2011 Ryukoku Lectures: The Hongwanji: Institutional and Doctrinal Developments in the Tokugawa Era

M. Editor  |  February 17, 2011

The Institute of Buddhist Studies 2011 Ryūkoku Lectures

The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition: significant persons, moments and issues

by Professor Atsushi Hirata
Department of History
Ryūkoku University, Kyoto, Japan

Professor Atsushi Hirata will deliver the 2011 Ryūkoku 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 Sangō 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.