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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. 

Workshop on Buddhist Studies in Canada

McMaster University May 11-12, 2024 More than 20 Buddhist Studies scholars from across Canada gathered for a workshop at McMaster University to exchange ideas about research, teaching, graduate programs and collaborative opportunities.  Organized by the Centre for Buddhist Studies at McMaster University, the workshop was opened by Professor James Benn, Centre Director, and featured a keynote…
McMaster University May 11-12, 2024 More than 20 Buddhist Studies scholars from across Canada gathered for a workshop at McMaster University to exchange ideas about research, teaching, graduate programs and collaborative opportunities.  Organized by the Centre for Buddhist Studies at McMaster University, the workshop was opened by Professor James Benn, Centre Director, and featured a keynote…

BDK Establishes Numata Program at Yale University

On May 7, 2024, BDK representatives visited Yale University to inaugurate a limited Numata Program in Buddhist Studies.  While the first Numata Program was established at UC Berkeley in 1984 and six other American universities have been added since then, BDK’s relationship with Yale goes back to the founding of the English Tripitaka Translation project in…
On May 7, 2024, BDK representatives visited Yale University to inaugurate a limited Numata Program in Buddhist Studies.  While the first Numata Program was established at UC Berkeley in 1984 and six other American universities have been added since then, BDK’s relationship with Yale goes back to the founding of the English Tripitaka Translation project in…