Living in the Matrix - A Buddhist Response

Aug 3, 2020

Below is an edited email exchange between someone and Bhikshu Jin Chuan, instructor and chaplain of DRBU.  Hello,I was listening to your talk today, and what you spoke about finding a...

Sudhana Center Renewal Project

Aug 2, 2020

Our staff have been working tirelessly to prepare for our students' arrival to Sudhana Center! Catch a glimpse of the updates and changes to what will be our students’ home for the fall semester.

Book Release: One Thought Ten Dharma Realms, verses by Ven. Master Hsuan Hua

Jul 6, 2020

Buddhist Text Translation Society releases One Thought Ten Dharma Realms, a collection of verses and commentary by the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua.Published by ...

Alumni Spotlight: Bhikshuni Jin Rou, MA '18

Jul 5, 2020

The following is an interview with Bhikshuni Jin Rou, a 2018 graduate of the MA program.What are you currently up to? My experience at DRBU, and what I am doing now, can be compared to the cold...

June in Photos

Jul 5, 2020

We asked our community to share a photo (or any artwork!)  on the theme of "Courage and Care".  How are you taking care of yourself? Of others? What or who inspires/gives you...

The Way of Higher Learning

Jul 5, 2020

The following is an address to the Class of 2020 given by Dean of Academics, Professor Martin Verhoeven on June 6, 2020. DRBU was established in 1976. It is now 44 years on, and yet, really just...

Class of 2020 Shares Gratitude and Their Hopes

Jul 5, 2020

On June 6, 2020, a special celebration for the class of 2020 was held via video conferencing. The event committee brought everyone together with a thoughtful, creative and heartfelt online...

From the President, June 2020

Jul 5, 2020

The following Fall 2020 update was sent to DRBU students by DRBU President Susan Rounds. It is in regards to housing and online learning during CoVID-19.Dear students,For the last several weeks...

Weekly Online Dharma Assemblies Around the World

Jul 3, 2020

 We are pleased to share this list of resources from the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas monastery, and other Dharma Realm Buddhist Association monasteries worldwide.These events are not directly...

Dr. Susan Rounds reflects on Hope and Change in America

Jun 23, 2020

The following is from President Dr. Susan Rounds in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and the recent events in Minneapolis and around the world.Ta-Nehisi Coates, Black American...