The initial rise of Manjusri belief: centered on the “three biographies of Qing Liang mountain”
The Tianzhu Network for the Study of Buddhist Cultures, with administrative support from FROGBEAR, proudly presents a lecture by Dr. Long Chen (Xinzhou Teachers University)
Time: 4:30 pm, Thursday, January 24, 2019
Venue: UBC, Buchanan Building B, Room 302
Starting from the characteristics of Manjusri belief and combining with the translation and dissemination of Buddhist scriptures, this lecture will investigate the primary characteristics of Manjusri belief and the transformation process from “Immortal Purple Mansion” to “Buddhist Capital” in Mount Wutai.
About the Speaker:
Chen Long, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor, and Master Instructor, and was named a “Young and middle-aged top creative talent” of Xinzhou Teachers University. He teaches courses such as “History of Chinese Literature”, “Academic Writing”, and “Religion and Medieval Literature”, and is mainly engaged in the study of ancient Chinese literature and religions. He has published more than 20 academic papers, in the “literary heritage”, “Chinese Cultural Studies”, “Lu Xun Research Monthly” and other periodicals, and has published one professional academic book. Dr. Chen has hosted over five provincial and ministerial research projects, and has participated in two major research projects.