**New dates** July 12-20, 2017. Mount Wutai, China. Deadline to apply May 1.
November 3-5, 2017 in Tallahassee, Florida. CFP deadline August 15, 2017
Information on launch of the Centre and the activities for the Centre’s inaugural week 22-25 March 2017 in Paris.
July 12-15, 2017. Great Sage Monastery of Bamboo Grove, Mount Wutai
July 31 – August 2, 2017. The Shaolin Monastery 少林寺, Mount Song 嵩山, Henan 河南
A video of the 2016 Winter Program. December 10-19, 2016 at Dharma Drum Mountain in Taiwan.
January 25th 12:30-1:30 PM
UBC Asian Centre Room 604
(1871 West Mall)
January 20-22, 2017. Princeton University.
February 9, 2017. Vancouver, Canada.
May 30, 2016.
Medieval Japanese Buddhism was dominated by the Tendai School, but Tendai monks often were not celibate, drank alcohol, and ate meat, behaviors that were strikingly different from their Chinese and Korean counterparts. In this lecture, Professor Groner, a world authority on Japanese Tendai Buddhism and East Asian vinaya (Buddhist precepts) traditions, will look at some of the doctrinal defenses Japanese monks used for these striking differences.