Professor Donald Lopez will give our 2017 inaugural lecture on Monday, April 17. His lecture, “Hyecho’s Journey: The World of Buddhism,” follows one 8th-century monk whose extraordinary travels through the Buddhist world might just redefine your understanding of the Buddhist tradition.
The University of Toronto has launched The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies on its St. George campus, and appointed Frances Garrett the new director.
Nepal is a place full of opportunities to learn about religion, as well as humanity and its resilience. After the devastating earthquake, people continue their practice of the Dharma despite economic and political difficulties. Inspirational is one of the many things one could call this experience. My research in Nepal is not over but has just begun.