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It gives us great pleasure to commemorate the 16-year milestone of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the 60th Dhammachai Education Foundation, the Dhammachai International Research Institute (DIRI) of New Zealand and Australia, and the Religion Programme at the University of Otago. This MoU has been instrumental in providing support for Buddhist Studies at Otago....
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Cambridge, UK – Scholars and experts from around the world came together to share their research and insights on the study of meditative visual experience in Buddhist traditions at a two-day workshop held on April 28-29, 2023. The event, which was available for a global audience to attend either in person or virtually through Zoom,...
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Ancient inscriptions are important historical and archeological evidence that record the history of the past societies. At the same time, ancient inscriptions served as primary sources in various academic works. Although there are numerous publications of Thai inscriptions reading, but the integration of contents in the inscriptions has been challenging to study. This publication is...
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Exchange of agreements between Dr. Abdul Azeem, Director General of the Department of Archaeology and Museums (DOAM), Pakistan, and Dr. Mark Allon, University of Sydney.
The Gandhari Manuscripts Project (GMP) was launched in 2019 at the University of Sydney (USYD) in Australia. After parallel agreements were signed, the GMP project officially commenced on December 20, 2022 when an agreement between the Department of Archeology and Museum (DOAM), Pakistan and the University of Sydney (USYD) was signed at the Islamabad Museum....
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The Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University are pleased to invite all interested parties to a workshop on Meditative Visual Experiences in Buddhist Traditions, hosted at the Faculty of Divinity and virtually on April 28th and 29th 2023. The workshop aims to bring together scholars and experts...
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Professor David Murdoch, Vice-Chancellor and Professor Will Sweetman, Head of the School of Social Sciences at the University of Otago signed the Memorandum of understanding with the Dhammachai International Research Institute (DIRI) of New Zealand and Australia. Phra Maha Dr Sudham Suratano, the new chairman of DIRI promised to maintain and continue the strong relationship...
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An international Buddhist research centre has opened in Dunedin, enabling academic links with the University of Otago to be further developed. The Dhammachai International Research Institute of New Zealand and Australia, which is housed in the former BNZ building at the corner of London and Pitt Sts, was formally opened earlier this month. The independent...
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To give the teachings of the Buddha is the most precious gift a Buddhist can offer. For that reason, staff at the University of Otago felt fortunate and thrilled to receive a copy of the Tipitaka (Buddhist scriptures) from the 60th Dhammachai Education Foundation of New Zealand and Australia on Thursday. University theology and religion...
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