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2012 Ryukoku Lecture: Series True Teaching, Practice and Realization, part 1

March 8, 2012
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series
True Teaching, Practice and Realization: its aim and the formation of Shinran’s Pure Land Teaching

Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University

Thursday March 8, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Features and Critiques of Hōnen’s Pure Land Teaching

All lectures are free and open to the public and will be held at the Institute of Buddhist Studies

2140 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, Ca 94704

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2012 Ryukoku Lecture Series: True Teaching, Practice and Realization, part 2

March 15, 2012
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series
True Teaching, Practice and Realization: its aim and the formation of Shinran’s Pure Land Teaching

Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University

Thursday March 15, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Birth through the nembutsu: Shinran’s explications of practice and shinjin

All lectures are free and open to the public and will be held at the Institute of Buddhist Studies

2140 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, Ca 94704

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Graduate Student Symposium: Globalization, Tourism, Modernization, and Religions of Asia

March 16, 2012
1:00 pmto5:30 pm

We are pleased to announce the Institute of Buddhist Studies’ Second Annual Graduate Student symposium: “Globalization, Tourism, Modernization, and the Religions of Asia.”

The symposium will highlight work by graduate students, who will present a range of topics within the field of Religious Studies. Considerations will include religious tourism, cultural transformation of texts and practices, and modern and contemporary activities of Buddhists.

The event will take place 1:00pm – 5:30pm, Friday March 16th at the Institute of Buddhist Studies, with a light reception to follow.

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This event is free and open to the public.

Presenters include:

Courtney Bruntz, Graduate Theological Union: “Religious Tourism in Contemporary China: A Case Study of Beijing Temple Reconstruction and the 2008 Olympics.”

Chenxing Han, Institute of Buddhist Studies: “What’s Buddhism got to do with it?: Popular and scientific perspectives on mindful eating.”

Jared Gardner, Maitripa College and Starr King School for the Ministry: “Globalism, Capitalism and Race: Toward a Buddhist Theology of Racial Justice.”

Victoria Pinto, University of Southern California: “Encounter and Passage: A Look at ‘The Vision and Art of Shinjo Ito’ Exhibit in North America.”

Sarah Whylly, Florida State University: “Tannisho Translations.”

Xiao Yang, Northwestern University: “Art as Skillful Means (upāya方便), Art for New Chinese Citizens: Visual Strategies of Feng Zikai’s Buddhist-Inflected Sketches (1920-1940s).”

2012 Ryukoku Lecture Series: True Teaching, Practice and Realization, part 3

March 22, 2012
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series
True Teaching, Practice and Realization: its aim and the formation of Shinran’s Pure Land Teaching

Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University

Thursday March 22, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
The Jōgen Suppression and Shinran’s admonition against self-power

All lectures are free and open to the public and will be held at the Institute of Buddhist Studies
2140 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, Ca 94704

Download a flyer for these events.

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