What got you interested in doing Woodenfish HBMLP?
I became interested in Woodenfish HBMLP when I asked about a couple fliers for study abroad programs that my professor for Survey of World Religions had outside of his office. I told him about my active Buddhist practice and financial situation, and he recommended applying to Woodenfish HBMLP program. After looking into it, I saw at as affordable and attainable goal and an incredible opportunity to deepen my understanding
Woodenfish Founder and President, Venerable Dr. Yifa, HBMLP Director and University of Oslo master's student Guttorm Gunderson and other past 'fish participated in this 3 day conference at Yale University. To Meet the Buddhas Face to Face: Ritual Penance, Samādhi, and Self-Cultivation in Early Tiantai October 14-16, 2016 Yale University Daniel B Stevenson In addition to the celebrated Great Calming and Contemplation (Mohe zhiguan 摩訶止觀), numerous works on the principles and pr
At the end of September, as many Chinese packed their bags to enjoy the Golden week National holidays and take a vacation, a diverse group descended upon the open fields and quiet space in a temple in Ningbo, China to begin a six-week program of cultivation and inter-cultural understanding from the end of September through mid-November, 2016. One of the purposes of the Woodenfish International Student Exchange (WISE) program is to cultivate talented English-speaking youth wit