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IBS Hosts 17th Biennial IASBS Meeting
Over One Hundred Pure Land Scholars Convene IBS Hosts 17th Biennial IASBS Meeting at the Jodo Shinshu Center, Berkeley [gallery columns="1"...
Symposium: Shinran and the Sutra of Immeasurable Life
“Shinran and the Sutra of Immeasurable Life: Reflections on Reading in the Buddhist Tradition,” is the theme of the symposium co-sponsored by the...
2015 Graduation Commencement
Five Institute of Buddhist Studies’ students were presented with their Masters Degrees and two professorial chair appointments were made at...
Education and Buddhist Ministry: Whither and Why?
The Harvard Divinity School’s Buddhist Ministry Initiative presented a conference on: Education and Buddhist Ministry: Whither and Why? on April...
Mindfulness: Three Buddhist Perspectives
On Friday, February 20, 2015, the IBS, with Wisdom Publications, hosted the symposium "Mindfulness: Three Buddhist Perspectives." The purpose of the...
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