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Climate Karma: Buddhist Responses to Climate Change

By Taigen Dan Leighton

 

Buddhist spiritual teachings offer rich paradigms for seeing our deep interconnectedness and integration with the natural world. These can serve as encouraging bases for responding to climate change and indeed to all environmental concerns.

Green Tea Conversation: ATTAINING BUDDHAHOOD IN THIS VERY BODY: THE INTERPRETATION OF MEDIEVAL SHINGON BUDDHIST CONSECRATION RITUALS

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 1:30pm

ASIA PROJECT, GREEN TEA CONVERSATION

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.

 

Thursday, October 31

Dharma At Times Of Need: The Interface of Chaplaincy and Ministry

Friday, May 3, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, May 4, 2013 (All day)

The Institute of Buddhist Studies, Berkeley and Buddhist Ministry Initiative, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge cordially invite you this weekend to:

Dharma At Times Of Need: The Interface of Chaplaincy and Ministry

The Language of Meditation Across Religious Traditions

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

Panel Discussion and Workshop: Public Event

Mangalam Research Center, 2018 Allston Way, Berkeley

 

A Conversation with Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 2:00pm

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.

Tradition and Insight - IBS 2013 Winter Symposium

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

"Tradition and Insight: Our encounter with the true essence of the Pure Land Way," the 2013 Winter Symposium, will be presented on Thursday, February 28 in conjunction with the BCA National Council Meeting. Keynote by Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki.

San Mateo Marriott Hotel, 1770 South Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo

Winter Pacific Seminar 21st Century - Keynote by Takamaro Shigaraki

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

This year's Winter Pacific Seminar will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.

Keynote: Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki, The Path of the Nembutsu

He will speak in Japanese with English translation by Rev. Dr. David Matsumoto, Institute of Buddhist Studies. The presentation will be followed by a dialogue with Dr. Shigaraki.

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Buddhist Studies and the Center for Buddhist Education.

2013 Annual Institute of Buddhist Studies Graduate Student Symposium

Saturday, April 13, 2013 (All day)

Buddhist Ritual, Buddhist Culture

Keynote speaker Dr. Justin McDaniel, University of Pennsylvania

Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley

Buddhism, Becker and Social Violence: Toward a Buddhist Critical Social Theory

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 5:00pm

William Waldron, Middlebury College.

Conference Room, Institute of East Asian Studies, 2223 Fulton Street, 6th floor

For more information, visit http://buddhiststudies.berkeley.edu.

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Contemporary Conversations between Buddhism and Science

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 5:00pm

David E. Presti, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, and Program in Cognitive Science, University of California, Berkeley.

Conference Room, Institute of East Asian Studies, 2223 Fulton Street, 6th floor

For more information, visit http://buddhiststudies.berkeley.edu.

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