In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Institute of Buddhist Studies incorporating as a seminary and graduate school, please join us for the 2016 Numata Symposium will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016. Leading scholars discuss the dynamic forces of globalization and the implications for Jodo Shinshu Buddhism in the 21st Century.
Please join Institute for Buddhist Studies for our annual Ryukoku Lecture, which will be given by Dr. Eisho Nasu, professor of Shin Buddhist Studies in the Department of Shin Buddhist Studies at Ryukoku University, Ryukoku University, Kyoto. Both lectures are free and open to the public.
Lecture One: March 7, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Lecture Two: March 9, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The 2016 Institute of Buddhist Studies Winter Symposium, held in conjunction with the Buddhist Churches of America National Council and co-sponsored by the Center for Buddhist Education, will take place on March 3 in Visalia, California.
ATTAINING BUDDHAHOOD IN THIS VERY BODY: THE INTERPRETATION OF MEDIEVAL SHINGON BUDDHIST CONSECRATION RITUALS
Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Dr. Takahico Kameyama. Dr. Kameyama is a post-doctoral research fellow of IBS/GTU. He earned his Ph.D. degree from Ryukoku University, Japan in 2012. His research interest includes Japanese Esoteric Buddhist schools such as Shingon and Tendai.
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Buddhist Studies and Center for Buddhist Education, is a Conversation with Shigarkgi-sensei on Tuesday, February 26, at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel (1770 South Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo).
All BCA ministers, minister emeritus, and minister's assistants are invited to take part in an informal conversation about the teachings and path of Jodo Shinshu with Shigaraki-sensei. A light meal will follow.