10 December Lecture by the Ven. Xuecheng “The situation of Buddhism in China Today”

The Program in Buddhist Studies and the LIAS are happy to announce a special lecture:

 

 

Ven. Xuecheng

“The Situation of Buddhism in China Today”

 

Thursday, December 10, 13.15 – 15.00

Vrieshof 3/104 (Verbarium)

 

 

The speaker is the Abbot of Beijing Longquan Monastery and President of  the Buddhist Association of China, as well as being a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. (See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xuecheng_(monk))

 

Ven Xuecheng will speak in Chinese, with translation into English. The lecture will last about 1 hour, with 30 minutes for Q&A.

 

Space is very limited, so if you are planning to attend, please send a brief email to Prof Jonathan Silk indicating this: j.a.silk@hum.leidenuniv.nl

 

J.A. Silk

j.a.silk@hum.leidenuniv.nl

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