From Sep. 4 to Sep. 6, a special lecture was held in Dahyang Hall seminar room under the auspices of the Korean Buddhist Research Institute (KBRI). The lecture, entitled "Retrospection on Indian Buddhism Research and Outlook" and "Demonstrate tashim (他心) of the Dharmakirti" was given by Katsura Shryu, a professor at Ryokoku University in Japan.
This lecture's purpose was to investigation the method of research on Indian Buddhism and to investigate the Dharmakirti, which is recognized in the academic world as an accomplishment of Buddhist logic. "Dharmakirti can demonstrate the workings of people's minds through the relationship of the body, language and the state of one's mind," Prof. Shryu explained the Dharmakirti's Buddhist logic.
Park Gyung-jun, the president of the KBRI, said that this special lecture will continue every semester and will include world-famous Buddhist savants. "These special lectures can strengthen domestic Buddhism research and encourage cooperation among Buddhists inside and outside of the country."
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