Category Archives: Reports

Video: Professor Halkias Talks Pure Land in Tibetan Buddhism

**Reblogged from Asia Pacific Memo*** Featuring Georgios T. Halkias A few months ago the Asia Pacific Memo sat down with Dr. Georgios T. Halkias a noted scholar of Pure Land Buddhism, particularly of the Himalayan region, and the author ofLuminous Bliss, A … Continue reading

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Report on Eugene Wang’s Lecture on the Dunhuang Caves

Professor Eugene Wang presented his lecture “What to See in a Buddhist Cave?” to around 40 people at the C. K. Choi Building on November 30, 2011. Professor Wang began with a summary of the Dunhuang Caves, which are famous … Continue reading

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Report on Dr. Paul Fleischman’s lecture on Vipassana Meditation

Dr. Paul R. Fleischman gave a talk on “Vipassana Meditation: A Practice and a Path” to around two hundred people at the First Nations Longhouse’s Great Hall on September 29, 2011. He provided an detailed overview of its historical development, philosophical underpinnings, and … Continue reading

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Report on Tim Ward’s Lecture: A “Behind the Robes” Account of Life in a Thai Monastery

On February 8, 2011, at the UBC Asian Centre Auditorium, Tim Ward addressed an audience of 30 people about his experiences as a novice in the Thai Forest tradition as part of a speaking tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary … Continue reading

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Report on Donald Stadtner’s Lecture on “Sacred Sites of Burma”

On May 29, 2011, Dr. Donald Stadtner spoke to around 40 museum-goers on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology. Based on his recent book, he discussed both established and new: “Sacred Sites of Burma”

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