P. A. Munchs hus (map)
Niels Henrik Abels vei 36
The defeat of Māra and attainment of awakening through meditation is the pivotal moment in Śākyamuni Buddha’s life and arguably the beginning of Buddhism. Open guest lecture with Guttorm Norberg Gundersen.
This event is open for all.
Buddhist monks have used spells to heal the sick, repel evil spirits, perform divinations, and bring rain. Yet these activities are often overlooked in Buddhist studies.
This spring, Buddhist scholars based at Oslo compiled a volume of 16 chapters, covering different aspects of the changing place of Buddhist faith, thought, and practice in the modern age, both in the Buddhist heartlands in Asia and in the West. Open for all.
By Jessica Zu (Princeton University). Open for all.