The UofT/McMASTER UNIVERSITY YEHAN NUMATA BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM presents: SHI HUIFENG (Fo Guang University) READING GROUP: Literary Parallelism. Connecting Criticism and Hermeneutics in an Early Mahayana Sutra THURSDAY, January 22, 2015, 3-5 pm, UTSG, JHB 317 LECTURE: Chiasmus Methodology for Buddhist Textual Studies FRIDAY, January 23, 2015, 4-6 pm, McMaster, University Hall 122 The modern... Read more »
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The Power of Awareness, Part 1 Buddhist Teachings and Meditation 10 Wednesdays / Beginning on September 17, 2014 (Last class on November 26) / 7 p.m. LOCATION in Hamilton: TBA Mindfulness is the skill of being deliberately attentive to your experience as it unfolds – without the superimposition of your usual commentary and conceptualizing. The capacity to be mindful... Read more »
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If you are in Toronto or Hamilton, you won’t want to miss these wonderful lectures and reading groups… University of Toronto / McMaster University NUMATA BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM 2014-15 Lucia Dolce (School of Oriental and African Studies) LECTURE: Of Monks and Embryos: Tantric Practices and the Ritualization of Buddhist Embryology in Mediaeval Japan THURSDAY, September... Read more »
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Here’s an interesting article about women in the development of the sangha in China in times gone by…featuring a Canadian Buddhist scholar. Rediscovering the Women of Northern Wei with Stephanie Balkwill Here’s the bio on Stephanie Balkwill and the context of the story: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies... Read more »
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Wesak: Buddha’s Birthday Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Mississauga’s Celebration Square. This annual event is co-organized by Phap Van, Fo Guang Shan and West End Buddhist temples of Mississauga. This is a FREE event! Time: 4:00pm Location: Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1 The organizing... Read more »
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