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The Kalachakra (Wheel of Time) Tantra

May 22, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Kalachakra (Wheel of Time) Tantra and Legends of Shambhala

A Lecture by

Dr Vesna A Wallace

22nd May 2013 7.00 – 9.00pm

About the Lecture

This lecture will provide a general overview of the Kalachakratantra, its worldview, its eschatology, and connection to the legend of the mythical land of Shambhala. The lecture will also include a discussion on Tibetan and Mongolian guidebooks to Shambhala, and the current Mongolian beliefs and practices related to rebirth in Shambhala.

There  will be a time for questions at the end.

About Dr Vesna Wallace

Vesna A. Wallace is a Professor of Buddhist Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California in Santa Barbara. She is a renowned Scholar of the Kalachakra Tantra (Wheel of Time) and her main fields of research are Indian and Mongolian Buddhism. She has written several books and a series of articles on the Kalachakra Tantra and on Buddhism in Mongolia. She has been traveling to Mongolia yearly, conducting her research and engaging in humanitarian work. She is also a founding member of several non-profit organizations in the USA and India, dedicated to the preservation of Buddhist traditions.

Details

Date:
May 22, 2013
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

The Study Society
151 Talgarth Road
London, W14 9DA United Kingdom
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Organizer

CCN