Preaching Buddha from the British Museum
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Tang dynasty image of the teaching Buddha. Digital image: © The Trustees of the British Museum

The Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford (HCBSS) serves to support and develop the university’s resources for Buddhist Studies in academic programs, collaborative research, scholarly communication, and public outreach.

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Our Buddhist Studies graduate student, Julian Butterfield, receives one of the Ho Family Foundation Dissertational Fellowships in Buddhist Studies for 2024-25.
CHINESE BUDDHISM LECTURES  To what extent did Buddhism influence the worldview of the traditional Chinese peasant? Did Buddhist soteriology inform the religious practice of Chinese villagers?
T. T. & W. F. CHAO BUDDHIST ART & FILM SERIES  The Buddha performed a variety of miracles in the course of his peripatetic career as a wandering monk in Northern India. It is worth asking exactly where, when, why, and how the Buddha performed these miracles.

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