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.



“Reflections” 2021: The Annual Newsletter from CBS   We are pleased to announce that the 2021 Center for Buddhist Studies newsletter has been published. In the newsletter, we present news about recent conferences, new research, focused initiatives, student achievements, and various lecture series... Read More
DIRECTOR’S 2021 NEW YEAR MESSAGE   Dear faculty, staff, students, and friends of the Center for Buddhist Studies,   As we take this time to reflect on the achievements of the past year and look forward to a New Year, our community is facing unprecedented challenges. We are grateful that you have... Read More
  UACBS to Publish Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter The Center for Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce a new project to coordinate and publish a monthly Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter. The first volume will appear at the end of January 2021, with the Center’s Director... Read More
UACBS Online Community Courses Survey As part of our commitment to promoting the study of Buddhism within and outside the university, The Center for Buddhist Studies is planning to offer non-credit community courses on a variety of topics, taught by experts in the field. Immerse yourself in “Zen... Read More
  Info Sessions on A New Home for the Center for Buddhist Studies To all of our donors and supporters, thank you for helping to make our first three years a great success. We are pleased to share the news that our Center will have its new physical home in the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative... Read More

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