Center for

Buddhist Studies

Promoting academic research on the Buddhist tradition and its related religious, intellectual, social, cultural, and economic 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, financial assistance to scholars and students of Buddhist studies, hosting academic conferences and workshops, a visiting scholar program, contemplative studies and community outreach.

Thanks to the generous support of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes two graduate studies fellowships, each worth $10,000, to support two... Read More

Thanks to the generous support of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes two graduate studies fellowships, each worth $10... Read More

Congratulations to our graduate student, Huiqiao Yao, from the Department of East Asian Studies at UA! Huiqiao has been awarded Merit Awards in an essay... Read More

The Center for Buddhist Studies is glad to announce Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series in 2019 spring at UA. Prof. John Kieschnick, the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Professor... Read More

Tianzhu Visiting Scholar Albert Welter, Department Head of East Asian Studies and a core faculty at the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona, talked about his current... Read More

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