HDS in the News

Buddhist Ministry Initiative at HDS

Buddhist Ministry Initiative at HDS

August 23, 2013

HDS professor Janet Gyatso is helping to redefine Buddhist studies for a new generation, while deepening Buddhism's engagement with contemporary society.

The Power of Dreams

The Power of Dreams

April 12, 2013

HDS professor Kimberley Patton says the modern West tends to dismiss significance of dreams, perhaps missing a lesson from the ancients.

The Spa as a Spiritual Place

The Spa as a Spiritual Place

July 13, 2013

In the LA Times, Professor Mayra Rivera Rivera says that an increased emphasis on the body as a way to enrich the self is part of a broader cultural trend.

Deep Devotion, Explored

Deep Devotion, Explored

September 1, 2013

HDS professor Stephanie Paulsell spans centuries, from Bible to Woolf, in annual Convocation address.

Mapping India's Kumbh Mela

Mapping India's Kumbh Mela

June 3, 2013

Harvard supported research on religion and culture earlier this year at the Kumbh Mela, which gathers millions of people in India from various castes, classes, and regions.

On Spirituality at Harvard

On Spirituality at Harvard

April 5, 2013

Drew Faust, Dean Hempton discuss the role of religious studies and values at Leadership Day talk.

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