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The 5th MaMa Charitable Foundation Visiting Professor in Buddhist Studies Lecture Series
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Event Details

The 5th MaMa Charitable Foundation Visiting Professor in Buddhist Studies Lecture Series

by

Professor Venerable K.L. Dhammajoti

MaMa Charitable Foundation Visiting Professor in Buddhist Studies, HKU
Chairman, The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong
Chair Professor, School of Philosophy, Renmin University of China

Professor K.L. Dhammajoti is a leading scholar in the highly specialized field of Buddhist Studies known as Abhidharma, which deals with the metaphysical and epistemological doctrines of ancient Buddhism. He is well-versed in all the Buddhist Scriptural Languages, including Classical Chinese, Sanskrit, Pali and Tibetan and, as such, his expertise is highly sought after by academic institutions around the world, including the University of Calgary, which awarded him the prestigious Numata Chair of Buddhist Thought in the year 2000. He is the author of several scholarly books on Buddhist doctrines and has written many academic papers on his specialty. Professor Dhammajoti is also the editor of the internationally-renowned Journal of Buddhist Studies, dedicated to Buddhist research. In the last decade, he served in the Centre of Buddhist Studies of The University of Hong Kong as the Glorious Sun Endowed Professor in Buddhist Studies and continues to serve as Honorary Professor in the University after his retirement. At present, he is the Chairman of the Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong.

Venue: Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Lecture 1
The Nature of the Buddha Dharma — Philosophy, Psychology, Way of Life or Religion?
7-9 pm on 20 January 2018 (Saturday)

Lecture 2
Mind: Reactive and Creative
7-9 pm on 27 January 2018 (Saturday)

Lecture 3
The Buddha's Moral Philosophy
7-9 pm on 3 February 2018 (Saturday)

Conducted in English / All are welcome / Free admission
Enquiry / 3917 5078 / hkucbs@hku.hk

Online registration - https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_regform.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=53273
Details - www.buddhism.hku.hk/mamafoundation.html

Organized by HKU Centre of Buddhist Studies
Sponsored by MaMa Charitable Foundation

Date/Time03/02/2018 19:00-21:00
VenueWang Gungwu Lecture Hall, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, HK
LanguageEnglish

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 14/11/2017 12:00(HKT) to 03/02/2018 19:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration quota for this event is 370.

* Registration is now closed.

Contact Information

For further information, please visit:
http://www.buddhism.hku.hk/mamafoundation.html

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact the Centre of Buddhist Studies, HKU by email at hkucbs@hku.hk