Colleges with large theravadan buddhist populations

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Tom
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Colleges with large theravadan buddhist populations

Postby Tom » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:01 am

I'm curious to know if anyone on here knows of any universities/colleges in the U.S. with large theravadan buddhist populations?

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Re: Colleges with large theravadan buddhist populations

Postby cooran » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:22 am

I wonder if they would be those colleges/universities offering degrees in Religious Studies/Buddhism?

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Re: Colleges with large theravadan buddhist populations

Postby Javi » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:10 pm

Vayadhammā saṅkhārā appamādena sampādethā — All things decay and disappoint, it is through vigilance that you succeed — Mahāparinibbāna Sutta

Tārakā timiraṃ dīpo māyāvaśyāya budbudaḥ supinaṃ vidyud abhraṃ ca evaṃ draṣṭavya saṃskṛtam — A shooting star, a clouding of the sight, a lamp, An illusion, a drop of dew, a bubble, A dream, a lightning’s flash, a thunder cloud — This is the way one should see the conditioned — Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā

I have seen all things that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a chase after wind — Ecclesiastes 1.14


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