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Apr 21, 2022
Time:   May 3rd (Tuesday), 16:00-16:30 (Arizona Time) Location:  Poetry Center, 1508 E Helen St, Tucson, AZ 85719 This event will be held in conjunction with the Launching Ceremony of the Obaku Ingen Online Art Exhibition and Lecture. Links:Launching Ceremony of the Online Art Exhibition [Obaku...
Apr 18, 2022
Dr. Jiang Wu recently published a research paper in Journal of Chan Buddhism on a significant Tang-dynasty lay Buddhist Pei Xiu, who was a follower of Huangbo Chan. Pei Xiu 裴休 (791–864) was a literati follower of Buddhist teachers, among whom the two most eminent were Zongmi 宗密 (780–841) and...
Apr 10, 2022
Launching Ceremony of the Online Art Exhibition True Image: Celebrating the Legacy of Yinyuan Longqi (Ingen Ryūki) and the Art of Ōbaku May 3 (Tuesday), 2022 In-person/hybrid event *Participants in the in-person event are expected to be free of Covid symptoms and masks and social distancing are...
Apr 10, 2022
Obaku Ingen Lecture Series, No. 1Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan/Ingen in Global East Asia by Dr. Jiang Wu In 1654 Zen Master Yinyuan traveled from China to Japan. Just seven years later he established the monastery Manpukuji and founded a new tradition called Ōbaku. In this talk, Jiang Wu tells the...
Apr 6, 2022
April 3, 2022 is the Western calendar day when Master Yinyuan (Ingen), founder of the Japanese Obaku sect, passed away 350 years ago. A solemn ceremony has been held on that day at Manupukuji, Uji, Japan according to the Japanese Obaku tradition. The ceremony was officiated by the Obaku sect...
Apr 3, 2022
The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine (AWCIM) building, located at 1231 N. Cherry Avenue (Corner of Cherry Avenue & Mabel Street), has been held successfully on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 12-1 p.m. The AWCIM Executive Director Victoria Maizes hosted...
Apr 1, 2022
Dear friends and followers of UArizona Center for Buddhist Studies, We thank you for your continuous support. As a token of appreciation and a gift of gratitude, we would like to present you a free E-Book: a collection of all issues of the Community Wellness Digest published in the year 2021....
Mar 30, 2022
Dear Friends,  We are glad to announce that the 1st issue of the 2022 news digest for the UA Center for Buddhist Studies has been published. This news digest presents recent conferences, new research, focused initiatives, and various lecture series related to global Buddhist Studies. It will be...
Mar 27, 2022
We are pleased to release the twelfth issue of a monthly Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter in March 2022. The purpose of this newsletter is to present academic information about the research, collation, collection, and digitalization of Chinese Buddhist canons and scriptures. The opinions...
Mar 25, 2022
The year 2022 marks the 350th anniversary of Master Yiyuan Longqi’s (Ingen Ryūki, 1952-1673) death. On this important occasion, the Journal of Studies on Fujianese Entrepreneurs Culture (Minshang wenhua yanjiu闽商文化研究), working closely with the Huangbo (Ōbaku) Study Association and the Huangbo (...

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