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Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series

The Inaugural Lecture

Thanks to the generous support from Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou China. CBS started the Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series in the fall semester of 2019. On May 2nd, Dr. John Kieschnick of Stanford University was our speaker for the Inaugural presentation of the Lingyin Buddhist Studies Lecture series and he gave a great presentation on his topic:   

Literal and Metaphorical Demons in Chinese Buddhism

Prof. John Kieschnick, Department of Religious Studies, Stanford University

Date: May 2, 2019


The lecture Series:


How to Deal with the Upheavals in Life from the Buddhist Perspective

Ven. Hui Dong, Abbot, Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple, Los Angeles

Date: September 17, 2019


The Artist-monk Hongyi and His Intersecting Social Worlds in Early Twentieth-century Hangzhou: a Kaleidoscopic Approach

Prof. Raoul Birnbaum, University of California, Santa Cruz

Date: October 8, 2019


Shakuhachi Performance by Shawn Head

Shawn Renzoh Head, Composer, Shakuhachi Performer, and Lecturer
Date: October 28, 2019


The Competitions in Sacred Space

Xie Yifeng, Assistant professor in Yuelu Academy at Hunan University

Date: November 5, 2019


ON THE INTEGRATION OF CHINESE AND TIBETAN, EXOTERIC AND ESOTERIC BUDDHISM DURING THE PERIOD OF TANGUT XIA KINGDOM

Prof. Weirong Shen, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Date: December 2, 2019