Northwestern University

Apr
7
Thu 2:30 PM

“Buddhism in Contemporary Tibet: A View from Larung Gar, the Largest Buddhist Institute in the World”

When: Thursday, April 7, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM  

Where: University Hall, 201, Hangrsum Room, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Rossitza Guenkova-Fernandez   847.491.3611

Group: Religious Studies Department

Category: Academic

Description:

By Khenpo Karma Jamyang Gyaltsen,
Buddhist institute in Tibet (Larung Gar in eastern Tibet)

Khenpo Jamyang will be speaking about the place of religion in modern Tibet, including what aspects of “traditional” Tibetan Buddhist ritual and practice are most relevant today and also how religious leaders such as himself are adapting Buddhist teachings to suit present conditions in Tibet.

Lecture made possible by Mellon Clurter Programming Catalyst Grant for Asian Studies Graduate Cluster, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, and the Department of Religious Studies.

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