Center for Buddhist Studies

Promoting academic research on the Buddhist tradition and its related religious, intellectual, social, cultural, and artistic aspects around the world

Our center provides regional, national, and international leadership in the academic field of Buddhist studies.

Collaborating with academic units and communities within and outside the university, the center’s activities include a Buddhist studies lecture series, rare Buddhist archive preservation, financial assistance to scholars and students of Buddhist studies, hosting academic conferences and workshops, a visiting scholar program, contemplative studies and community outreach.

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There is a new home planned for the Center for Buddhist Studies within the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.

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Embrace the refreshing breeze of late 2023, unwind post-semester, and revitalize your spirit with invigorating exercise. We warmly invite you to join us for a well-being-focused event on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 9:20 am for a hike at Catalina…
CBS Canon newsletter no.25
UACBS Published the 25th Issue of Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter The 25th issue presents readers with current academic information on books and research papers, auctions as well as the collection of Yongle Southern Canon and the…
Welter KF Zen lecture
Nov. 7, 2023
Khyentse Foundation is going to present the 23rd Goodman Lecture, “In Search of Zen Studies: The Central Role of Chan/Zen Syncretism,” which will be given by Professor Albert Welter of the University of Arizona on Saturday November 11, 2023 at 4:…

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