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Fri, January 5, 2018 from 10:00am - 04:00pm  /  Yalamaya Kendra: Patan Dhoka: Lalitpur

Buddhism in Nepal, Past and Present

 As part of the Nepal Studies Program, Leonard van der Kuijp, Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, will lead a conference titled “Buddhism in Nepal, Past and Present.” Based on medieval documents and modern practice, this conference will explore the spread and development of Buddhism in the India-Nepal-Tibet corridor.

 

“Buddhism in Nepal, Past and Present”

JANUARY 5, 2018
10AM-12PM, 2-4PM
Yalamaya Kendra, Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur

 

Conference Schedule:

THE NEWAR LUMBINI VIHARA PROJECT
Naresh Man Bajracharya
Professor of Buddhist Studies and Vice Chancellor of Lumbini Buddhist University, Nepal

A BUDDHIST CONTEMPLATIVE FROM MUKTINÄ€TH: TENZIN REPA (1646-1723)
Kurtis R. Schaeffer
The Frances Myers Ball Professor of Religion, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

THE ROLE OF SOCIAL AND CIVIC GROUPS IN THE REVITALIZATION OF BUDDHISM IN KATHMANDU
Nirmal Man Tuladhar
Professor of Linguistics and Chair of Social Science Baha, Nepal

MAPPING ASAN: DOCUMENTING RELIGIOUS SITES AND URBAN TRADITIONS
Todd T. Lewis
Murray Distinguished Professor of the Arts and Humanities, Professor of Asian Religions, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, USA

A NEWAR LHASA TRADING FAMILY: FROM ARCHIVE TO HISTORY
Siddhartha Tuladhar,
Senior Research Officer of New ERA, Pvt. Ltd., Nepal 

A TIBETAN SANSKRIT SCHOLAR IN THE KATHMANDU VALLEY: THE CASE OF KHRO PHU LOTSAWA (1173-1236)
Leonard W.J. van der Kuijp
Professor of South Asian Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

START
Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 10:00am

END
Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 04:00pm

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