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The Institute of Buddhist Studies Podcast is a digital archive of audio and video recordings of academic lectures and Dharma talks. The IBS is a Buddhist graduate school and seminary located in Berkeley, California.

The Institute of Buddhist Studies Podcast is a digital archive of audio and video recordings of academic lectures and Dharma talks. The IBS is a Buddhist graduate school and seminary located in Berkeley, California.
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The Institute of Buddhist Studies Podcast is a digital archive of audio and video recordings of academic lectures and Dharma talks. The IBS is a Buddhist graduate school and seminary located in Berkeley, California.

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English


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Mara Re-imagined: Stories of the ‘Evil One’ in Changing Contexts, 2014 Numata Symposium

8/13/2014
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Narrative in Buddhist Texts, Practice and Transmission, an exploration of the significance of narrative in Buddhism from a variety of perspectives. Mara Re-imagined: Stories of the 'Evil One' in Changing Contexts by Dr. Michael D. Nichols, Saint Joseph's College with response by Scott Mitchell. Recorded Friday, April 18, 2014, Berkeley, CA. Funding provided generously by the Numata Foundation. (c) 2014 Michael Nichols

Duration:00:38:56

The Path from Metaphor to Narrative: Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation, 2014 Numata Symposium

8/12/2014
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Narrative in Buddhist Texts, Practice and Transmission, an exploration of the significance of narrative in Buddhism from a variety of perspectives. The Path from Metaphor to Narrative: Gampopa's Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Dr. Richard K. Payne, Institute of Buddhist Studies with response by Daijaku Kinst. Recorded Friday, April 18, 2014, Berkeley, CA. Funding provided generously by the Numata Foundation. (c) 2014 Richard Payne

Duration:00:58:52

Narrative Amidst the Activities of Scripture, 2014 Numata Symposium

8/11/2014
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Narrative in Buddhist Texts, Practice and Transmission, an exploration of the significance of narrative in Buddhism from a variety of perspectives. Narrative Amidst the Activities of Scripture by Dr. Charles Hallisey, Harvard Divinity School with response by Mark Blum of the University of California, Berkeley. Recorded Friday, April 18, 2014, Berkeley, CA. Funding provided generously by the Numata Foundation. (c) 2014 Charles Hallisey

Duration:01:16:16

Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way, Part Three

4/30/2014
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An exploration of the roles that a received tradition and personal engagement play in our realization of the truth and meaning of Jodo Shinshu. Discussion and response by Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki, Professor Emeritus, Ryukoku University. Recorded Thursday, February 28, 2013, San Mateo, CA. Sponsored by the George T. Aratani Endowment for the IBS Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies. (c) 2013 Takamaro Shigaraki

Duration:01:29:44

Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way, Part Two

4/30/2014
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An exploration of the roles that a received tradition and personal engagement play in our realization of the truth and meaning of Jodo Shinshu. Rev. Henry Adams of Oxnard Buddhist Temple Recorded Thursday, February 28, 2013, San Mateo, CA. Sponsored by the George T. Aratani Endowment for the IBS Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies. (c) 2013 Henry Adams

Duration:00:55:56

Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way, Part One

4/30/2014
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An exploration of the roles that a received tradition and personal engagement play in our realization of the truth and meaning of Jodo Shinshu. Dr. Michael Conway of the Eastern Buddhist Society Recorded Thursday, February 28, 2013, San Mateo, CA. Sponsored by the George T. Aratani Endowment for the IBS Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies. (c) 2013 Michael Conway

Duration:01:00:37

Making Ministry Practical: Changing Roles in Japan

6/14/2013
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From the Dharma at Times of Need symposium, the keynote address delivered by Rev. Dr. Seigen Yamaoka, professor of Shin Buddhist Studies at the Institute of Buddhist Studies. Prof. Yamaoka's moving keynote touched on his own personal experiences with the Dharma as a Jodo Shinshu minister, former bishop of the Buddhist Churches of America, dedicated scholar and inter-religious advocate, and ministering to Buddhist in the United States for over four decades. Prof. Yamaoka has been influential...

Duration:00:57:42

Cleaning Cloths, Poetry, and Personal Buddhas: Laywomen’s Healing Practices in Contemporary Japan, audio

11/26/2012
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Domestic Dharma: Beyond Texts, Beyond Monasteries, Numata Symposium 2012 Keynote Address by Prof. Paula Arai. Creativity, flexibility, and accessibility are qualities characteristic of the Buddhist practices that women in contemporary Japan engage in as they weave healing activities into their daily life. Home-made ritualized activities, which draw upon and innovatively adapt age-old traditions, include common greetings turned into healing events, cleaning cloths performing medical...

Duration:00:54:21

Nuns at Home, Nuns as Homebuilders: Rethinking Ordination and Family in Medieval Japan, audio

11/26/2012
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Domestic Dharma: Beyond Texts, Beyond Monasteries, Numata Symposium 2012 Keynote Address by Prof. Lisa Grumbach. An exploration of the roles of ordained women within the social and familial structures of medieval Japan. Focusing on the reasons women became nuns, their age at ordination, and the work they performed as nuns, Prof. Grumbach argues that women used ordination as a way to build and maintain homes rather than as a way to “leave home.” Autobiographical writings by women, historical...

