LECTURE / SEMINAR> "Successive Causality and Simultaneous Causality in the Yogācāra Theory of Bīja" (Nobuyoshi Yamabe): SOAS Buddhist Forum lecture and seminar, Saturday 17 March

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Dear colleagues, 

I am happy to announce the next Buddhist Forum event, supported by Khyentse Foundation and organised by the SOAS Centre of Buddhist Studies:
"Successive Causality and Simultaneous Causality in the Yogācāra Theory of Bīja", A lecture by Prof. Nobuyoshi Yamabe of Waseda University. 

Date: Saturday, 17 March 2018Time: 17:30-19:000

Venue: SOAS, Brunei Gallery Room: B202

During the same dayon Saturday morning, a reading seminar* will also be led by Prof. Yamabe:

"Reading of a Passage on tathatālambanapratyaya-bīja from the Viniścayasaṃgrahaṇī of the Yogācārabhūmi"
Time: 10:00-13:00

Venue: SOAS, Russell Square College Buildings Room: MB116 

*Both events are free and open to all, however, registration is required for the seminar, and participants should be familiar with either Chinese, Tibetan or Sanskrit. To register for the seminar please email: ys13@soas.ac.uk

You may find further information on this and all future events on our website and Facebook page.  

Kind regards, 

Yael Shiri (SOAS, University of London)


About the speaker: 

M.A. in Indian Philosophy from Osaka University in 1987, Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Yale University in 1999. Currently Professor of Asian Philosophy at Waseda University.

Professor Yamabe specializes in Indian Buddhism, with a particular interest in the Yogācāra and Buddhist meditation texts. He is the author of numerous works in both English and Japanese.

Among his most recent publications: 

Yamabe, Nobuyoshi. 2017. "Once Again on “Dhātu-vāda”." Critical Review for Buddhist Studies 21:9-43.

Yamabe, Nobuyoshi. 2017. "On Bījāśraya: Successive Causality and Simultaneous Causality." In Śrāvakabhūmi and Buddhist Manuscripts, edited by Seongcheol Kim and Jundo Nagashima, 9-25. Tokyo: Nombre.

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