by Seigen Yamaoka
Monday, March 10, 2014, 10:01 am
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 Ave., Berkeley.
Professor Fukagawa was recently appointed to the rank of Kagaku, which is the highest academic ranking within the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha. He is a noted scholar in Shin Buddhist Studies, but also a professor for the newly established graduate study program in Practical Shin Buddhist Studies.
The lecture is free and open to the public.