Lecture - Buddhism in China Today

06/18/2013

16:00

Filmzaal PThU, Main building VU University Amsterdam

Lecture - Buddhism in China Today

Venerable Xianqing

Faculty of Theology

Theology and Philosophy

Lecture

foto Xianqing
Ven. Xianqing
Ven. Xianqing serves as a Dharma lecturer of Beijing Longquan Monastery Buddhist Institute Online. After studying at the School of Areospace, Tsinghua University, and receiving his Ph.D. in Thermophysics Engineering, Ven. Xianqing received ordination in January 2008 from Ven. Master Xuecheng, Abbot of Beijing Longquan Monastery, and became a monk. While studying Buddha’s teachings intensively, Ven. Xianqing also has an extensive interest in and gives lectures on Confucian and Taoist as well as other traditional Chinese cultural classics.

Programme:
16.00 – 16.15 Opening speech Prof. dr. André van der Braak
16.15 – 16.45 Lecture Ven. Xianqing: Buddhism in China Today
16.45 – 17.15 Questions and Answers
17.15 – 18.00 Drinks and informal meeting

Registration
Please register with Ulli Fischer, ufischer@chello.nl. Participation is free of charge.