News, Announcements, and Events from the Institute of Buddhist Studies
[ October 8, 2014; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] 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.
This event made possible by the generous support of the Numata Foundation.
[ Read: Arising of Faith in the Human Body: Ryukoku Post-doctoral Research Fellow and Numata Lecture ]
[ August 27, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] New and returning students, faculty and staff, are welcome to attend the fall 2014 student orientation to learn about this year’s programs and classes, meet faculty, and consult with your advisors. For details and information, please contact that the IBS office.
[ Read: Fall 2014 Orientation ]
[ July 4, 2014 to July 6, 2014. ] “Sea of Suffering, Ocean of Compassion”
Featuring Dr. Taitetsu Unno, Rev. Tetsuo Unno and Prof. Mark Unno
July 4-6, 2014, Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA
This event will be hosted in Asilomar and is being co-sponsored by the Center for Buddhist Education.
[ Read: Summer Pacific Seminar ]
[ May 25, 2014; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Please join us at the Jodo Shinshu Center in Berkeley on Sunday, May 25, 2014 for a Buddha Day, Vesak, and Hanamatsuri celebration.
Rev. Seigen Yamaoka
Buddhist Council of Northern California
Institute of Buddhist Studies
Center for Buddhist Education
[ Read: Vesak Hanamatsuri Celebration ]
[ April 18, 2014; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The IBS Numata Symposium, Narrative in Buddhist Texts, Practice and Transmission, will explore the significance of narrative in Buddhism from a variety of perspectives, in particular, the narrative core of its texts, structures of engagements of the Buddhist path, and new forms arising within a range of cultural contexts.
9:00 – 9:15 am
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[ Read: Narrative in Buddhist Texts, Practice and Transmission ]
[ March 22, 2014; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] “The Benefits of a Life of Shinjin”
Featuring Prof. Nobuhiro Fukagawa of Ryukoku University
March 22, 2014, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, Gardena Buddhist Church, 1517 W. 166th St., Gardena, CA 90247
This event will be hosted in Southern California and is being co-sponsored by the Center for Buddhist Education.
[ Read: Spring Pacific Seminar ]
[ March 19, 2014; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. March 20, 2014; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Issues in Shin Buddhist Propagational Studies
Prof. Nobuhiro Fukagawa of the Department of Shin Buddhist Studies, Ryukoku University
[ Read: 2014 Ryukoku Lectures: Issues in Shin Buddhist Propagational Studies ]
[ November 15, 2013; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Hosted by the UC Berkeley Group in Buddhist Studies and Center for Buddhist Studies, the 2013 Toshi Book prize will be awarded in a ceremony at the Jodo Shinshu Center. More information is forthcoming. Please contact UC Berkeley for more information.
[ Read: Toshi Book Prize Presentation Ceremony and Lecture ]
[ November 8, 2013; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Annual service to remember those who, through their work and sacrifice, have made our community possible. Details are forthcoming.
[ Read: Eitaikyo Service ]
[ October 31, 2013; 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ] The Graduate Theological Union’s Asia Project is hosting an informal conversation with Dr. Takahiko Kameyama, a post-doctoral research fellow here at the Institute of Buddhist Studies. His talk is titled “Attaining Buddhahood in this very body: the interpretation of medieval Shingon Buddhist consecration rituals.”
Bring your lunch! Tea and snacks will be provided. PSR MUD 204.
[ Read: Conversation with Takahiko Kameyama ]