Thursday, August 14, 2014

Arising of Faith in the Human Body: Ryukoku Post-doctoral Research Fellow Public Lecture

Arising of Faith in the Human Body: Ryukoku Post-doctoral Research Fellow Public Lecture

Please join us for a public lecture to be delivered by the Institute of Buddhist Studies’ 2014 Ryukoku University Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Dr. Takahiko Kameyama, Wednesday, October 8, from 3:00 p.m., at the Jodo Shinshu Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Arising of Faith in the Human Body: The Significance of Embryological and Physiological Discourses in Medieval Shingon…

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Mara Re-imagined: Stories of the ‘Evil One’ in Changing Contexts, 2014 Numata Symposium

Mara Re-imagined: Stories of the ‘Evil One’ in Changing Contexts, 2014 Numata Symposium #buddhism #podcast

Narrative in Buddhist Texts, Practice and Transmission, an exploration of the significance of narrative in Buddhism from a variety of perspectives.

Mara Re-imagined: Stories of the ‘Evil One’ in Changing Contexts by Dr. Michael D. Nichols, Saint Joseph’s College with response by Scott Mitchell.

Recorded Friday, April 18, 2014, Berkeley, CA.

Funding provided generously by the Numata Foundation.

(c…

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Path from Metaphor to Narrative: Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation, 2014 Numata Symposium

The Path from Metaphor to Narrative: Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation, 2014 Numata Symposium #buddhism #podcast

Narrative in Buddhist Texts, Practice and Transmission, an exploration of the significance of narrative in Buddhism from a variety of perspectives.

The Path from Metaphor to Narrative: Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Dr. Richard K. Payne, Institute of Buddhist Studies with response by Daijaku Kinst.

Recorded Friday, April 18, 2014, Berkeley, CA.

Funding provided generously by the Numata…

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Narrative Amidst the Activities of Scripture, 2014 Numata Symposium

Narrative Amidst the Activities of Scripture, 2014 Numata Symposium #buddhism #podcast

Narrative in Buddhist Texts, Practice and Transmission, an exploration of the significance of narrative in Buddhism from a variety of perspectives.

Narrative Amidst the Activities of Scripture by Dr. Charles Hallisey, Harvard Divinity School with response by Mark Blum of the University of California, Berkeley.

Recorded Friday, April 18, 2014, Berkeley, CA.

Funding provided generously by the…

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Friday, May 30, 2014

2014 Commencement

IBS 2014 Commencement:

Four Institute of Buddhist Studies’ Buddhist Chaplaincy students received their joint Graduate Theological Union/IBS Masters Degrees at commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 23, 2014.

The event was chaired by Rev. Dr. David Matsumoto. The opening service was conducted by Bishop Kodo Umezu, President of IBS. Opening remarks were made by Dr. Richard Payne, Dean, and Richard…

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Vesak Hanamatsuri Celebration

Please join us at the Jodo Shinshu Center in Berkeley on Sunday, May 25, 2014 for a Buddha Day, Vesak, and Hanamatsuri celebration.

Guest speaker:
Rev. Seigen Yamaoka

Co-sponsored by:
Buddhist Council of Northern California
Institute of Buddhist Studies
Center for Buddhist Education

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way, Part One

Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way, Part One

An exploration of the roles that a received tradition and personal engagement play in our realization of the truth and meaning of Jodo Shinshu.

Dr. Michael Conway of the Eastern Buddhist Society

Recorded Thursday, February 28, 2013, San Mateo, CA.

Sponsored by the George T. Aratani Endowment for the IBS Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies.

(c) 2013 Michael Conway

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Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way, Part Three

Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way, Part Three

An exploration of the roles that a received tradition and personal engagement play in our realization of the truth and meaning of Jodo Shinshu.

Discussion and response by Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki, Professor Emeritus, Ryukoku University.

Recorded Thursday, February 28, 2013, San Mateo, CA.

Sponsored by the George T. Aratani Endowment for the IBS Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies.

(c)…

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Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way, Part Two

Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way, Part Two

An exploration of the roles that a received tradition and personal engagement play in our realization of the truth and meaning of Jodo Shinshu.

Rev. Henry Adams of Oxnard Buddhist Temple

Recorded Thursday, February 28, 2013, San Mateo, CA.

Sponsored by the George T. Aratani Endowment for the IBS Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies.

(c) 2013 Henry Adams

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Spring 2014 Ryukoku Lecture Series

Spring 2014 Ryukoku Lecture Series

The Institute of Buddhist Studies will present the 2014 Ryukoku Lectures with Professor Nobuhiro Fukagawa, from Ryukoku University Department  of Shin Buddhist Studies.  The title of the presentation  is “The Propagation of Shin Buddhism: Challenges and Possibilities, “ in a two part lecture on Wednesday, March 19 and Thursday, March 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jodo Shinshu Center, 2140 Durant…

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