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Mar 21, 2020
The University of Arizona’s Center for Buddhist Studies proudly stands with our entire community as we rise together to face the challenges of these difficult times.  In all forms of Buddhism, compassion is a quality that is of singular importance.  Today, President Robbins recognized the many...
Mar 16, 2020
The Center acquired a set of rare translation notes of The Record of Linji (Rinzai Roku) in the summer of 2017. These translation notes were the collaborative work of Ruth Fuller Sasaki, Philip Yampolsky, Burton Watson, Gary Snyder, Iriya Yoshitaka and Yanagida Seizan, who participated in a...
Feb 10, 2020
Jinhui Wu, a PhD candidate and research assistant from the Department of East Asian Studies has been awarded the 2020 Katheryne B. Willock Library award of the University of Arizona for her extensive and innovative use of the University Libraries information resources and services in support of her...
Feb 10, 2020
Jinhui Wu, a PhD candidate and research assistant from the Department of East Asian Studies was awarded first place at the 2020 student showcase organized by the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) of the University of Arizona. Her project “Novel Methods and Activities for Teaching...
Feb 10, 2020
Stephen Batchelor will be giving a lecture on "The Practice of Solitude" and will include readings from The Art of Solitude on Monday, March 9. The lecture is one of the Pu Yin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series in 2020. Stephen is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and author of several books, best...
Feb 10, 2020
We are glad to announce that the 2020 newsletter for CBS has been published.  The newsletter presents recent conferences, new research, focused initiatives, and various lecture series related to global Buddhist Studies.  The newsletter will be published at the beggining of each year so make sure to...
Jan 30, 2020
As part of the field survey of the FROGBEAR project in summer 2020, the participants will have the opportunity to present and join Hangzhou Buddhist Culture International Symposium on "Buddhist Texts, Textual Communities and Jiangnan Society" 佛教經典、文字社群與江南社會, held from June 5 to 7 and co-hosted by...
Jan 27, 2020
The Center for Buddhist Studies is glad to present Khyentse Foundation Lecture Series in 2020, The event is free and open to the public.  Speaker: Prof. JOSÉ I. CABEZÓN Religious Studies University of California, Santa Barbara Title: THE BUDDHIST HERITAGE OF PAKISTAN Time: Tuesday, February 18,...
Jan 27, 2020
In summer 2020, we plan to start Cluster 1.5 of the FROGBEAR project in Hangzhou from June 2-14 in conjunction with the Hangzhou Buddhist Culture Project. As part of the field survey, participants will have the opportunity to present and join Hangzhou Buddhist Culture International Symposium on "...
Jan 24, 2020
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 qualified Ph.D. students (not visiting or affiliated students), to complete a major...

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