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About Buddhism in Japan

 

Buddhism in Japan introduces the histories, practices, and beliefs of various Buddhist schools, thinkers, and practitioners in Japan. It explores popular as well as little known faces of Buddhism in Japan through the reflections on texts, explorations of religious sites, and encounters with practitioners. 


 

About the author 

 

Gereon Kopf is Professor and Chair of the religion department at Luther College, Iowa, USA,  and Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Iceland.


 

Buddhism in Japan is published bi-monthly

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What Use is Morality for Meditation?
The path to wisdom and compassion
Uploaded 26 Oct 2018
Who Is the Buddha?
Mythology and history in the Buddhadharma
Uploaded 17 Aug 2018
“This Mind is the Buddha”* — Being Religious (in Japan)
Between immanence and transcendence
Uploaded 30 Jun 2018
Expressions between Dogma and Silence: A Japanese Take on the Two Truths
Exploring two interpretations of a central Buddhist doctrine
Uploaded 20 Apr 2018
Becoming a Buddha – A Shingon Buddhist 10-step Program
Mapping the way from suffering to liberation
Uploaded 1 Mar 2018
One Face of Liberation: Buddhist Feminism in Japan
The Zen-inspired activism of Hiratsuka Raichō
Uploaded 30 Oct 2017
Who Am I — Self-discovery in Japanese Zen Practice
On the nature and purpose of selfless self-awareness
Uploaded 26 May 2017
Samurai and Monks: Lessons in Impermanence
Examining the Tale of Heike
Uploaded 24 Mar 2017
Why Meditate?
Understanding the transformative approaches to meditation in Japanese Buddhism
Uploaded 27 Jan 2017
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