Where can I find online courses in Buddhist Studies??
The Kathmandu University Centre for Buddhist Studies at Rangjung Yeshe Institute offers online Buddhist studies courses in several different course formats. Most courses begin September 3rd. They also have trial one-week courses, which is a useful way to experience a taste of the courses available.
Is it possible to learn Buddhism for free??
This makes it the perfect time for anyone interested in learning the religion to take a Buddhism online course (plus you can learn Buddhist meditation in our free guide ). With the sheer number of different Buddhism online courses free right now, you can literally study every part of Buddhism and dharma.
What's new at the Institute of Buddhist Studies??
The Institute of Buddhist Studies announces a new educational program — a Certificate in Buddhist Studies. This low-residency graduate program may be completed on-site in Berkeley or fully online. The program is intended to introduce students both to the history and breadth of the Buddhist tradition as well as the academic study of Buddhism.
What is the best book to learn about Buddhism??
If you are looking for a book that covers the whole subject, try The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Buddhist Wisdom, by Gill Farrer-Halls (more of a guide than an encyclopedia), The Buddhist Handbook: A Complete Guide to Buddhist Schools, Teaching, Practice, and History, by John Snelling, or check out this collection of recommended books.