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What Is A Buddhist Education?

Jan 26, 2022

Buddhist Education: In the Spirit of Master Hsuan HuaDean of Academics Martin Verhoeven

What is a Buddhist Education? In the Spirit of Master Hsuan Hua

Nov 14, 2021

"Although this was put together some years ago, it does capture the spirit of what Master Hua felt was true education. It was first presented at a UNESCO gathering in France.

“A Spiritual Catastrophe” - Reflections from Dean Verhoeven

May 8, 2021

Professor Cornel West of Harvard University and Jeremy Tate recently co-wrote a piece in the Washington Post: “

How Do You Meditate Properly?

Feb 7, 2021

This is the first of a series of meditation instructions, transcribed from talks given by Dr. Verhoeven at DRBU. Here he addresses the question "How do you meditate properly?" and talks about the...

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. 

All Beings, All Worlds: Interdependence and Social Inequality

Jun 15, 2020

The following is from Dean of Academics, Professor Martin Verhoeven, in response to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement and the recent events in Minneapolis and aroun

One Practice, One Place, One Time—This Present Mind

Jun 1, 2020

The following is an excerpt of Professor Martin Verhoeven’s talk as part of the university’s Self-Cultivation Check-in program offered by the Spiritual Life team