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On the ears: Radio interview with CERES researcher on the Buddhist Vesakh festival

On 16 May, Buddhists around the world celebrate the Vesakh festival. The festival originates from the Theravāda tradition and celebrates …

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BuddhistRoad project and Dzogchen project: New publication in JIABS 44

The BuddhistRoad Team in cooperation with Dylan Esler, researcher of the BMBF funded project “An Enquiry into the Development of …

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Chinese Dunhuang Studies in the 21st Century: BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture Series by Neil Schmid

Chinese research of the Dunhuang caves and the materials found especially in Dunhuang Cave 17, the so-called Library Cave has …

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Buddhist practice in Turfan: BuddhistRoad team member Yukiyo Kasai receives venia legendi in the discipline of Central Asian Religions

Yukiyo Kasai, researcher in the ERC-funded BuddhistRoad project successfully delivered her inaugural lecture at the Midday Forum of the …

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Carmen Meinert presents lecture at the International Symposium of the Kyoto National Museum

Carmen Meinert, Professor of Central Asian Religions and PI of the ERC project BuddhistRoad will present the research and …

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Former KHK Fellow visits BuddhistRoad Project

Johan Elverskog is a professor of Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and an internationally renowned expert …

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Focussing Buddhism: Mongolian Ambassador to the UN visits CERES

Yesterday, His Excellency the Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations in Geneva, Mr Lundeg Purevsuren, visited the Center …

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Travelling on the BuddhistRoad: Research Associate receives Professorship in Tibetology

The CERES team warmly congratulates Lewis Doney, who started his post as Professor of Tibetology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn …

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New Volume on Old Tibetan Studies edited by BuddhistRoad Researcher

Lewis Doney, researcher within the ERC funded project “BuddhistRoad”, recently edited a special issue of the Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines, …

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Online Workshop on "Contemplation and Non-Doing"

The Dzogchen project, based at CERES and sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, is organizing an online …