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Fall 2019 Weekend Self-Cultivation Workshops

Oct 25, 2019

DRBU is unique in that self-cultivation is a crucial aspect of its pedagogy; learning and self-transformation are intimately related. Since the beginning of this fall semester, our Dean of...

Professor Doug Powers: Three Tips for Young People Today

Oct 25, 2019

We asked Professor Doug Powers to give three tips for young people today about how to live a good life. Below is his response: In young people’s minds right now, the main issue is what they can trust...

Green is the Color of DRBU’s Heart

Oct 25, 2019

At DRBU, students and employees are engaged in sustainable practices in many different forms. Student Activities organized a trip on a crisp Saturday morning in September to the local Montgomery...

Dr. Buswell Visits DRBU: A Series of Lectures on Korean Buddhism

Oct 25, 2019

Dr. Buswell, the founding director of UCLA’s Center for Buddhist Studies and the Center for Korean Studies, visited the university and gave three lectures.Please see below for the audio recordings...

What are we reading at DRBU? Epicurus, The Art of Happiness

Oct 25, 2019

The following is a brief recommendation from Meghan Sweet, instructor for the Natural Science I course in the B.A. program this fall.How can I be happy?What is the nature of the universe?According to...

From Dr. Rounds: Convocation 2019

Sep 26, 2019

The following is a welcome speech given by DRBU President, Susan Rounds, during Convocation on August 21, 2019.Welcome to the official beginning of the academic year at DRBU for 2019. Welcome to our...

Recap of Spring 2019 Events

Sep 26, 2019

This past spring semester, DRBU held landmark events that enveloped visitors and students alike in a communal spirit of openness, learning, and storytelling. Photography courtesy of Stan...

Dharma Realm Buddhist University Welcomes New Students at Convocation 2019

Sep 12, 2019

Justin Howe, a graduate from DRBU’s M.A. in Buddhist Classics program, opened this year’s convocation ceremony with a question: What is convocation? Convocation is a time to commemorate what DRBU has...

Dharma Realm Buddhist University Celebrates 2019 Commencement

May 30, 2019

On May 24, 2019, Dharma Realm Buddhist University held its commencement ceremony at Sudhana Center in Ukiah, CA. This year’s commencement ceremony was a significant milestone for DRBU, as we...

Embracing Community at DRBU

May 17, 2019

In their spare time outside of studying, spiritual practice, and service scholarship, students at DRBU often participate in community building activities and local events in Mendocino County. On...