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Workshop: Translating and Educating: the Transmission of Indian and Buddhist Texts and Thought

Workshop: Translating and Educating: the Transmission of Indian and Buddhist Texts and Thought published on

A workshop on Translating and Educating of Indian and Buddhist Texts and Thought will be held at Tokyo Campus of the University of Tsukuba on March 1-2, 2019.<Program>WS Translating and Educating

Intensive lecture by prof. Michael Zimmermann

Intensive lecture by prof. Michael Zimmermann published on

There will be held the following intensive course by prof. Michael Zimmermann.
Please register on TWINS by deadline.

宗教学Ⅴ演習(1)A (02DBC50)
“The historical development of the idea of Buddha nature (/ tathāgatagarbha)”

Date: Sep. 4th (Tue) & 5th (Wed)
Venue: 共同研究棟A410
Time: 10:10~18:00

* Lecture will be conducted in English.
* Please register on TWINS by Sep. 4th (Tue).

Workshop on late Indian Tantric Buddhist Texts

Workshop on late Indian Tantric Buddhist Texts published on

A Workshop on late Indian Tantric Buddhist Texts will be held at the International Institute for Digital Humanities and the University of Taishō, organised by Harunaga Isaacson (Tsukuba/Hamburg), Toru Tomabechi (DHII), Keiya Noguchi, and Ryūgen Tanemura (the Sōgō Bukkyō Kenkyūsho of the Taishō University). For detail, please look at the information attached.
Sep.26-30.2018.Workshop

Presentation of New Research Result

Presentation of New Research Result published on

Profs. Harunaga Isaacson, Hidenori Sakuma, and Taisei Shida presented their research results at the 17th World Sanskrit Conference held at the University of British Coloumbia.

Date: July, 9–13, 2018
Place: University of British Columbia

Harunaga Isaacson
Date: Wed., Jul. 11th
Section: Section 6.1 “Tantra Studies”
Title: “Initiatory Ideals in Tantric Buddhism: Abhayākaragupta on the Initiation of the Superior Student by the Superior Master”

Date: Fri., Jul. 13th
Keynote lecture for the Special Panel 3 “Binding Liberation: A Roundtable around the Idea of Liberation in Sanskrit Culture”

Hidenori Sakuma
Date: Thu., Jul. 12th
Section: 10.4 “Buddhist Studies”
Title: “Was Sthiramati of Valabhī the Same Person as the Commentator Sthiramati?”

Taisei Shida
Date: Mon., Jul. 13st
Section: Section 14.14 “Philosophy”
Title: “Editorial Notes on the Ninth Chapter of the Prakaraṇapañcikā


Announcement: The conference, “Evolution of Scriptures, Formation of Canons”

Announcement: The conference, “Evolution of Scriptures, Formation of Canons” published on

International Conference, “Evolution of Scriptures, Formation of Canons” will be held on September 24th and 25th at Tokyo Campus of University of Tsukuba. Please look at the Brochure for detail.
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