)
The PDF . . . Read More.
The University of Toronto / McMaster University YEHAN NUMATA BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM 2013-14 _____________________________________________________________________________
JUSTIN McDANIEL (University of Pennsylvania)
READING GROUP (CO-SPONSORED BY THE ASIAN INSTITUTE’S CENTRE FOR SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES) The Bird in the Corner of the Picture. Some Problems with the Use of . . . Read More.
Buddhism in Modern Language with Pho-Hien Temple 普賢寺 & AWE智覺學苑
Learning Modern Buddhism in the context of Western culture
When: September 07 2013 to June 2014, Saturdays at 2:30 – 4:30 pm Where: Pho-Hien Temple (普賢寺), 297 Garyray Dr., Toronto, ON M9L 1P2
New Students: Free.
Repeat Students: Enquire at The Academy of Wisdom & Enlightenment (智覺學苑) www.AWE-edu.com . . . Read More.
Recently I posted a letter I had received about current controversy over the fact that no Buddhist monks had been appointed to the board of directors of the newly re-vivified Nalanda University in India.
Here is a solid article from Buddhist Channel about what the . . . Read More.
This letter about India’s proposed revival of Nalanda University crossed my desk recently…
Suppressing the Buddhist identity from the proposed Nalanda University – Unchallenged by the Buddhist world
This entire project led by Dr. Amrtya Sen must be made the basis of a wide ranging . . . Read More.
‘The experience of grief challenges our deepest sense of who we are. It is in connecting mindfully, even to painful experiences like grief, that the potential for transforming and enriching our lives exists”. Join us at ITM (Institute of Traditional Medicine) on Friday August 9, . . . Read More.
Via Reverend Danny Fisher…
This via Buddhist Studies at Leiden University…
A NWO-funded Research Project
Call for Papers
A Conference on Buddhism and Social Justice 23-25 April 2014, Leiden University
Moving away from a common perception of Buddhism as intrinsically a tradition of peace and . . . Read More.
Buddhism and Science
Place: Ryerson University Kerr Hall South, Room KHS369 40 Gould Street (enter at left West door) Toronto, ON M5B 2K3
Date : Aug 23, 2013 Fri 6:30 – 8:30 pm Aug 24-25, Sat-Sun 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Three lectures by scientist, . . . Read More.
OPENING Windows to Buddhism in the Academy
(exhibition runs during the months of July – August)
ROBARTS LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (130 St. George Street @ Harbord / First Floor) Opening: Wednesday, July 03 2013 / 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Books on the Buddha’s . . . Read More.
Sorry I missed this. I just got the notice yesterday and didn’t have time to post it. However, for the record…
Tibetan Self-Immolations: Shedding Light on China’s Rule in Tibet
Thonsur Memorial Lecture with Dr. Tsering Shakya
Join us for the Thonsur Memorial Lecture on Tibetan . . . Read More.
With students having begun planning their course schedules for the next academic year, I would like to send out the announcement of the new year-long Pali beginners course “Reading Pali with Burmese Manuscripts, I will be offering starting September, pasted below. It is . . . Read More.
You are invited to a Buddhist Dharma lecture in Toronto by Venerable Hueiguang, the Abbot of IBS http://www.ibs.tw/. Free admission. All welcome. Feel free to circulate the attached flyer to your friends. RSVP please to email@example.com,
The Truth of Life
April 26, 2013 / 7:30pm-9:30pm
Sidney Smith Hall, . . . Read More.
The RELIGION GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM at the Department for the Study of Religion of the University of Toronto presents:
The Earliest Recoverable Language of Buddhism, Linguistic Ambiguities, and the Process of its Transmission Thursday, April 25, 2013, 2.00-3.30 pm, JHB 318
Respondent: Christoph Emmrich
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Winter 2013 Anthropology Colloquium Series presents:
Prof. Jason Neelis (Religious Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University)
Shipping Dharma: Long-distance Mobility and Cross-cultural Transmission between South Asia and Southeast Asia
Friday, April 19, 2013 / 2:00-4:00pm
Location: UTM, 262 North Building, Dean’s Lounge. A limited number of bus tickets will . . . Read More.