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DRBU and CTTB host District 1 Candidate Forum

Mar 2, 2020

Dharma Realm Buddhist University and the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas hosted a Candidate Forum for Mendocino County District 1 supervisor, the district that includes our campus. With the election...

3 Unexpected Things to Replace Your Morning Coffee With

Mar 2, 2020

Waking up is hard!Some of us dive into a cup of coffee first thing in the morning; others prefer a nice cup of tea.Our DRBU students, however, may surprise you with these three effective ways to...

Alumni Spotlight: Petra Lamberson, MA '16

Mar 2, 2020

The following is an interview with Petra Lamberson, a 2016 graduate of the MA program.What are you currently up to? I'm in my second year of an MA/PhD program at UC Berkeley, in the Department...

Professor Doug Powers: What is suffering?

Mar 2, 2020

We asked Professor Doug Powers the following questions: What is the suffering that the Buddha talks about? Do I have to ride the waves of emotions at all times in my life? The following is his...

February in Photos

Mar 2, 2020

Enjoy photos of recent events, our beautiful campus, and our wonderful community.

Alumni Spotlight: Lan Huang, MA '18

Feb 4, 2020

The following is an interview with Lan Huang, a 2018 graduate of the MA program.What are you currently up to?Now, I work full time at DRBU. I have a background in psychology and statistics, so I’m...

Welcome Back from the President, Spring 2020

Feb 4, 2020

It is a typical northern California day in January--cool and foggy, with a promise of rain. Yet inside the DRBU building, the lights are on and the classrooms are full of energy. Everyone is eager to...

Making Tea, Coming to Life: A Forgotten Farm in Taiwan

Feb 4, 2020

Written by Ken Cannata, DRBU staff and MA '18 graduateI'm on the high speed rail going back north to Taipei after a rather intense few days making tea in the far southeast of Taiwan, a place called...

Professor Doug Powers: Does the Buddha still have preferences?

Feb 4, 2020

We asked Professor Doug Powers about the role of personal preferences for cultivators. The following is his response:Understanding preferences from the vantage points of karma and of samadhi (i.e.,...

What are we reading at DRBU? The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate

Feb 4, 2020

The following is a brief recommendation from James Roberts, instructor for the Music I, Natural Sciences II, and Western Classics IV courses in the B.A. program this spring.I've been reading The...