Programs in Madhyamaka Studies

August 3-9, 2012 Madhyamaka Studies  Seminar and Symposium Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages in Berkeley will host two related programs in the field of Madhyamaka studies, August 3-9, 2012. Consistent with MRC’s mission, the programs will focus on issues of language, philology, and translation. MRC invites academics and advanced graduate students with an interest

Sanskrit Classes – Spring 2012

Classes in Sanskrit – Spring 2012 The Manglam Research Center offers several Sanskrit courses for students at all levels of experience. MRC Sanskrit courses are designed to allow students to progress steadily in their studies while holding full-time jobs. Whether you are a linguist, a yoga teacher, or a student of Buddhism, MRC offers courses

Classes in Language and Philosophy – Winter 2012

Classes in Language and Philosophy – Winter 2012 The Accountable Self: Bringing Buddhist Teachings into Modern Discourse Monday evenings, 7:00-9:00 PM, February 13-March 19 (6 weeks). $110 Instructor, Jack Petranker One of the defining teachings in Buddhism is that the self has no substantial existence. Yet our sense of being a self is almost inescapable.