Professor Ronald Y. Nakasone recently returned from a pilgrimage, visiting sites in India and Nepal associated with the life and ministry of Śākyamuni Buddha. Through photographs and stories from the pilgrimage, he will share insights on the historically significant sites from the Buddha’s life, including the ongoing archeological excavation of Kapilavastu.
Join us for an afternoon of watercolor painting with artist Lorraine Capparell. During the workshop, we will learn to paint landscapes while incorporating secrets and surprises that invoke the viewer to discover and think of the world in a new way.
This lecture will provide an introduction to the Buddhism of ancient Gandhāra and its rediscovered literature, show how scholars decipher and study the Gāndhārī manuscripts, and discuss their relationship to Pali and Chinese Buddhist literature.
Dr. Clair Brown, economics professor and director of the Center for Work, Technology and Society at the University of California Berkeley, and author of Buddhist Economics, will speak in the Buddha Hall at the City of 10,000 Buddhas
Alex de Grassi, contemporary guitarist, composer and one of Mendocino County's own musical luminaries will join with the Dharma Realm Buddhist University community to explore the sources of musical inspiration and sustaining a lifetime of artistic creativity.