Shown is one wing of Dharma Realm Buddhist University’s Literary Science Building.


Located at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, the University was founded by the Sino-American Buddhist Association in 1976. During its first year pilot program, more and more faculty and students are being drawn to the unique features of the University's programs.

      With three major schools developing, the University is offering Associate of Arts degrees, Bachelor of Buddhism and Bachelor of Arts degrees, Master of Buddhism and Master of Arts degrees, Doctor of Buddhism and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

The three major schools are the Hsu Yun School of Buddhist Studies, the School of Letters and Science, and the School of Creative and Applied Arts. In addition, the University's special programs include the International Institute for the Translation of Buddhist Texts, the World Religions Center, and the University Museum.

The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas itself is located below Wonderful Enlightenment Mountain, part of the Cow Mountain Recreation Area. A discrete Buddhist village conjunct with the town of Talmage and a few minutes drive from the city of Ukiah, the City is rapidly becoming a center for world Buddhism and an international center for world religions. In addition to the University and the monastic complex, the City will house Instilling Virtue Schools, a home for the aged, and a home for youths.

For information and applications write Dharma Realm Buddhist University, City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, PO Box 217, Talmage, California, 95481.


January 1, 1978-last day to apply for admission for spring 1978

January 23, 1978-spring semester begins

June 1, 1978-last day to apply for financial aid for fall 1978

August 1, 1978-last day to apply for admission for fall 1978

September 11, 1978-fall 78 semester begins