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From the President

Apr 18, 2019

The flowering plums are telling us that spring is here, and we are ready for it after a particularly cold and wet winter. In spite of the rainy weather, the University Building is humming with...

The New York Times highlights City of Ten Thousand Buddhas

Apr 18, 2019

Dharma Realm Buddhist University is located in Mendocino County, a beautiful rural expanse about 100 miles north of San Francisco. The New York Times travel article, "36 Hours in Mendocino...

The Second Annual DRBU Student Symposium

Apr 5, 2019

On February 24, 2019, DRBU hosted the Second Annual Student Symposium which featured seventeen students from all the undergraduate and graduate programs. The event featured the following panels...

Sharing Neo-Confucian Stories with Dr. Susan Fernsebner

Apr 1, 2019

Dr. Susan Fernsebner, professor of history at the University of Mary Washington, spoke at DRBU on February 4, 2019 about her research on the neo-Confucian ideals of children’s education, specifically...

Ancient Buddhist Manuscripts from Gandhāra with Dr. Stefan Baums

Mar 22, 2019

On February 28, 2019, Dr. Stefan Baums, professor of Buddhist Studies and Sanskrit, Prakrit, Pali language and Literature at University of Munich, presented an introduction to his work on...

Dharma Realm Buddhist University Offers Disaster Relief Scholarship to Support Students and Families

Mar 20, 2019

UKIAH, Calif., — March 19, 2019 — Dharma Realm Buddhist University (DRBU) is pleased to announce a need-based scholarship for students affected by a natural disaster such as the Mendocino Complex...

Śākyamuni Buddha: A Story Exhibition Opening Reception

Feb 27, 2019

On February 16, 2019, artist Lorraine Capparell unveiled her series Śākyamuni Buddha: A Story on the second floor of Dharma Realm Buddhist University, showcasing ceramic reliefs of the Buddha’s...

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Student Launches DRBU Storytelling Podcast

Feb 1, 2019

Hui Xuan Ooi (MA 2020) briefly studied audio storytelling while completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida. After joining DRBU as a master’s student, she decided to interview...

Languages and Art Added to Growing Roster of DRBU Student Clubs

Jan 5, 2019

Alongside service-scholarship (work-study), spiritual practice, and classes, students at DRBU continue to channel their passions into DRBU student organizations. This semester, students started new...

Ajahn Amaro Visits DRBU

Dec 3, 2018

On November 5, 2018, Ajahn Amaro visited DRBU. Ajahn Amaro is a Theravāda Buddhist monk, author, and abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery in England. He and several fellow monks toured the Sudhana...