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What Does A Nun Do?

Mar 9, 2021

Curious about what it's like to be a nun? Ponder no further with our interviews on their livelihood! We asked four nuns to share their account on what life as a nun entails. 

DRBU listed as one of the best places to study and practice Buddhism

Mar 6, 2021

DRBU is featured on Tricycle Magazine's list of best places to study Buddhism as a "Practitioner-friendly Institution."

The New York Times highlights City of Ten Thousand Buddhas

Mar 1, 2021

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

Black Lives Matter and Its Historical Context - A Dialogue with Rev. Robert Mcknight

Feb 7, 2021

To talk about anything in the present—in order to gain an understanding of anything that’s going on today, one must return to the past, and the past deals with history. We cannot separate the past,...

BODHISATTVAS AND TIGERS -- OH MY! Honorable Mentions in Literary Excellence

Feb 7, 2021

DRBU is happy to share news that Instilling Goodness Books has recently won two book awards in the category of “Honorable Mention in Literary Excellence” from Royal Dragonfly Book Awards.

Why Should I Study Classical Chinese?

Feb 7, 2021

Not because you are expected to major in this ancient language,Not because you are expected to talk like Confucius or Laozi,But...

How Do I 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 talks about the importance of a two-fold dimension to meditation that often...

Incense Sampler Giveaway [sign-up is closed]

Feb 8, 2021

This sampler gives you a sneak peak into the three-incense gift sets that we will launch later. The three-incense gift sets were inspired by three classics strands in DRBU’s curriculum and...

January 2021 in Photos

Feb 7, 2021

The DRBU community sent in photos of their "classroom"/office space at home as classes remain on Zoom this semester. 

Dharma Coming to Life -- An Interview with Author Chenxing Han

Jan 12, 2021

Upcoming writer, Chenxing Han, shares her journey on the Buddhist path as "a gradual steeping, [...] suffusing my life the way tea remakes water, a subtle flavor intensifying over time.” After...