Duration:00:49:50

Our Buddhadharma, Our Buddhist Dharma : 2012 Commencement Address

5/23/2012
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The 2012 Graduation Commencement Address was delivered by Prof. Franz Metcalf and generously sponsored by the Numata Foundation. “Our Buddhadharma, Our Buddhist Dharma" explores our evolving Buddhist dharma in two senses. That is, it tries to begin clarifying dharma in the sense of (a) what the Buddhadharma, as teaching, is; and (b) what our dharma, as duty, is toward that Buddhadharma. While the former is a bottomless pit of circularity into which scholars may sink their careers, and the...

Duration:00:25:20

2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 6 of 6, audio

3/29/2012
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Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran's Pure Land Teaching The Jōgen Suppression and Shinran's admonition against self-power (continued) In Japanese with English translation. An outline of the lecture series is available as a downloadable PDF in English or in Japanese. [6 of 6] Originally recorded on 22 March 2012 (c) 2012 The Institute of...

Duration:01:18:21

2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 5 of 6, audio

3/29/2012
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Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran's Pure Land Teaching The Jōgen Suppression and Shinran's admonition against self-power In Japanese with English translation. An outline of the lecture series is available as a downloadable PDF in English or in Japanese. [5 of 6] Originally recorded on 22 March 2012 (c) 2012 The Institute of Buddhist Studies

Duration:01:16:22

2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 4 of 6, audio

3/29/2012
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Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran's Pure Land Teaching Birth through the nembutsu: Shinran's explications of practice and shinjin (continued) In Japanese with English translation. An outline of the lecture series is available as a downloadable PDF in English or in Japanese. [4 of 6] Originally recorded on 15 March 2012 (c) 2012 The...

Duration:01:40:51

2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 3 of 6, audio

3/29/2012
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Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran's Pure Land Teaching Birth through the nembutsu: Shinran's explications of practice and shinjin In Japanese with English translation. An outline of the lecture series is available as a downloadable PDF in English or in Japanese. [3 of 6] Originally recorded on 15 March 2012 (c) 2012 The Institute of...

Duration:01:03:13

2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 2 of 6, audio

3/29/2012
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Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran's Pure Land Teaching Features and Critiques of Hōnen's Pure Land Teaching (continued) In Japanese with English translation. An outline of the lecture series is available as a downloadable PDF in English or in Japanese. [2 of 6] Originally recorded on 8 March 2012 (c) 2012 The Institute of Buddhist Studies

Duration:01:40:11

2012 Ryukoku Lecture: True Teaching, Practice and Realization: 1 of 6, audio

3/29/2012
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Spring 2012 Ryūkoku Lecture Series Presented by Professor Hisashi Tonouchi, Ryūkoku University True Teaching, Practice and Realization (Kyōgyōshinshō): its aim and the formation of Shinran's Pure Land Teaching Features and Critiques of Hōnen's Pure Land Teaching In Japanese with English translation. An outline of the lecture series is available as a downloadable PDF in English or in Japanese. [1 of 6] Originally recorded on 8 March 2012 (c) 2012 The Institute of Buddhist Studies

Duration:00:51:04

Karmic Mindfulness: Rethinking Morality in Contemporary Buddhism (audio only)

12/26/2011
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As a basic principle governing moral thinking, the Buddhist concept of karma is brilliant. With clarity and simplicity, it informs participants in Buddhist cultures that what becomes of them in life is dependent on the quality of their relations to other people and on what they do in life. The fact that the concept of karma was transferred from one religious tradition to others in Asia has meant that its early mythological foundations have been weakened, to some extent allowing it to stand...

Duration:00:51:44

Making Sense of the Blood Bowl Sutra: Gender, Pollution, and Salvation in Buddhist Sermons from Early Modern Japan

5/2/2011
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Sometime during the late fourteenth or early fifteenth century, several variants of an indigenous Chinese sutra known as the Xuepenjing 血盆経 ("Blood Bowl Sutra," Jpns. Ketsubonkyō), were transmitted to Japan. Emphasizing the impurity of women's reproductive blood, this short scripture teaches that women are fated to fall into a special hell known as the "Blood Pond Hell" (chi no ike jigoku è¡€ã®æ± åœ°ç„) in retribution for the sin of polluting the earth with blood. By theÂ...

Duration:00:57:29

The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition (part six of six-audio)

4/15/2011
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The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition (part six of six - audio) by Professor Atsushi Hirata, Department of History, Ryūkoku University, Kyoto, Japan. In Japanese with live English translation. This is a six part series covering the 2011 Ryūkoku Lecture Series held at the Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley, CA, in March 2011. Lecture One (parts one and two): Buddhadharma and the feudal system Lecture Two (parts three and four): The Sangō Wakuran incident and its impact Lecture...

Duration:01:19:15

The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition (part five of six-audio)

4/14/2011
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The History of the Shin Buddhist Tradition (part five of six - audio) by Professor Atsushi Hirata, Department of History, Ryūkoku University, Kyoto, Japan. In Japanese with live English translation. This is a six part series covering the 2011 Ryūkoku Lecture Series held at the Institute of Buddhist Studies in Berkeley, CA, in March 2011. Lecture One (parts one and two): Buddhadharma and the feudal system Lecture Two (parts three and four): The Sangō Wakuran incident and its impact Lecture...

Duration:01:22:21