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Feb 8, 2022
Thanks to the generous support from Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes a Buddhist Studies Best Graduate Research Paper Award for graduate students who demonstrate superb research abilities through writing and publishing....
Feb 7, 2022
UACBS Buddhist Studies Doctoral Fellowship Thanks to the generous support of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China and the Khyentse Foundation, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes several graduate fellowships to support two or more qualified Ph.D. students (not...
Feb 2, 2022
In recent years, along with the rise of Digital Humanities and database technologies, the field of Chinese studies also underwent a digital revolution with the applications of new electronic tools in different subfields. Despite the increased funding in these digital projects, only a few achieved...
Jan 31, 2022
Reflections 2022: Annual Newsletter from the CBS We are pleased to announce that the 2022 Center for Buddhist Studies newsletter has been published. In the newsletter, we present news about recent conferences, new research, focused initiatives, student achievements, and various lecture series...
Jan 28, 2022
TOPIC: TRUTH IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: SEDUCTIVE WRITING AND THE BIRTH OF CHAN (ZEN) BUDDHISM IN THE TANG DYNASTY Speaker: Dr. Alan Cole, independent scholar Date: Nov. 3, 2021 Location: The University of Arizona YouTube link to the talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ogz4WdzZT0...
Jan 26, 2022
We are pleased to release the tenth issue of a monthly Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter in January 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...
Jan 24, 2022
Venerable Master Guang Quan’s Opening Speech at the Jiangnan Symposium Available on YouTube Speaker: Venerable Master Guang Quan, Abbot of Lingyin Monastery, Hangzhou, China Date: Dec. 9, 2021 Location: The University of Arizona Link to symposium: https://conferences.cbs.arizona.edu/jiangnan-...
Jan 17, 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 Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter published in the...
Jan 14, 2022
The University of Arizona offers a wide range of courses in Buddhist Studies and related subjects for undergraduates and graduate students. Listed below are the courses being offered in Spring 2022. For more information, please contact: The Center for Buddhist Studies at (520) 621-9820, orbuddhist-...
Dec 27, 2021
Dear faculty, staff, students, and friends of the Center for Buddhist Studies,    Happy New Year! On behalf of the Center’s faculty and staff, I would like to wish you a happy and prosperous 2022. It has been another difficult year for all of us. We have had to endure all kinds of inconvenience and...

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