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.

The Center for Buddhist Studies is glad to announce the fifth lecture of the Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series in 2019 fall at the U of A.  Professor Xie Yifeng is scheduled to present. The lecture is free and open to the public. Title: THE COMPETITIONS IN SACRED SPACE: THE SPATIAL... Read More
The University of Arizona offers multiple courses on Buddhist Studies for undergraduate and graduate students in 2019 fall. Select the courses on Buddhism if you are interested.   Category I Undergraduate Courses   EAS 160A1 - The Worlds of Buddhism Mo We 12:00PM-12:50PM     Rm 204, Henry Koffler... Read More
The Fourth Lingyin Buddhist Lectures Series   What Guest Artist Lecture-Performance by Shawn Head: “The Shakuhachi Flute”  WhenMonday, October 28, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.  WhereHolsclaw Hall, UA Fred Fox School of Music, southeast corner of Park and Speedway  Cost/Admission Free admission, open to the... Read More
The Center for Buddhist Studies is glad to announce the third lecture of the Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series in 2019 fall at the U of A. Professor Raoul Birnbaum is scheduled to present. The lecture is free and open to the public. Title: TRANSFORMED IN HANGZHOU: THE REAL-LIFE ADVENTURES (... Read More
Dear friends,  We are glad to announce that the first issue of the e-newsletter for the UA Center for Buddhist Studies has been published.  The newsletter presents recent conferences, new research, focused initiatives, and various lecture series related to global Buddhist Studies.  The newsletter... Read More

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