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2017 Annual Letter

Apr 24 2017

  Download PDF  中文April 25, 2017Dear Friend of DRBU:A university is many things at once. At its most basic, it’s a physical place, a patch of land with buildings where people live,...

Spring at DRBU

Apr 19 2017

Spring has arrived and the DRBU campus at The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas is the perfect place to enjoy the limitless beauty of nature. An afternoon walk among the towering oaks inspires awe,...

DRBU Student Activities – Sustenance for the Spirit

Apr 8 2017

Many DRBU students participate in or propose extracurricular and social activities such as hiking, knitting, and sharing vegetarian recipes. Embodying a spirit of generosity, they regularly...

Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi hosts discussion at DRBU

Apr 2 2017

Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi is an American Buddhist monk from New York City who ordained as a monk in Sri Lanka in 1973. He has translated, edited and authored many publications from the...

Lecture on Thomas Merton at the DRBU Sudhana Center

Mar 31 2017

 Clare Ronzani of the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University gave a lecture on Thomas Merton at DRBU's Sudhana Center on March 6, 2017. Thomas Merton is a 20th century...

DRBU students offer lunch at local homeless shelter

Mar 29 2017

For several weekends during the spring 2017 semester, DRBU students offered food to homeless people at a local Ukiah shelter. This effort was intended to embody a spirit of generosity, which is...

“Adulting in the Dharma” Retreat Offered Participants a Day for Personal Reflection

Feb 21 2017

Sixty participants joined a one-day retreat at the Sudhana Center on December 10 organized by DRBU Extension www.drbux.org. Rev. Heng Sure led them in investigating what it means to grow up in today...

Students Reaping Benefits From DRBU Tutoring Program

Feb 21 2017

DRBU wants to make sure that every student has the individual support needed to make the most of the university experience. The Academic Resource Center offers programs and services that support...

Participants Ask for Another “Living the Practice” Program

Feb 21 2017

An attentive group of ten practitioners began the two-month “Living the Practice” program offered by DRBU Extension on October 15, 2016, the start of the seven-day Fall Guan Yin Retreat....

A taste of some topics students are engaged with during Spring 2017

Feb 20 2017

We’re now several weeks into the spring semester, and classrooms are filled with the sounds of lively discussion. Students and professors alike are plunging into the delights and challenges of...