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DIRI Seminar 2018

DIRI Seminar 2018

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  • Sat 10 Nov ’18, 9:00am – 5:30pm


Staff Club Gallery Room, University of Otago, Leith Walk, North Dunedin, Dunedin


All Ages

Registration Types:

  • General Admission: $0.00
  • Student: $0.00

Seminar on Early Buddhist Manuscripts and Buddhist Studies in India and Southeast Asia

Event aims:

To celebrate the new headquarter of the Dhammachai International Research Institute (DIRI), Dunedin, New Zealand
To promote a study and research on Early Buddhist Manuscripts
To contribute Peace, morality and harmony in New Zealand

Event content:
10 Nov. 2018: DIRI Seminar “Early Buddhist Manuscript and Buddhist Studies in India and Southeast Asia” (Staff Club Gallery Room, University of Otago)
9:00 - 10:00
- Welcome speech by Chancellor
- Associate Professor Will Sweetman, University of Otago, gives a speech on the academic cooperation between the University of Otago and DIRI
10.00-10.30 Tea break
10:30-11:30 Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jens Braarvig “Evolution of Early Buddhist Manuscript Project & Schoyen Collection”
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 15:00 Seminar session 1: Ancient Indian Manuscripts
-Dr Jeff Wilson (Mindfulness and Visualization)
-Dr Chanida Jantrasrisalai (Kharosthi Bamiyan Manuscript Fragments in DIRI's Possession)
-Phra Weerachai Tejungkuro (Preliminary Report on Two Manuscript Fragments of Samādhirājasūtra From Bāmiyān in DIRI Collection)
15:00- 15:30 Tea Break
15:30- 17:30 Seminar session 2: Manuscripts from Southeast Asia
- Dr Elizabeth Guthrie (A few words about the Dhammakaya genre)
- Phra Akbordin Rattana (Dhammakaya in Pathamasambodhi)
- Dr Natpiya Saradum (Sambodhipakkhī Dhammakāya Buddhaguṇa Scripture: A Translation and Text Analysis)
- Woramate Malasart (Dhammakaya gatha)

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