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Tendai Tutorial – Jan. 25th

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

An in-depth study of Makashikan by Zhiyi. The text we are using is Clear Serenity, Quiet Insight: T’ien-T’ai Chih-i’s Mo-ho chih-kuan, translated with commentary by Paul Swanson, University of Hawai’i Press, 2018. 

Tendai-shu Establishment Day

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

On January 26th in 804 CE, Tendai was established by Saicho on Mt. Hiei in Japan. Once a year we observe this day and use this end of the year occasion for reflection. This is more than a historical or philosophical discussion. It is intended to provide insights into the school and it’s significance to Japan […]

Sutra Class – Feb. 5th

Tendai Buddhist Institute 1525 NY-295, East Chatham, NY

The articles are in Teiser, SF and Stone, J (eds.) (2009) Readings of the Lotus Sutra. Columbia University Press. Reading and discussing these articles provides a very useful context for better understanding the Lotus Sūtra as it has been lived.