Life, Happiness, and the Master of Buddhist Studies at HKU

Since 2002, the University of Hong Kong’s Centre of Buddhist Studies has remained Hong Kong’s premier institute for Buddhist Studies, with an ever-expanding community of international alumni. Now, enrolments are open for applications for the Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) program of 2022-23. BDG is proud to work with CBS to present these testimonials from […]

The TLKY International Conference 2021 Interview Series – Ven. Bhikkhuni Dhammadinna

Welcome to our series of conversations with participating speakers at this year’s Tung Lin Kok Yuen International Conference – Buddhist Canons: In Search of a Theoretical Foundation for a Wisdom-oriented Education (27–28 November 2021). In each blog post, I talk to keynote speakers and paper presenters about their subject at this conference. This conference has […]

The TLKY International Conference 2021 Interview Series – Prof. Albert Welter

Welcome to our series of conversations with participating speakers at this year’s Tung Lin Kok Yuen International Conference – Buddhist Canons: In Search of a Theoretical Foundation for a Wisdom-oriented Education (27–28 November 2021). In each blog post, I speak with keynote speakers and paper presenters about their subject at this conference. Register for this […]

The TLKY International Conference 2021 Interview Series – Dr. Georgios T. Halkias

Welcome to our series of conversations with participating speakers at this year’s Tung Lin Kok Yuen International Conference – Buddhist Canons: In Search of a Theoretical Foundation for a Wisdom-oriented Education (27–28 November 2021). In each blog post, I speak with keynote speakers and paper presenters about their subject at this conference. Register for this […]

The TLKY International Conference 2021 Interview Series – Prof. Wu Jiang

Welcome to our series of conversations with participating speakers at this year’s Tung Lin Kok Yuen International Conference – Buddhist Canons: In Search of a Theoretical Foundation for a Wisdom-oriented Education (27–28 November 2021). In each blog post, I speak with keynote speakers and paper presenters about their subject at this conference. Register for this […]

Buddhist Canons: In Search of a Theoretical Foundation for a Wisdom-oriented Education

There is a sea change coming to Buddhist Studies. The precarious state of the world, which is riven by environmental crises, deepening geopolitical fault lines, and social turmoil in democratic countries, means that Buddhist Studies scholars are increasingly keen to teach and research through a lens quite different to past conceptions of Buddhist academia. Philosophy […]

The Teacher Who Dispels the Darkness of Ignorance and Brings the Light of Wisdom

28 October marks one year since the passing of my beloved teacher, Professor Alexander Fedotoff (1956– 2018). He was an outstanding erudite, a polyglot, and professor of Korean, Mongolian, and Tibetan literature. He was born in Novosibirsk, Russia and graduated from the Department of Mongolian Studies and Tibetology in the Faculty of Asian and African […]