We are pleased to share with you an article on Buddhistdoor entitled “Prof. Ven. Dhammajoti on Studying Original Texts and Languages and Approaching Buddhism with Integrity and Rigor” written by Raymond Lam on the vision of Venerable Professor K L Dhammajoti, available at the following website:
NO PREREQUISITE on academic qualifications.
NO examination requirement
Certificate of completion will be issued by Postgraduate Institute of Pāli and Buddhist Studies.
For those who have fulfilled the assessment requirement, the grade will be indicated in the Certificate.
Tuition fee: $6,000 per course unit
We are pleased to announce that Professor Wasantha Priyadarshana has been appointed as Visiting Professor at The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong since January 2017. Prof. Wasantha obtained his PhD from University of Kelaniya in 2008 with a dissertation untitled “Buddhist Therapy of Mental Disease” (A Study of Psychoanalysis and Behaviour Therapy as Depicted from Tipitaka Literature).
The Social and Economic Dimensions of Early Buddhism Author: Oliver Abeynayake Publisher: The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, March 2016). pp. 148++ ISBN: 978-988-16820-1-7
(2017週六免費講座 下午12.30-2.30 香港佛法中心同學會主辦; 主持:阮曼華博士)
Venerable Professor K L Dhammajoti has been appointed as Chair Professor at School of Philosophy, Renmin University of China since 2016. He has just delivered a series of lecture on Sarvāstivāda Abhidharma during October – December 2016. He will be delivering another of series of lectures again at Renmin University of China later this year.
GOOD NEWS for those interested in learning Buddhist Sanskrit!
This introductory course is meant for the ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS. Students will be introduced to the Sanskrit Devanagari alphabets and basic Sanskrit grammar required for reading simple Buddhist passages.
The focus of this course will be to familiarize students with the basic Buddhist terminologies and simple sentences in the Buddhist Sanskrit Sūtras. At the end of the course, students are expected to be able to read simple Sanskrit passages.