The College of Liberal Arts
University Research Coordinating Office (URCO)
holds research workshops on
The Youth and the Sacred: On Filipino Youth's Sacred Experiences,
Sacred Performances and Notions of the Sacred.
The workshops are divided into the following themes:
DR. RUBEN HABITO
"Finding the Sacred in Everyday Life: Christian and Buddhist Sources for a Spirituality of Compassion"
DR. DANTE G. SIMBULAN, JR
"Bodycare and Soulcare: A Look into Engaged Mindfulness Practices in the Philippine Context "
November 22, 2012
9:00 - 4:00 PM
Andrew Gonzalez Building RM 1506
De La Salle University
Dr. Ruben Habito is a Professor of World Religions and Spirituality at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He is also Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Habito completed his doctoral studies at Tokyo University in 1978, and taught at Sophia University in Tokyo. He is the author of numerous books on Buddhism including Experiencing Buddhism: Ways of Wisdom and Compassion, Living Zen, Loving God, Healing Breath: Zen Spirituality for a Wounded Earth, Shinran to no Deai Kara (From My Encounters with Shinran) and many others in Japanese and English. He was President of the Society for Buddhist Christian Studies from 2003 to 2005, and serves as spiritual director and Teacher (Roshi) at Maria Kannon Zen Center in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Dante G. Simbulan Jr. current research revolves around traditional and alternative health care research and practice, also known as complementary and integrative medicine. His main current strengths in complementary and integrative medicine in Hatha Yoga training and therapeutic massage. He is developing increasing interest in integrative nutrition. He was the chair of the Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine of De la Salle Health Sciences Institute (under the Research Services) in Dasmariñas, Cavite, from May 2006 - May 2009. He is also a Professor of Physiology, Department of Physiology, teaching neurophysiology, electrophysiology, muscle physiology as well as exercise physiology at the DLS-HSI College of Medicine. Dr. Simbulan is Nippon Foundation's 2010 Asian Public Intellectual (API) Fellow.
For inquiries, please visit the Workshop Website at
Posted on: 11/05/2012