The Importance of Interreligious Dialogue and Goals for the Encounter: From the Buddhist Perspective

A speech given by Ven. Hin Hung, director of the Centre of Buddhist Studies at The University of Hong Kong, on 27 July 2017 at The University of Mysticism in Avila, Spain. Our world is rapidly changing. With the advances in science and technology, modern means of communication and transportation bring us closer together, but, […]

1st. World Encounter Teresian Mysticism and Interreligious Dialogue: Theravada Buddhism and Teresian Mysticism — Meditation and Contemplation, Pathways to Peace

Dear friends, a troupe from HKU’s Centre of Buddhist Studies and Buddhistdoor Global are in the medieval city of Avila, the hometown of Saint Teresa of Avila and where the University of Mysticism is based. The University will hold its interfaith conference between Carmelite and Buddhist contemplatives tomorrow on the 27th. If this sounds of […]

Conference: “The Inexplicable and the Unfathomable: China and Britain, 1600–1900”

The “Chinese character seems at present inexplicable,” observed Lord Macartney during his celebrated embassy to China in the 1790s, while the Chinese themselves at this time often described “western ocean barbarians” as “unfathomable.” The failure of Macartney’s embassy is well known, not least the Emperor Qianlong’s dismissive comment that “we possess all things. I set […]

15th Sakyadhita International Conference On Buddhist Women To Be Held in Hong Kong From 22–28 June 2017

Press Office The University of Hong Kong’s (HKU) Centre of Buddhist Studies (CBS) will co-organize the 15th Sakyadhita International Conference with the Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women, with the support of the Dharma Nature Preaching Hall, Buddhistdoor, the Centre of Buddhist Studies Alumni Association (CBSAA), and the Hong Kong Society of Dharma Supporters (HKSDS). […]

“Saving Mes Aynak” Hong Kong Film Screening on Saturday 23 April

Please register through the HKU portal here.  Buddhistdoor Global and The University of Hong Kong’s (HKU) Centre of Buddhist Studies (CBS) will co-host a film screening of director Brent Huffman’s award-winning documentary, Saving Mes Aynak, at HKU’s Rayson Huang Theatre on Saturday 23 April from 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. The screening will also feature a […]

Ani Choying Drolma to Hold “Rebuilding with Love” Fundraising Concert in Hong Kong

On 20 April, Nepalese Buddhist nun and world-renowned musician Ani Choying Drolma will bring her music to Hong Kong for a special one-off fundraising concert in support of relief work in Nepal. Recently named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador to Nepal, Ani Choying is known throughout the world for bringing Tibetan Buddhist chants and songs to mainstream audiences. All proceeds […]