APPLIED BUDDHISM CONFERENCE & Professional Development Workshop October 14-16, 2016 Inaugural Conference of the Applied Buddhist Studies Initiative Emmanuel College, University of Toronto KEYNOTE ADDRESS (Evening, Friday Oct. 14) Applied Buddhism: Past & Present by Dr. John Makransky, Associate Professor, Boston College Co-Founder & Guiding Teacher, Courage of Care Coalition PANEL PRESENTATIONS: 18 Speakers (Fri.... Read more »
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The sixth annual Tung Lin Kok Yuen UBC Buddhist Conference will take place this year between August 10-12. Here is information about the event, schedule, workshops, etc. Buddhism in the Global Eye — Aug 10–12 at the University of British Columbia
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October 14, 15 & 16, 2016 Conference on Applied Buddhism: Past and Present Presented by: Applied Buddhist Studies Initiative Emmanuel College, University of Toronto (St. George Campus) Keynote Address by Dr. John Makransky http://wisdomtoronto.com Call for papers Proposals (300 words) to be submitted by March 15, 2016 http://wisdomtoronto.com/call-for-papers
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Here is a recent article from www.buddhistdoor.net on the Buddhist Ministry Initiative. The conference took place earlier this year at Harvard Divinity School (HDS) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The three-day event was titled “Education and Buddhist Ministry: Whither—and Why?” Here is the link to their program: http://hds.harvard.edu/academics/buddhist-ministry-initiative The Buddhist Ministry Initiative, founded with the support of The Robert... Read more »
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Here’s a wonderful video of Dr. Reg Crowshoe of the Blackfoot nation, addressing the World Buddhist Women conference in Calgary (organized by the Jodo Shinshu Temples of Canada) earlier this year. His talk deals with the First Nations perspective on Oneness, which was the theme of this year’s conference. It’s an interesting look at the... Read more »
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