Nominations are now open for the Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism (or "Toshi" Award), awarded on an annual basis to an outstanding book in any area of Buddhist studies. The Award is administered by the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
Updated schedules for cultural classes offered by BDK America in Moraga and Berkeley now available.
Ikebana classes continue in 2020 with the new schedule as posted in our article. Tea and Yoga classes are on hiatus to resume in February.
Congratulations to Paul Swanson of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture. Professor Swanson received the 2019 Toshihide Numata Book Award for the three volume publication, Clear Serenity, Quiet Insight: T’ien-t’ai Chih-i’s Mo-ho chih-kuan.
Each year BDK International awards several fellowships to enable researches to engage in research in Buddhism while in Japan. Applications are now open for 2020 and will be due December 2, 2019.
All of our classes in Ikebana, the Way of Tea, and Yoga are now back in regular session.
Moraga, California – UPDATED June 22, 2019. BDK America announces the reopening of its catalog of over 50 editions of The Teaching of Buddha.
Moraga, California – June 14, 2019.
All of our classes will be taking a break in June 2019, with Ikebana to resume in July and Tea and Yoga in August.
Dharma Friend Ryan Everett Tkac is a devoted student of the sutras. As part of his devotions he has recorded this recitation of The Sutra of Infinite Meanings in the MP3 format.