Ritual Traditions Workshop 2020

Cancelled because of COVID-19. Stay tuned for future updates. 

Gods and Spirits in Motion: Buddhism and Ritual Traditions from India to Japan

March 20, 2020, 3:00–7:00pm

New North 107, Seminar Room, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Georgetown University


Rob DeCaroli (George Mason University), “Keeping up with the Yakṣas: Inter-Religious Sharing and the Development of Ritual Practices.” Abstract.

Brandon Dotson (Georgetown University), “Inheriting the Wind: Pantheon and Pandemonium in Indian and Chinese Dice Divination.” Abstract.

Simona Lazzerini (Stanford University), “A Goddess in Motion: Hārītī’s Morphing Iconography in East Asia.” Abstract.

Jingyu Liu (Harvard University), “Manifesting Gods: Performing Pantheon in the Buddhist Water-Land Retreat (Shuilu zhai 水陸齋).” Abstract.