Venerable Rongdao

  • Born and raised in Malaysia, Ven. Rongdao was ordained in the Chinese Mahāyāna tradition.
  • She is currently assistant professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies at McGill University, Canada.
  • Ven. Rongdao’s academic work focuses on the changing landscape in Chinese Buddhism and identity production in the twentieth century. She writes about Buddhist education, citizenship discourse, lineage networks, transnational movements, and monastic economy in modern Chinese Buddhism.