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Cultivation and Calligraphy are Strikingly Similar

Oct 10, 2018

This calligraphy lab for Classical Chinese I occurred on October 4, 2018.Written by a DRBU MA studentIn Classical Chinese I, my classmates and I were introduced to the four treasures of the ancient...

Calligraphy Exhibition and Workshops

Sep 24, 2018

The Beauty of Ink, the Art of Ink in America Society (AIAS) exhibition, was on display at DRBU from June 2 to August 24 before traveling to Bangkok, Thailand. In conjunction with the exhibit, artists...

MA student report on the DRBU Self-Cultivation Class Series: August 26, 2018

Sep 7, 2018

The DRBU Self-Cultivation Program is an extracurricular initiative that aspires to help students make their entire DRBU experience an opportunity for self-transformation. A key component to this...

A Personal Reflection on DRBU Convocation 2018

Sep 1, 2018

The following is a personal account of the 2018 DRBU Convocation from an incoming master’s student.Sudhana Center Buddha Hall. Photo by Stan ShoptaughOn August 22, 2018, DRBU held Convocation for...

Summer Guan Yin Retreat

Aug 30, 2018

The annual summer Guan Yin session was held July 28 - August 5. The 30 participants included ten monastic students from Huafan University, a DRBU sister school in Taiwan. The students were eager to...

Welcoming Our First International Students

Aug 21, 2018

Lupita Vives comes to the DRBU master’s program from Cuernavaca, Mexico. A clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst with a private practice as a counselor and psychotherapist, she has extensive...

From the President

Aug 19, 2018

In August, on the first night of 2018 Orientation, I sat in a circle with DRBU staff, faculty, and the incoming BA and MA students. Each person was invited to share a few words about why he or...

Shurangama Sutra Retreat

Jul 30, 2018

An overflow crowd of more than one hundred people, including DRBU faculty, staff and students, participated in the nine-day Shurangama Sutra retreat at the Sudhana Center in late June. Led by...

From the President

Jun 8, 2018

From DRBU President Susan Rounds:We are delighted to announce that DRBU has been granted accreditation by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. The commission voted unanimously on...

Inside DRBU’s Classrooms: Spring 2018

Jun 8, 2018

There are several courses offered for the first time this spring as our junior BA cohort continues to blaze the trail. In Western Classics III, students read Christian mystics, listened to Gregorian...