Contemplative Studies Initiative and Concentration

Lecture by Professor Mark Unno on "Buddhist Chanting as Contemplative Practice: Deep Listening, Deep Hearing"

Please join Brown’s Contemplative Studies Initiative for a lecture by Professor Mark Unno, University of Oregon, on April 17th from 5:30 - 7 pm in Friedman Auditorium, the Metcalf Research Building. Professor Unno will be lecturing on : Buddhist Chanting as Contemplative Practice: Deep Listening, Deep Hearing.

Mark Unno is Professor of Buddhist Studies and Department Head of Religious Studies at the University of Oregon, specializing in Pure Land, Zen, and Shingon Buddhism. He is the author of Shingon Refractions: Myōe and the Mantra of Light (2004), editor of Buddhism and Psychotherapy Across Cultures (2006), and author of articles on Japanese Buddhism, comparative religious thought, interreligious dialogue, and Buddhism and psychotherapy. He is the President for the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies. He is also the fourteenth-generation minister of Shin Buddhism in his family lineage.   His Buddhist essays are published in such Buddhist journals as Tricycle, Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, and Lion’s Roar.