From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions (FROGBEAR)

Social Subjects and Esoteric Buddhist Ritual: Reflections on Dr. Charles D. Orzech’s Talk at UBC’s Department of Asian Studies

On February 9, 2017, Dr. Charles Orzech of the University of Glasgow visited University of British Columbia’s Asian Centre and gave a lecture titled “Liturgy, Icon, and Text in the Development of Esoteric Buddhism.” Dr. Orzech is Reader in Religion, Conflict and [...]

Social Subjects and Esoteric Buddhist Ritual: Reflections on Dr. Charles D. Orzech’s Talk at UBC’s Department of Asian Studies 2017-03-23T00:07:42+00:00

Liturgy, Icon, and Text in the Development of Esoteric Buddhism — Feb 9

  When: 4pm, February 9, 2017 Where: UBC Department of Asian Studies, Room 604. Visualization is commonly regarded as the sine qua non of tantric Buddhist practice, and scholars have sought to trace the relationship between visualization and the use of images in the [...]

Liturgy, Icon, and Text in the Development of Esoteric Buddhism — Feb 9 2017-01-18T13:37:13+00:00

Call for Papers: Buddhism and Business, Market and Merit — 19–21 May 2017

Buddhism and Business, Market and Merit: Intersections between Buddhism and Economics Past and Present Buddhism and economics is emerging as a significant field of scholarly inquiry. Having long ago abandoned the vision of Buddhist practitioners as recluses seeking individual soteriological ends at [...]

Call for Papers: Buddhism and Business, Market and Merit — 19–21 May 2017 2016-10-23T12:54:08+00:00