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.

It is a delight to announce that the Khyentse Foundation Buddhist Studies Lecture “Is Zen ‘Enlightenment’ Sudden or Gradual?” by Professor Robert E. Buswell, Jr., UCLA Distinguished Professor of... Read More

It is a delight to announce that the keynote speech “Telling the Story of Chinese Buddhism” by Master Guangquan, Abbot of the world-renowned Lingyin Monastery in Hangzhou, China, for the inaugural... Read More

Senior Fellow Prof. Chia-lin Pao Tao from the Center for Buddhist Studies, delivered an address on Qingming festival as well as promoting the... Read More

To celebrate the establishment of the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona in 2017, the official inaugural ceremony was successfully held at the Poetry Center on March 28, 2018. Center Director Jiang Wu, Acting Provost Jeff Goldberg, Vice Dean of the College of Humanities Kim... Read More

The Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona would like to thank for the donation of Professor Tu Cheng-min’s 杜正民... Read More

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