"Tradition and Insight: Our encounter with the true essence of the Pure Land Way," the 2013 Winter Symposium, will be presented on Thursday, February 28 in conjunction with the BCA National Council Meeting. Keynote by Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki.
San Mateo Marriott Hotel, 1770 South Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo
Shigaraki-sensei's address will explore the roles that a received tradition and personal engagement play in our realization of the truth of meaning of Jodo Shinshu.
Presentations will also be made by Dr. Michael Conway of the Eastern Buddhist Society, and Rev Henry Adams of the Oxnard Buddhist Temple.
The symposium is free of charge and open to all interest persons. The symposium is sponsored by the IBS with the generous financial support of the George T. Aratani Endowment for the IBS Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies.
Dr. Shigaraki is a noted Shin Buddhist Scholar, former professor and president of Ryukoku University, and author of A Life of Awakening: The Heart of the Shin Buddhist Path and The Heart of the Shin Buddhist Path: A Life of Awakening.