Panel on "Translating the Buddhist Dharma," Oct. 16
Wednesday, Oct. 16: "Translating the Dharma in Buddhist Asia” featuring guest Paul Harrison (Co-Director of the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford), Ryan Overbey (Shinjō Itō Postdoctoral Fellow in Buddhist Studies at the University of California), Berkeley Daniel Veidlinger (Comparative Religion) and Jason Clower (Comparative Religion)
The most extensive project of cultural transmission in pre-modern history was the translation of thousands of Buddhist texts from Sanskrit and other Indian languages into Chinese, Tibetan and other Asian languages. This panel will discuss how this was done and the effects of this massive undertaking.
Trinity 100, 5-6:30, followed by a reception.
Co-sponsored by the CSU Chico Humanities Center and the Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities
Free and open to the public. For more information contact Sarah Pike at email@example.com or 898-6341.