Participants Ask for Another “Living the Practice” Program

Feb 21 2017

An attentive group of ten practitioners began the two-month “Living the Practice” program offered by DRBU Extension on October 15, 2016, the start of the seven-day Fall Guan Yin Retreat....

A taste of some topics students are engaged with during Spring 2017

Feb 20 2017

We’re now several weeks into the spring semester, and classrooms are filled with the sounds of lively discussion. Students and professors alike are plunging into the delights and challenges of...

DRBU listed as one of the best places to study and practice Buddhism

Feb 12 2017

DRBU is featured on Tricycle Magazine's list of best places to study Buddhism as a "Practitioner-friendly Institution.""As interest in Buddhism continues to grow in America,...

DRBU Receives BPPE Approval

Jan 13 2017

On January 13, 2017, DRBU was notified that our application to the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education for Renewal to Operate our two degree programs had been approved. The BPPE is a California...

Sister University Agreements Signed

Dec 21 2016

DRBU has signed agreements with two institutions in Taiwan: Huafan University ( and Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA, at

Dharma Realm Buddhist University in the Huffington Post

Oct 22 2016

Dharma Realm Buddhist University was featured in the Huffington Post in an article written by Professor Franklyn Shihyu Wu. The article, "5 Myths about Buddhism - Busted," looks...

The First Retreat at the New Sudhana Center – Sudhana’s Journey

Aug 24 2016

In 2015, DRBA purchased a seven-building, five-acre property in the center of Ukiah, just a short distance from the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas. Originally constructed as a convent for Dominican...

Announcing Unit Changes to DRBU’s BA in Liberal Arts Program

Aug 23 2016

Effective Fall 2016In response to feedback from the student body, the teaching faculty of DRBU met in the spring of 2016 to re-evaluate the structure of the BA program. As a result, the layout of the...

Solar Project At The City Of Ten Thousand Buddhas now completed

Aug 14 2016

Disciples of the Dharma Realm Buddhist Association (DRBA) and North State Solar Energy have built a 500 kilowatt solar photo-voltaic system at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas in Ukiah,...

Dharma Realm Buddhist University on the Radio

Aug 14 2016

This week DRBU was featured on KPFA 94.1 FM, a San Francisco Bay Area community supported radio station. Professor Doug Powers was the guest on the program “The Talkies,” hosted by Kris...