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Title: Pacific World: Journal of the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Third Series, Num. 4
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS)
Editor: Richard Karl Payne
David Ricky Matsumoto
Eisho Nasu

Description: This special issue of Pacific World includes essays presented during a conference on Buddhism and cognitive science hosted by the Institute of Buddhist Studies and the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences on May 10, 2002. A second section of the journal includes essays presented during a conference entitled "Visions and Visualization: Buddhist Praxis on the Silk Road". This second conference was hosted by the Institute of Buddhist Studies and the Stanford Buddhist Studies Center on March 22, 2002. Articles, translations, and book reviews unrelated to these conferences are also included. (Zach Rowinski 2004-06-10)

Translator: Leo M. Pruden
Contributor: Ronald M. Davidson
B. Alan Wallace
Richard Karl Payne
Eleanor Rosch
Steven Tainer
Kōgi Kudara, 1945-
Meiji Yamada, 1935-
Nobuyoshi Yamabe
Kyōshin Asano, 1929-
Kōju Fugen, 1931-
Ryōshō Yata 1941-
Shinkō Mochizuki
Susan A. Abbott
Randall Studstill
Peter Suares
Kanjō Asuka
Publisher Place: Mountain View, CA
Publisher: Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS)
Normalized publisher place: Mountain View, CA
Publisher country: United States
Publisher URL: http://www.shin-ibs.edu/index.htm
Published Date: 2002

Published Date Note: Fall 2002

URL: http://www.shin-ibs.edu/pwj2.htm
Subject: Buddhist ritual
Meditation research
Science of mind
Cognitive science
Silk Road
Visualization practices
Buddhist art
History of Chinese Buddhism
Buddhism in Central Asia
Visionary experience
Pure Land Buddhism
Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS)
Stanford Buddhist Studies Center
Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Thematic Journals -- Buddhist Studies
Buddhism and Science -- International Science -- Cognitive Science
Buddhism and Science -- International Science -- Cognitive Science -- Consciousness Studies
Cultural Coverage: India
Tibet and Himalayas
Central Asia
United States
Temporal coverage: 1st century CE
2nd century CE
3rd century CE
4th century CE
5th century CE
19th century CE
20th century CE
21st century CE
Language: English
Interface Language: English
Start Date: 1982
Frequency of publication: Annually
Submissions: See Guidelines for Authors.

Table of Contents: Special section on "Buddhism and cognitive science" : Buddhism and cognitive science: contributions to an enlarged discourse, symposium proceedings / Richard K. Payne ; A science of consciousness: Buddhism (1), the modern west (0) / B. Alan Wallace ; How do i know thee? let me count the ways: meditation and basic cognitive processes / Eleanor Rosch ; Studying “no mind”: the future of orthogonal approaches / Steven A. Tainer ; Cognitive theories of ritual and Buddhist practice: an examination of Ilkka Pyysiäinen’s theory / Richard K. Payne -- Special section on "Visions and visualization : Buddhist praxis on the silk road : Editorial note ; A rough sketch of Central Asian Buddhism / Kōgi Kudara ; Buddhism of Bāmiyān / Meiji Yamada ; Practice of visualization and the visualization Sūtra: an examination of mural paintings at Toyok, Turfan / Nobuyoshi Yamabe ; Hidden realms and pure abodes: Central Asian Buddhism as frontier religion in the literature of India, Nepal, and Tibet /
Ronald M. