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Previous Lectures Archive

Due to space requirements we are not currently able to post up all of the lectures.  Please click below for a list of lectures given for us that are available as podcasts.  If there is one in particular you would like to hear then please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request it.



Rebuilding the Navel of the Earth: Buddhist Pilgrimage and  Transnational Religious Networks in BodhGayā

Delivered by Dr. David Geary for the OCBS on the 10th October 2011

Emptiness in Mahayana Buddhist Philosophy: Interpretations and Comparisons.

Given by Dr. David Burton for the OCBS on 17th October 2011.

Moralism and Colonialism in Sinhala Buddhist Poetry

Given by Dr Stephen Berkwitz for the OCBS on 24th October 2011.

The Essence and Appeal of Engaged Buddhism in Contemporary Taiwan

Given by Dr. Yu-shuang Yao for the OCBS on 14th November 2011

Narrative Transmission in the Suttas of the Majjhima Nikaya

Given by Bruno Galasek for the OCBS on 21st November 2011

Dharmakirti and the Mimamsakas in  Conflict

Given by Prof. John Taber for the OCBS on 28th November 2011.

Panentheism and the Longevity Practices of Tibetan Buddhism

Given by Professor Geoffrey Samuel for the OCBS on 23rd January 2012.

Contamination and Purification of the Person according to Yogācāra Sources

Given by Dr. Jowita Kramer for the OCBS on 30th January 2012.

How is the Pali Canon a Sacred Text?  Exploring Answers from 12th Century Sri Lanka and 18th Century Burma.

Given by Mr Alistair Gornall for the OCBS on 6th February 2012.

Asoka and the development of the Cakravartin image.

Given by Mr Charles Allen for the OCBS on 13th February 2012.

Are Yogācāra and Madhyamaka Allies or Rivals?

Given by Mr Greg Seton for the OCBS on 5th March 2012

Emerging independent scientific support from modern cognitive sciences for the original version of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness

Given by Dr. Lobsang Rapgay at the OCBS offices on 8th March 2012.

Images of the Buddha on Coins

Given by Dr. Shailendra Bhandare for the OCBS on 21st May 2012

Shan Sermons

Given by Professor Nicola Tannenbaum for the OBCS on 7th May 2012

Chiasmus in the Early Prajñāpāramitā

Due to technical difficulties we are not able to present this talk but Ven. Dr. Hui-feng has kindly provided us with a recording of a similar talk he gave at IABS.

Buddhist Monastic Education in Contemporary Taiwan RoC

Given by Ven. Dr. Hui-feng for the OCBS on 11th February 2013

The Buddha and religious diversity

Given by Dr. J. Abraham Vélez de Cea for the OCBS on 18th February 2013

Buddhism in China Today

Given by Ven. Dr. Yifa for the OCBS on 20 April 2013

Taixu and the Modernization of Chinese Buddhism

A talk given by Dr. Eric Goodell for the OCBS on 30 July 2013

The Life and Koan Teachings of Chan Master Xuedou (980-1052)

A talk given by Dr Yi-hsun Huang for the OCBS on 30 July 2013



 

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