Call for Papers: International Seminar on Diversity of Asian Natural Philosophy

Lumbini Buddhist University, Nepal in collaboration with Beijing Normal University, Research Center for Science and Humanities and The Chinese Society for Dialectics of Nature /Philosophy of Nature, Science and Technology is organizing an International Seminar on Diversity of Asian Natural Philosophy at Lumbini Buddhist University, Nepal from 15-19 November 2018.

The main objective of the seminar is to delve on the roots of Asian philosophy, belief systems and ideas that prevailed in the Asia. Hence, the scholars are requested to write academic papers on Buddhism, Hinduism, Yoga, Jainism, Confucianism, Taoism, Samkhya Philosophy Sikhism, and many other practices that exist in the Asian region. The papers could be related to the philosophical practices with religion, morality, literature, art, culture and human behavior. The language of seminar will English but the presenters can speak in their own native language if a simultaneous interpreter with them.


Both the abstracts and full papers should be reached the organizers before by 30th October, 2018. Abstracts of original and unpublished papers in about 100 words with name, address, brief profile, a passport size photograph and contact number should be sent to the contact persons mentioned below.


November 15: Arrival

November 16: Registration and Inauguration

November 17: Full Day Seminar

November 18: Cultural Tour of Lumbini and Archeological Sites of Ancient Kapilvastu City

November: 19 Farewell


Registration fee:     US$ 100 (for international participants)

Rs 1000 (for Nepali participants)

  • The organizer will provide lunch and refreshment on the day of full seminar.
  • The participants are expected to manage their travel and accommodation expenses on their own.


Account Name: Lumbini Buddhist University

A/C No. 04100105200312

Bank: Everest Bank


Dr. Manik Ratna ShakyaDeanLumbini Buddhist UniversityLumbini, NepalTel: 9803672107Email: Mr. Kumar KhadkaResearch FellowBeijing Normal UniversityPRC, ChinaTel: 9823090621Email: kumark@qq.comMr. Bamdev AdhikariPhone : 9851148011Email :


The papers presented in the seminar will be published in the journal of Lumbini Buddhist University after the presenters incorporate the questions raised in discussion. Moreover, the board of the editors will make a rigorous plagiarism scrutiny. The board of editors is the final authority to choose the papers worth publishing.



For more details:

Lumbini Buddhist University | Lumbini, Rupandehi Nepal | Post Box: 32914 | Tel: +977-71-404088, 404070 | Email: | Web: |

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