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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...

8 Ways to Stay Grounded in Uncertain Times

Apr 5, 2020

The Christian contemplative Thomas Merton says the secret to getting through difficult and desperate moments is humility–A [person] who is truly humble cannot despair, because in the humble person...

3 Unexpected Things to Replace Your Morning Coffee With

Mar 2, 2020

Waking up is hard!Some of us dive into a cup of coffee first thing in the morning; others prefer a nice cup of tea.Our DRBU students, however, may surprise you with these three effective ways to...

DRBU Commencement: A Speech from Michael "Mojo" Tchudi

Dec 8, 2019

On May 24, 2019, Dharma Realm Buddhist University held its commencement ceremony at Sudhana Center in Ukiah, CA. This video is a commencement speech from MA 2019 Graduate, Michael "Mojo" Tchudi....

Summer Break: A Reflection on Moving from Theory to Practice

Jun 16, 2019

By Warren Chew (BA Class 2022)Ultimately, for philosophy to be transformative, I must transcend theoretical understanding and put it into practice. The lessons I have learned at DRBU should be...

Video: Study Abroad Taiwan

May 3, 2019

DRBU BA student Kristina Zavaleta chronicles her study abroad experience in Taiwan. After studying Classical Chinese at DRBU for two years, Kristina applied for and was granted a full scholarship to...

Video: A Glimpse into Life at DRBU

May 3, 2019

The events, people, campus, and landscape of DRBU, through the lens of BA student Kristina Zavaleta. Enjoy a glimpse into how it feels to be a part of our unique University and community.

Revisiting Questions and Prejudices in the Classroom

Apr 30, 2019

By Warren Chew (BA Class 2022)It is in the nature of discussion-based classes to question and examine the content we learn with others. Prior to becoming a DRBU student, I leaned towards the notion...

Service Scholarship and Lessons in Gratitude

Mar 4, 2019

By Warren Chew (BA Class 2022)Communicating how I feel to others is equal parts frustrating and satisfying. It is difficult to verbalize in conversation, so I often resort to writing as my emotional...

A Reflection on Shared Inquiry

Feb 13, 2019

By Warren Chew (BA Class 2022)As one of the younger students attending DRBU, I often contrast its unique learning environment to the modes of learning I relied on in high school: lectures, testing,...