Dhamma, Media, and Modern Issues

The Scene  |  The Tribe   |   Ajahn Guna  |   November 3, 2011, 5:00 pm

[Berkeley Buddhist Monastery will be offering a series of Sunday evening classes using Dhamma with modern issues led by Ajahn Guna. It will be a blend of modern documentaries, walking meditation, discussion, reflection, and other spiritual tools such as chanting.] I have devoted my life to the study and practice of the teachings of the [...]

A Cold Mountain Poem

The Mind  |  The Monastery  |  The University   |   Kristine Go  |   August 9, 2011, 4:52 pm

Today I sat before the cliff, sat a long time till mists had cleared. A single thread, the clear stream runs cold; a thousand yards the green peaks lift their heads. We just posted a new slide show featuring the majestic mountains of Canada and a poem by Cold Mountain (寒山), which was masterfully translated [...]

Fall Semester Preview

The University   |   Kristine Go  |   August 4, 2011, 2:23 pm

Welcome to a new academic year at DRBU! We published a selection of Fall 2011 courses. For a comprehensive listing of DRBU Fall 2011 course offerings, please refer to the Course Schedule or visit [...]

DRBU Orientation 2011

The University   |   Kristine Go  |   August 3, 2011, 4:06 pm

Join us for Orientation 2011, an introduction to the upcoming academic year. Learn about what’s new at DRBU. Connect with your professors and colleagues. Share your summer experiences. Dharma Master Heng Chih will open the session with a keynote address. Hear about the newest developments in DRBU degree and short-term programs. Enjoy school spirit, refreshments [...]

Fall Course Schedule for 2011

The Mind   |   Kristine Go  |   July 26, 2011, 4:30 pm

We just published the 2011 Fall Course Catalog for Dharma Realm Buddhist University (DRBU). Check it out! [...]
This summer, Dharma Realm Buddhist University and Pacific School of Religion present a direct encounter with a living Buddhist tradition dating back to ancient China. Students will have the rare opportunity to experience the daily pace and patterns of a Buddhist contemplative and explore a way of life designed to instill peace, equanimity, and awakening. [...]

Empty Cloud Lecture Series

The University   |   Kristine Go  |   April 5, 2011, 1:57 pm

On April 11 – 15, Bhikshuni Heng Yun lectures on the life and teachings of the Venerable Hsu Yun, also known as Empty Cloud. [Learn more] [...]

History of Buddhism Lecture Series

The University   |   Kristine Go  |   March 31, 2011, 12:49 pm

The History of Buddhism Lecture Series continues in April. Steven Tainer will discuss “Tibetan Buddhism” on April 6, and the Venerable Ajahn Pasanno will speak on “The History of the ‘Forest Tradition’ in Thailand” on April 27. [Learn more] [...]