by Venerable Professor Dhammajoti
Centre of Buddhist Studies, The University of Hong Kong
The Sarvastivada Theory of Simultaneous Causality
Wednesday, March 15, 2006
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Institute of Asian Research, C.K. Choi Building,
Two Buddhist Theories of Knowledge
Thursday, March 16, 2006
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
UBC Robson Square,
Venerable Professor Dhammajoti was born in Malaysia in 1949. From 1982 to 2004, he had been teaching at the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. Before joining the University of Hong Kong in 2004, he had been Professor and Head of the Department of Buddhist Sources at the Postgraduate Institute. Currently, he serves as the Professor of Buddhist Studies, and Chairman of the Teaching and Research Advisory Committee, at the Centre of Buddhist Studies, the University of Hong Kong. He has published several books and many research papers in academic journals. His main fields of specialization are Northern Abhidharma and early Yogacara. As a Buddhist monk, he is non-sectarian in outlook, having received ordinations in both the Theravada and Mahayana traditions.
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