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Using the New H-Net System: Short Version


A few hours ago I sent out a long and detail explanation of the posting process--probably overly detailed for some. Here's a short version:

** log in at any page.

** go to http://networks.h-net.org/h-buddhism

** click 'start a discussion with fellow scholars' in the right side panel

** give it a subject, write the message, give it a tag or two, preview, submit.



Symposium in Berkeley on Narrative


I am pleased to announce an upcoming, one-day symposium at the Institute of Buddhist Studies, graciously supported by the Numata Foundation.

"Narrative in Buddhist Texts, Practice and Transmission"
April 18, 2014 (Friday)
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
2140 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, California 94704

This symposium will explore the significance of narrative in Buddhism from a variety of perspectives, in particular the narrative core of its texts, structures of engagement of the Buddhist path, and new forms arising within a range of cultural contexts.

SUMMER PROGRAM> 2014 Fo Guang Buddhist Monastic Retreat (June 26 - July 24)

Dear Colleagues, 

We would like to give a reminder that applications for the upcoming summer program, the 2014 Fo Guang Buddhist Monastic Retreat, close on April 15th.  Thank you to all those at H-Buddhism who have earlier passed on this information.  Details of the 2014 FGBMR as follows:  

2014 Fo Guang
Buddhist Monastic Retreat 

Where:  Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Taiwan