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ANNOUNCEMENT> Nominations for the 2018 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism

The Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism (or "Toshi" Award) is awarded on an annual basis to an outstanding book in any area of Buddhist studies. The Award is administered by the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Eligibility: To be considered for the Award during the 2018 nomination period, a book must have a copyright date of 2017. Books must be written in English. Edited and/or coauthored books are eligible.

COURSE > Intensive Sanskrit Mahidol August 2018

Intensive Sanskrit (50 hours) August 6th-17th 2018

The course focuses on Buddhist vocabulary and examples and makes ample use of traditional grammatical categories. Each day will begin with a session of group chanting: proper pronunciation, as well as consistent recitation, will be emphasized. The basic characteristics of different genres (philosophy, literature, etc.) will be briefly introduced, including simple principles of prosody.

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