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Welcome to our website and its rich offerings of resources for understanding Buddhism.  Whether you are a serious scholar, a committed layperson, or just someone curious about Buddhism’s increasing popularity in America, you will find something of interest here, ranging from translations of Buddhist scriptures to comic books for children. 

2023 Toshi Award Winner Prof. John Kieschnick

The winner of the 2023 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism is Professor John Kieschnick of Stanford University for his book, Buddhist Historiography in China (Columbia University Press, 2022).  The Award is presented on an annual basis for an outstanding book in the area of Buddhist studies.  The program is administered by the Numata Center for Buddhist Studies at…
The winner of the 2023 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism is Professor John Kieschnick of Stanford University for his book, Buddhist Historiography in China (Columbia University Press, 2022).  The Award is presented on an annual basis for an outstanding book in the area of Buddhist studies.  The program is administered by the Numata Center for Buddhist Studies at…

Numata Program Coordinators at the 2023 American Academy of Religion annual meeting

Every year the faculty coordinators of Numata Programs at universities in the United States and Canada convene at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR).  This year the meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas, and coordinators from UC Berkeley, Yale, Princeton, Chicago, the Institute for Buddhist Studies, McMaster, McGill and Toronto presented…
Every year the faculty coordinators of Numata Programs at universities in the United States and Canada convene at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR).  This year the meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas, and coordinators from UC Berkeley, Yale, Princeton, Chicago, the Institute for Buddhist Studies, McMaster, McGill and Toronto presented…