As a young scholars’ platform for academic exchange to further explore studies and research on Chinese Buddhism, the “Young Scholars Forum on Chinese Buddhism,” co-organized by Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies (CHIBS), Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA), and Sheng Yen Education Foundation, was officially opened in the Education and Administration Building at DDM World Center for Buddhist Education at 9 A.M., on June 26.
The first Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA) Graduation Ceremony was held at the International Conference Hall of DDM World Center for Buddhist Education at 10 pm, July 13, 2015. There were 23 graduates of bachelor’s, master’s or associate’s degree taking part in this ceremony permeated with Buddhist culture.
As the midsummer DDM is immersed in luxuriant greenery and sweet-sounding drone of cicadas, we invite everyone to sense the delightful Chan or Dharma, observe water or wind here, listen to a babbling brook, practice walking meditation in holding water bowl, or simply make a pilgrimage with relaxed body and mind. DDM’s Visitor Service Office had planned itineraries themed living Chan, spiritual environmental protection or ecological discovery for all walks of life, all groups or overseas visitors, hoping everybody can explore beauty of the delightful Chan and experience the spirit of Chinese Chan in the surroundings of DDM World Center for Buddhist Education. More detailed about reservation is available on, or dial +886-2498-7171 ext 1350~1355 directly.
The first “Young Scholars' Chinese Buddhism Forum” will be held on June 26 to 27. This rare and extraordinary Buddhist event, in the sense of playing a pivotal role in passing down Chinese Buddhism, gathers some domestic and international young scholars specializing in this field to team up, invite chairpersons and discussants on their own for creating an academic platform to broaden and exchange Buddhism ideas. Whoever wants to join or audit the forum is welcome to register at by June 20. Seats are limited!