By Our Students News

A Homecoming to Myself: Reflections on the Contemplative Exercise Immersion week

Oct 10, 2021

By Sanju BaralReturning, Repenting, Renewing.Gratitude, gratitude, gratitude! Opening, softening, humbling.

DRBU Students on Instagram and Tiktok

Sep 10, 2021

Showcasing our vibrant university body, DRBU students are now sharing their experiences on social media platforms.Give us a follow on Instagram and TikTok @drbustudentlife :)

Introducing... The DRBU Podcast!

Sep 10, 2021

Check out the inaugural DRBU podcast episode by MA ‘23 students Sashank Aryal and Sanju Baral!

Student Reflections on the New School Year

Sep 10, 2021

Reflections of DRBU 2021 convocation and student life by Sanju Baral, MA '23

Caring for the Elders — An Interview with Abigail Setera

Aug 16, 2021

Abigail Setera has been on the caretaking team with her mother, looking after a few elder nuns at CTTB during her first year as an MA student at DRBU.

Alley Cat: A Short Story By Yanik Davison, BA ‘21

Jul 11, 2021

BA alumnus Yanik Davison wrote this short story for the Western Classics IV class in his senior year, in which the he shifts into and out of “the omniscient narrator" seamlessly.

The Art of Translation - Transforming Poetry into Songs

Jun 13, 2021

Students in the BA and MA degree programs and the Graduate Certificate in Buddhist Translation program have ample opportunities to try their hand at translating from classical Chinese and Sanskrit.

hint of haze—sjon '24

Nov 17, 2020

there is no hint of haze on the nose. the air is crisp with a pine aromatic. the body is thin, with no humidity, and the content is dry; yet the flavor of the day is full and round, the way mid-...

A Musical Offering

Nov 9, 2020

We asked our community to share a little of their musical side! What is musical creativity for you? What is your experience of making music? What's your history with music?

I Have Always Been Attracted To A Reclusive Life—Simon MA'21

Oct 7, 2020

I have always been attracted to a reclusive life. In the Buddhist tradition, that is usually how one can get enlightened, through solitude.