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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 a Professor in the religion department at Luther College, Iowa, USA, Visiting Researcher at the International Research Center for Philosophy of Tōyō University, 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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The Zen Masters of the Rinzai Tradition
Beginning a series of essays on the Zen masters of Japan
Uploaded 24 Dec 2020
Does Artificial Intelligence have Buddha-nature?
If a bodhisattva can come in all forms, why not as a robot?
Uploaded 29 Oct 2020
Do I Need a Teacher to Practice Meditation?
Lessons from Zen on lineage, practice, and compassion
Uploaded 3 Sep 2020
Another Kind of Pilgrimage
What it means to walk the Buddha-way
Uploaded 19 Jun 2020
The Zen of Temples
A history of temple buildings in Japan
Uploaded 22 May 2020
Japanese Buddhist Poetry: Bearing the Weight of Being
Insight through skillful means into the depths of the human experience
Uploaded 2 Mar 2020
Words Heal – Words Hurt
Our speech shows our true understanding as much as mind or body
Uploaded 4 Dec 2019
Japanese Buddhism 101: The Search for the Buddha
Doctrinal Buddhist beliefs and practices in Japan
Uploaded 23 Aug 2019
Death and Dying in Japanese Buddhism
Engaging with mortality
Uploaded 29 Jun 2019
The Metaphorical Sword
Expressions of the Buddhadharma in the philosophy of martial arts
Uploaded 22 May 2019
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