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OCBS News July 2012

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OCBS News July 2012
New Numata Chair
New Patron
UN day of Vesak
Buddhism in southern Burma
Recent talk in London
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Welcome to the July 2012 Issue of OCBS News.

In this issue we have two exciting pieces of news: the appointment of a new Numata Chair for Buddhist Studies at Oxford University, and the agreement of Aung San Suu Kyi to be our patron. More details on both below.

 

We also have a report from our Fellow Dr. Sarah Shaw on the recent International Day of Vesak, as well as her impressions of Buddhism in Southern Burma.

We end with details of an address Richard Gombrich recently gave in London, and some good news on the fundraising side.

 



 

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HH the Dalai Lama

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand

His Majesty the 5th Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck of Bhutan

Mr Toshihide Numata, President of the Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi  Hon. DCL(Oxon)


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