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On Friday, February 20, 2015, the IBS, with Wisdom Publications, hosted the symposium “Mindfulness: Three Buddhist Perspectives.” The purpose of the symposium was to compare and contrast mindfulness practices in three different traditions: Theravada, Zen, and Tibetan. The panelists provide their ...
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New podcasts episodes. Recordings from last year's symposium with Prof. Takamaro Shigaraki
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The International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies (IASBS), the largest international organization dedicated to the scholarly study of Pure Land Buddhism, has recently become a related scholarly organization of the AAR. This means that the IASBS will be able to host meetings in conjunction with the AAR’s annual meeting, thus allowing for greater exposure of Shin and Pure Land Buddhist studies to a North American audience.
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Here's a listing of upcoming events at the Institute of Buddhist Studies this spring in Berkeley. All events are free and open to the public. gassho /|\ 
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A short report on our first Eitaikyo Service, honoring those who have come before us to help create this amazing community. In gassho.
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Our 2012 graduation commencement ceremony, featuring an address by Franz Metcalf.
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Two new releases from the Institute of Buddhist Studies.
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New podcast: audio from the the keynote address of the Dharma in Times of Need symposium, by Prof. Seigen Yamaoka. Buddhist chaplaincy and ministry.
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Franz Metcalf's 2012 graduation commencement address, Our Buddhadharma, Our Buddhist Dharma, now live on our podcast.
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Don't forget! The Institute's 2nd annual graduate student symposium is tomorrow! If you're in Berkeley, come on by!
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Buddhist studies, chaplaincy education, and ministerial training in Berkeley, California
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Founded in 1949, the Institute of Buddhist Studies has been dedicated to providing Buddhist education and training for more than sixty years.

We offer a number of graduate-level degree programs in general Buddhist studies, Buddhist chaplaincy, and continuing Buddhist education as well as ministerial training for the Buddhist Churches of America in the Jodo Shinshu Nishi Hongwanji-ha tradition.
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