Buddhist Book Cultures Symposium at University of Denver, April 28th

April 20, 2017

Please join the University of Denver's Department of Religious Studies on Friday, April 28 for our Buddhist Book Cultures Symposium from 1:30-5:00pm in Sturm Hall 286. 1:30-3:30 Panel 1: Buddhist Manuscript Cultures Across Asia, 9th-13th Centuries Jinah Kim, Harvard University - Books on Pedestals: Buddhist Manuscripts & Their Function &...

female bodhisattva

Jan Nattier to speak on "Gender and Awakening: Sexual Transformation in Mahayana Sutras," April 27

April 19, 2017

The Center for Asian Studies is hosting Jan Nattier of Soka University (Japan) for a lecture on "Gender & Awakening: Sexual Transformation in Mahāyāna Sūtras" on Thursday, April 27, 5:30-7 pm, in Humanities 250. Gender & Awakening: Sexual Transformation in Mahāyāna Sūtras It is commonly held that the rise of...


The Path of the Bodhisattva: Arya Asanga’s Bodhisattvabhumi, April 18 & 19 at Shambhala Publications

April 13, 2017

Shambhala Publications and the Tsadra Foundation are pleased to present two talks next week on Asanga’s Bodhisattvabhūmi. Full details below, as well as the Eventbrite link. We are delighted to share this with Naropa and CU first to give your students first dibs on space. Please do share it with...


Nepal Night 2017 on April 15th, sponsored by the Nepalese Student Association

April 10, 2017

Come join the Nepalese Student Association at their annual Nepal Night! It will be held at the Glenn Miller Ball Room in the UMC on Saturday, April 15. Enjoy food, dance and a live band!

DNA, courtesy of Crow Collection of Asian Art

"Painting Enlightenment," Lecture with Paula Arai at Naropa, 7pm on April 11

March 30, 2017

Naropa University will be hosting Paula Arai of Louisiana State University for a Slide Lecture on "Painting Enlightenment: The Art and Science of the Heart Sutra." The lecture explores the artwork of Iwasaki Tsuneo to capture the Heart Sutra in imagery. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, April 11,...

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Losar Tashi Delek and Salon Tibétain on Thursday, March 2nd

Feb. 25, 2017

Please join the Tsadra Foundation on Thursday, March 2nd at 6pm to celebrate the Year of the Fire Bird and Holly Gayley's new book, Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet. In the gathering, we'll explore passages from the courtship and correspondence between the contemporary tantric couple,...


"Conservation and Restoration of Alpine Ecosystems in the Himalaya and the Andes: New Challenges for the 21st Century" with Alton Byers, Oct 21

Oct. 13, 2016

Alpine ecosystems throughout the world have been heavily impacted by human activities, especially during the past 20 to 30 years with the exponential growth of mountaineering, trekking, and adventure tourism to remote mountain regions. The most common impacts include the removal of slow-growing alpine shrubs and cushion plants by lodge...

Trungpa Lecture 2016

David Germano to Lecture at Naropa University on Thursday, Sept. 8th

Aug. 27, 2016

David Germano, Director of the Tibet Center and Contemplative Studies Center at the University of Virginia, will be visiting Boulder to deliver the annual Trungpa Lecture in Buddhist Studies on "The Profundity of Culture and Context: Tibetan Buddhist Meditation & Modernity." The lecture will take place on Thursdsay, September 8...

Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche

CU Libraries to Host Public Talk by Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche, 6:30pm on Wednesday, August 31st

July 16, 2016

Happiness, Connection & Meditation A Public Talk by Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche Wednesday, August 31 | Norlin Library on CU Boulder Campus 6pm Smoke Purification Ceremony, Norlin East Entrance by Sundial 6:30pm Public Talk, British Studies Room, 5th floor of Norlin Library Reception and Book Signing to Follow Meditation can increase...


Salon Tibétain on Tibetan Art & the Bernier Archive, April 27

April 20, 2016

Please join the Tsadra Foundation for an evening of food and discussion Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 6:30PM. Ariana Maki of CU Boulder will be speaking about Tibetan and Himalayan art in the Bernier Archive.