Category Archives: Speakers

Visiting Speakers sponsored by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation as part of the Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program’s lecture and event series.

Upcoming Lecture: Prof. Shi Zhiru on Bells, Hells, and Dizang in Chinese Buddhism

We are pleased to welcome Professor Shi Zhiru (Pomona College) to UBC.  Her lecture entitled, “For Whom The Bell Tolls: Bells, Hells, and Venerating Dizang in China” will take place at: UBC Robson Square | Room C100 | 800 Robson Street Monday, OCTOBER 20, … Continue reading

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Becoming Citizens: Student-Monks and the Rise of Social Engagement in Modern Chinese Buddhism

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program presents a lecture by the Venerable Rongdao Lai. “Becoming Citizens: Student-Monks and the Rise of Social Engagement in Modern Chinese Buddhism” Date: Wednesday, 9 April 2014 Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM Place: Room 120, … Continue reading

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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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Keynote Addresses: Georgios Halkias and Masahiro Shimoda

You are cordially invited to two keynotes addresses for the conference, “The Pure Land in Buddhist Cultures: History, Image, Praxis, Thought”: Dr. Georgios Halkias – Pure Land in Tibet Dr. Masahiro Shimoda – Pure Land in Ancient India *Please click … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conference: The Pure Land in Buddhist Cultures

All are welcome to register and attend the conference and keynote lectures. *Registration fee includes meals and refreshments for the weekend. The Pure Land in Buddhist Cultures: History, Image, Praxis, Thought Conference will be taking place at the Vancouver campus … Continue reading

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