Student Voices News

It's Okay to Feel Uncomfortable and Uncertain

Jan 21, 2022

Do you see yourself as spiritual, religious, or anything?

Why Worry?

Nov 14, 2021

By Quinn Anderson BA '23

An Interview with a Forest Monk Student in DRBU

Nov 14, 2021

Venerable Ajahn Kovilo, a fully ordained American monk in the Thai forest tradition for over 10 years, joined the BA program in 2020.

Introducing... The DRBU Podcast!

Sep 10, 2021

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

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.