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Buddhism in the West Buddhist community Chaplaincy

Columbia University recently hosted a conference on Buddhist chaplaincy. Here is an article about it from Buddhistdoor: 

https://www.buddhistdoor.net/news/columbia-university-hosts-buddhist-chaplaincy-conference-in-new-york

One presenter was Nathan Jishin Michon, who attended from Japan where he is a Fulbright fellow at Tohoku University and doctoral candidate at the Graduate Theological Union’s Institute for Buddhist studies. Jishin is co-editor of A THOUSAND HANDS:  A Guidebook to Caring for Your Buddhist Community (one of the few books on Buddhist chaplaincy, and published by Sumeru) ...

https://sumeru-books.com/collections/engaged-buddhism/products/a-thousand-hands-a-guidebook-to-caring-for-your-buddhist-community

Another presenter was Rev. Monica Sanford, assistant director for spirituality and religious life at Rochester Institute of Technology. Rev. Sanford is the author of Kalyāṇamitra: A Buddhist Model for Spiritual Care (forthcoming from Sumeru).

 



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