Gereon Kopf

Gereon Kopf

Gereon Kopf is a Professor in the religion department at Luther College, Iowa, USA. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Buddhist Philosophy. Buddhism in Japan is published bi-monthly.

Where/What/When is nirvāṇa?

Most people with even some tangential knowledge of Buddhism have heard about the concept of “nirvāṇa.” But what is its significance for the pilgrims after weeks of solitary hiking ready to rejoin the society?

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The Hidden Buddha

An academic account of finding religion and spiritual beings and forces in Japan’s supposedly areligious society

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