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This workshop brings together scholars from Asia, Europe and the U.S. to explore the formation and impact of the Nirvana Sutra in the evolution of Buddhist thought, belief and practice in India, China, Korea, and Japan, the source of the teachings of buddha-nature, vegetarianism, icchantika, and filled with stunning parables and analogies, this meeting will explore both how its contents reflects developments within the Buddhist communities in India and impacted Buddhist communities in East Asia. 


The Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities
University of California

220 Stephens Hall, MC 2340
Berkeley, CA 94720


Workshop, Free and Open to the Public

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