MaMa Charitable Foundation Visiting Professorship in Buddhist Studies

MaMa Charitable Foundation

Aug 2013

Professor Yakupitiyage Karunadasa, renowned scholar and expert in Early Buddhism and Theravada Abhidhamma, has been appointed the first MaMa Charitable Foundation Visiting Professor in Buddhist Studies 廣正心嚴佛學客座教授.  A series of public lectures was held in March and April this year covering “The Relevance of Morality”, “Pursuit of Happiness” and “Buddhism and the Issue of Religious Fundamentalism”. 

The professorship aims to bring scholars of top distinction and renown in Buddhist Studies to HKU so that the University family as well as the community can benefit from its teachings.  The professorship was established through a HK$10 million donation from the MaMa Charitable Foundation.


August 2013

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