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Round Table with Daijaku Kinst

Friday, September 21st 2012, 10:00am

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Hosted by the Women's Studies in Religion program

Rev. Daijaku Judith Kinst, Ph.D., ordained in the Soto Zen tradition in 1988 and is a dharma successor in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. She is a professor at the Institute for Buddhist Studies, which is hosting a conference: “Domestic Dharma: Beyond, Beyond Monasteries” on Saturday September 22, from 9-5 at the Jodo Shin Center 2140 Durant Avenue Berkeley. Paula Arai - LSU professor and author of Women Living Zen, a history of Soto Zen nuns in Japan and Bringing Zen Home: The Healing Heart of Japanese Women's Ritual will be keynote with Lisa Grumbach, professor at IBS and Ryukoku University Kyoto, talking on the history and the role played by women in the development of Japanese Pure Land Buddhism. For more info check

This round table will allow students interested in the “Domestic Dharma” conference an opportunity to discuss some of the issues involved in current research relating to women and Buddhism.

Pastries and coffee will be served.

Credit: 2 Units for WSR Certificate

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