Monastics from the DRBA Sangha

Daily ceremonies and Dharma practices during the Guan Yin session will be led by the monks and nuns of the DRBA monastic sangha.


Douglas Powers 

Doug Powers is a professor and vice president at the Dharma Realm Buddhist University. As an early Western disciple of Master Hua, he has served in many capacities in DRBA over the years, including administering a refugee program at CTTB, serving as principal of Instilling Goodness & Developing Virtue School Boys school. Versed in both Western philosophy and Buddhist thought, Doug is constantly pushing the edge of how Buddhism can be brought into contact with the “modern mind.” Professor Powers will be leading the afternoon discussions and evening dharma classes during the retreat.