UPDATE: Please note updated program and time. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Institute of Buddhist Studies incorporating as a seminary and graduate school, the 2016 Numata Lecture will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016. This year’s Numata Lecture
We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 3rd Annual Graduate Student Symposium at the Institute of Buddhist Studies.
Audio and video recordings from this fall’s symposium, Domestic Dharma: Beyond Texts, Beyond Monasteries, has been added to our podcast.
Five Institute Of Buddhist Studies’ students received their Master Degrees at a commencement ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2012 at the Jodo Shinshu Center in Berkeley.
“Making Sense of the Blood Bowl Sutra: Gender, Pollution, and Salvation in Buddhist Sermons from Early Modern Japan,” was the Institute of Buddhist Studies’ Spring Numata Lecture topic presented by Dr. Lori Meeks of University of Southern California.
Dr. Kenneth Lee, professor at the California State University, Northridge, will be Fall Numata Lecture, speaking on â€œShinranâ€™s Devotional Hymn of Prince Shotoku: Kotaishi Shotoku Hosan,â€ Friday, November 19, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Institute of Buddhist Studies,