Dr. Andreas Doctor MA students MA Thesis

New MA Graduate!

Congratulations go out to Zachary Beer, from the USA, who on October 7 defended his Master of Art thesis in front of a committee consisting of Dr. Andreas Doctor Ph.D. (University of Calgary) and Dr. David Fiordalis Ph.D. (University of Michigan). Zack’s thesis title was:  ‘The Science of the Development Stage: A Study and Translation […]


An Open Mind for the Dharma [A mere reflection]

They say:  ‘Mind is like a parachute that works or functions [the best] only when it is fully open.’ I started with studying early Buddhist soteriology, but it is my great respect for Buddhist Abhidharma and desire for learning about the function of mind that later directed my study interests towards Abhidharma (pali. Abhidhamma). However, I […]