Buddhist Studies in Berkeley

The Institute of Buddhist Studies has been providing graduate-level Buddhist, ministerial, chaplaincy, and other other educational programs in Berkeley since 1949. Read more to see if our programs are right for you!

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Mindfulness and Compassion: The Art and Science of Contemplative Practice
The Mindfulness and Compassion: The Art and Science of Contemplative Practice conference brings together internationally recognized researchers...
Address to the Graduating Class of 2014
Editor's Note: the following is a transcript of the prepared remarks to the graduating class of 2014, delivered on 23 May 2014, by Rev. Peter Yuichi...
In memoriam: Rev. Dr. Taitetsu Unno
Update: The Memorial Service for Rev. Dr. Taitetsu Unno will be held on Saturday, 3 January, 2015, at 11 am, at the Berkeley Buddhist Temple. Rev....
2014 IBS Memorial Service
The Institute of Buddhist Studies conducted its annual Memorial Service on Thursday, December 4 at 7 p.m. at the Jodo Shinshu Center Kodo, to honor...
First IBS President’s Award
Dr. Taitetsu Unno, distinguished minister, scholar, translator and author, was presented with the first Institute of Buddhist Studies President's...
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Upcoming Events

  1. Spring 2015 Student Orientation

    January 28 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Buddhism and Counseling: 2015 IBS Winter Symposium

    February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Spring 2015 Ryukoku Lecture (1)

    March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Spring 2015 Ryukoku Lecture (2)

    March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Ryukoku Symposium: Buddhism and Japanese Culture

    March 21