Public seminar „Island of Faith 宗教之樂土: Religion and Religiosity in Taiwan"

Taipejus Buda 001October 13, 2017, at the Centre of Oriental Studies, Vilnius University

14:30-14:45 Introduction
R.C. WU (Head of Taipei Mission)
Dr. Vytis Silius (Director of Center of Oriental Studies, Vilnius University)
Prof. F. Kraushaar (University of Latvia, AsiaRes)

14:45-15:30
Prof. Lin Chenkuo 林鎮國
Dwelling in the Nearness of Gods: A Hermeneutical Turn in Modern Confucian Understanding of Religiosity

Paskaitos santrauka 

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-16:45
Ven. Prof. Bhikshu Huimin 釋惠敏
An Examination of the Meaning of "Mātra" in Relation to Buddhist Meditation in the Yogācāra School

Paskaitos santrauka 

16:45-17:30
Kaspars Eihmanis, Prof. Frank Kraushaar (University of Latvia, AsiaRes)
Mazu 媽祖 Cult as Living Religious Practice in Contemporary Taiwan (with excerpts from a documentary)

17:30-18:00
Open ending, coffee

The public seminar will be held in English in the J.Kovalevskis auditorium
(Universiteto 5, entrance from the S. Daukantas Courtyard).

Organizers: AsiaRes, Taipei Mission, VU Centre of Oriental Studies

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