Category Archives: Video

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 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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Report on the Venerable Sik Yin Kit’s Lecture on Teaching Vipassana in Canadian Prisons

Around 90 people attended the Venerable Sik Yin Kit’s lecture on Prison Dhamma at I.K. Barber Centre, UBC campus, early Friday evening, March 18, 2011: “Dhamma in Prison: The True Transformation?”

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Report: “Buddhism in Canada” Conference 2010

From October 15 to 17, 2010, the Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program convened an international conference on “Buddhism in Canada: Global Causes, Local Conditions.” The conference was an opportunity to investigate the contours of Buddhism in Canada and its dramatic … Continue reading

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Report: Mark Unno on Shin Buddhism and Interreligious Dialogue

On September 23, 2010, at the I.K. Barber Learning Centre, UBC, Professor Mark Unno spoke before an audience of 60 interested individuals on: “Shin Buddhism in Interreligious Dialogue: A World of Teaching and Learning”

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