Shelter-in-Place News

The Essentials of Self-Cultivation Haven’t Changed Over Time

May 3, 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 on April 26. The essentials of...

April in Photos

May 3, 2020

Get a glimpse into the lives of our DRBU community– now scattered across the globe!

From the President, May 2020

May 2, 2020

In 1780, in the midst of the Revolutionary War, Abigail Adams wrote a letter to her 13 year old son, John Quincy Adams, who would grow up to become the sixth president of the United States. She wrote...

DRBU Launches PPE Drive to Support COVID19 First Responders

May 2, 2020

Beginning in mid-March, a group of DRBU staff initiated a global drive of personal protective equipment (PPE). Working together with DRBA’s extensive network of Buddhist communities worldwide, the...

Shelter-in-Place Mixtape

May 1, 2020

This playlist is a collaboration of DRBU students, faculty and staff, made during shelter-in-place, spring 2020. It's a wonderful and eclectic mix with stories and heart behind each song. Enjoy!...

Ukiah Daily Journal: CTTB in Mendocino County donates medical supplies to hospitals

Apr 30, 2020

DRBU staff and faculty, together with volunteers from City of Ten Thousand Buddhas and Dharma Realm Buddhist Assosication, organized for the donation of PPE equipment to local hospitals. Please enjoy...

Professor Doug Powers: How can I make sense of what’s going on right now?

Apr 6, 2020

We asked Professor Doug Powers for advice on the current COVID-19 situation. The following is his response:How can I make sense of what’s going on right now? For cultivators, there should be...

Dean Martin Verhoeven: Liberal arts education in light of COVID-19

Apr 5, 2020

Dean of Academics Martin Verhoven offered the following remarks at a University-wide town hall on April 2, 2020.In the last few weeks, I have been thinking how the real value of and need for a...

From the President, April 2020

Apr 5, 2020

The universe is changing; our life is what our thoughts make it.Marcus AureliusThese words from across centuries speak to us today as perhaps never before. Change has come to every community, every...

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...