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Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 2:46 pm
We are pleased to announce the 2013 Ryukoku Lectures series with Prof. Tesshin Michimoto
Mt. Hiei and the Pure Land
The Development of Pure Land Teachings in Tendai Buddhism
March 13 (Wednesday) Saicho: His Life and Teachings
March 20 (Wednesday) Ennin: Nembutsu Liturgy & Practice
March 27 (Wednesday) Genshin: Essentials of Attaining Birth
All lectures from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Jodo Shinshu Center
All lectures will be given in Japanese with English translation.
Free and open to the public.
Thursday, February 17, 2011, 5:13 pm
The Institute of Buddhist Studies 2011 RyÅ«koku Lectures
The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition: significant persons, moments and issues
by Professor Atsushi Hirata
Department of History
RyÅ«koku University, Kyoto, Japan
Professor Atsushi Hirata will deliver the 2011 RyÅ«koku Lectures at the Institute of Buddhist Studies. The lectures will take place on the following dates at the Jodo Shinshu Center, 2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 2:10-5:00 pm
Buddhadharma and the feudal system
Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 2:10-5:00 pm
The SangÅ Wakuran incident and its impact
Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 2:10-5:00 pm
Hongwanji and the State: the two truth theory
All of Professor Hirata’s lectures will be given in Japanese, with English translation. These lectures are open to public, without charge for admission. All interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend Prof. Hirata’s lectures.
Thursday, February 11, 2010, 9:00 am
Dr. Dennis Hirota, Professor in the Department of Shin Buddhist Studies at Ryukoku University, Kyoto, will be the Institute of Buddhist Studies Ryukoku Lecturer at the Jodo Shinshu Center Kodo, 2140 Durant Ave., Berkeley
Dr. Hirota is known for his translation work in â€œThe Collected Works of Shinranâ€ and published works such as â€œNo Abode: The Record of Ippen,â€ â€œToward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism,â€ â€œShinran: An Introduction to His Thought,â€ and â€œTannisho: A Primer.â€
He will speak on the topic â€œShinranâ€™s Phenomenology of Religious Life: Toward a Rethinking of Shinjin.â€ The topics date and times of his lecture will be:
- Lecture One: â€œThe Shin Buddhist Path and Truthâ€ on Wednesday, March 10 from 2:10 to 5 p.m.
- Lecture Two: â€œThe Shin Buddhist Path and Timeâ€ on Tuesday, March 16 from 2:30 to 5 p.m.
- Lecture Three: â€œShin Buddhist Path and Dwellingâ€ on Wednesday, March 17 from 2:30 to 5 p.m.
The lectures will be given in English and are open to the public.
For more information, please contact David Matsumoto or call 510-809-1448.