HISTORY TALK "Vasubandhu's Treasury of Higher Doctrine (Abhidharma-Kosa)...." by Prof. Marek Mejor at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 11, Mansingh Road > 4pm on 8th July 2016


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Time : 4:00 pm Add to Calendar 08/07/2016 16:00 08/07/2016 17:30 Asia/Kolkata HISTORY TALK "Vasubandhu's Treasury of Higher Doctrine (Abhidharma-Kosa)...." by Prof. Marek Mejor Event Page : http://www.delhievents.com/2016/07/history-talk-vasubandhus-treasury-of.html Lecture Room, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi - 110001 DD/MM/YYYY

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Venue : Lecture Room, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi - 110001

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Event Description : 
A lecture on "Vasubandhu's Treasury of Higher Doctrine (Abhidharma-Kosa), its significance in the Buddhist world and its impact on Buddhist Studies" by Prof. Marek Mejor, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw.

Chaired by Ven Geshe Dorji Damdul, Director, Tibet House, New Delhi, Cultural Centre of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

About the Speaker : Dr. Marek Adam Mejor, a Polish National, is a Professor and Head,
Research Section for Buddhist Studies University of Warsaw, Poland. He is a member of the International Association of Buddhist Studies and Polish Oriental Society. He is also the chairman, Committee of Oriental Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences (from 2007). From 2004 he is also the president of the Polish–Sri Lanka Friendship Association. He is the
editor-in-chief of Studia Indologiczne, a Polish journal of Indology, published by the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw. He was a guest professor at the International College for Advanced Buddhist Studies, Tokyo, Japan (2000). He was a nominated Professor in Indology at the Poznań University (1999) and the University of Warsaw(1999). He visited India at the invitation of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (‘Distinguished Visitor’s Program’) in the year 1998 and 1999. He was also the Visiting Research Fellow at The International Institute for Buddhist Studies, Tokyo (1990-1992). He was also Michael Coulson Junior Research Fellow, in Wolfson College, Oxford. He is well versed in different languages like English, German, Russian, French, Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan and Chinese. To his credit, he has also published many books and articles in international journals
pertaining to Buddhism. One of his significant publication is Vasubandhu’s Abhidharma-kośa and the Commentaries Preserved in the Tanjur.

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HISTORY TALK "Vasubandhu's Treasury of Higher Doctrine (Abhidharma-Kosa)...." by Prof. Marek Mejor at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 11, Mansingh Road > 4pm on 8th July 2016 HISTORY TALK "Vasubandhu's Treasury of Higher Doctrine (Abhidharma-Kosa)...." by Prof. Marek Mejor at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 11, Mansingh Road > 4pm on 8th July 2016 Reviewed by DelhiEvents on Friday, July 08, 2016 Rating: 5

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