Arts News

Mendocino International Summer Music Academy Was a Hit!

Sep 15, 2023

In July 2023, the inaugural Mendocino International Summer Music Academy (MISMA) was launched at the Dharma Realm Buddhist University’s downtown campus, Sudhana Center.

My Summer in Nepal: Immersing in Thangka Painting and More

May 7, 2023

Our alumna Nahelia Aguila Castillo (MA ‘21) shared her unforgettable journey of discovering the ancient art of Thangka painting in Nepal in the summer of 2022.

Art Exhibit by DRBU Alum!

Oct 2, 2022

People, Places, Things is on display at DRBU presents the art of DRBU alumna Jackie Farley.

Three Heart-Warming and Profound Illustrated Books to Introduce Your Little One to Buddhism

Dec 14, 2020

These colorful books allow children to learn some basics of Buddhism and to get to know their own potential to be calm, caring, and peaceful.

Contemporary Buddhist Tunes For Awakening (+bonus tracks!)

Nov 9, 2020

Our association has been blessed with talented musician-monastics that have written and recorded dozens of original Buddhist songs.

Clarify Your Stances and Ride the Waves with Prajna Murdaya

Nov 9, 2020

A lifelong "card carrying" Buddhist, Prajna brings us along on his journey from discord to harmony, from unhappily running a shoe factory, to joyously building the largest concert hall in Indonesia....

The Spirit of Creativity at DRBU

Nov 28, 2019

Creativity lies at the heart of a liberal arts education. Philosopher Martha Nussbaum pointed how art frees the mind, stating, “artists . . .

Objects in a Landscape Workshop with Lorraine Capparell

May 3, 2019

Photography by Stan Shoptaugh

Śākyamuni Buddha: A Story Exhibition Opening Reception

Feb 27, 2019

On February 16, 2019, artist Lorraine Capparell unveiled her series Śākyamuni Buddha: A Story on the second floor of Dharma Realm Buddhist University, showcasing c