On July 13, 2014, Venerable Ajahn Sumedho visited the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas to meet with the CTTB monastics and give a Dharma talk [The talk was webcasted live and is available for viewing at this link.]. Ajahn Sumedho has been a Bhikshu for 47 years and has played a pivotal role in nurturing [...]

ABC – Am I Asian or Western?

The Mind  |  The Tribe   |   Bhikshu Jin Chuan  |   June 25, 2014, 1:57 pm

Growing up as an ABC (American-Born Chinese) was quite challenging because I often had to navigate two different worlds.  At school and with my American friends, I lived one existence.  Back home, with my family, another. I find that Asian and American value systems are often quite different, sometimes even in opposition. I find that [...]

How Do I Get Free?

The Mind  |  The University   |   Douglas Powers  |   June 17, 2014, 11:00 am

“The capacity of the mind is vast and far-reaching; like empty space, it has no boundaries. It is neither square nor round, large nor small. Nor is it blue, yellow, red, or white. It has no above or below, no long or short. Moreover, it has no anger or joy, right or wrong, good or [...]
UKIAH, California, February 3, 2014 — Dharma Realm Buddhist University (DRBU) today announced that the Senior College and University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) has granted DRBU eligibility to proceed with an application for WASC Candidacy and Initial Accreditation—a significant progress in the University’s pursuit of regional accreditation. In its [...]