Tag Archives: Chinese Buddhism

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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Three Upcoming Lectures on Buddhism

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, in conjunction with the Tzu-chi Buddhist Studies Forum, Kameyama Lecture Series, and Contemporary Tibetan Studies Program, presents three lectures on Buddhism this March: Dr. Weirong Shen, research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton … Continue reading

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Talk by Professor Albert Welter on Buddhist Relic Veneration in Medieval China

UBC’s Tzu-chi Buddhist Studies Forum, together with the Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program (generously supported by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen Foundation), are pleased to invite you to a public lecture by Professor Albert Welter, University of Winnipeg. January 24, 5:00 … Continue reading

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Upcoming Lectures: Robert Thurman on Buddhism and the Current Global Crisis

Professor Robert Thurman, an expert on Tibetan Buddhism, will be giving a series of three lectures at UBC (April 26 and 27, 2008): “The Mañjuśrī Connection: Relations between Tibetan and Chinese Buddhisms” “The Layman Vimalakīrti and the Basic Mahāyana Buddhist … Continue reading

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