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May 22, 2018
Director Jiang Wu will organize the ICSCC Visiting Scholar Workshop on “Buddhism and Methods: Ming-Qing Buddhism and Related Topics” on May 23, 2018 at Fudan University, Shanghai, China. About twenty eminent scholars working on Ming-Qing Buddhism and Chinese religionsfrom all over the world...
May 18, 2018
The Center for Buddhist Studies recently acquired the original translation notes of Linji Yixuan's Record of Linji 臨濟錄 (Rinzai roku) in 15 binders and plans to digitize them. These were the notes prepared by Ruth Fuller Sasaki, Iriya Yoshitaka 入矢義高, and Yanagida Seizan 柳田聖山(also known as Yokoi)....
May 17, 2018
Director Jiang Wu will be invited to give a lecture titled “Reinventing the Tripitaka: Transformation of the Buddhist Canon in Modern East Asia” at Shanghai Normal University in Shanghai, China on May 20, 2018. For the details of the lecture information, please see the attached poster.
May 2, 2018
It is a delight to announce that the Academic Advisory Board for the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona has been officially formed.   The board is composed of eight professors working on Buddhism, American religions, and cultural studies from world-renowned universities:...
Apr 30, 2018
Congratulations on Prof. Albert Welter's new Book: The Administration of Buddhism in China: A Study and Translation of Zanning and the Topical Compendium of the Buddhist Clergy (Da Song Seng shilue) published by Cambria Press in 2018. For the details of the book, see http://www.cambriapress.com/...
Apr 16, 2018
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 Buddhist Studies, for the inaugural ceremony of the Center for Buddhist Studies, has been uploaded on...
Apr 13, 2018
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 ceremony of the Center for Buddhist Studies as well as a part of the Khyentse Foundation Buddhist...
Apr 12, 2018
Senior Fellow Prof. Chia-lin Pao Tao from the Center for Buddhist Studies, delivered an address on Qingming festival as well as promoting the establishment of the Center for Buddhist Studies among the Tucson communities at Tucson Chinese Cultural Center in Tucson on April 7, 2018. It was a...
Apr 10, 2018
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...
Apr 4, 2018
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 (known as Aming Tu) posthumous book Healing Through Hearing the Dharma: 10 Lessons on Life and Death as Taught by the Buddha 法的療愈:佛陀教我的10堂生死課 from Professor Tu’s...

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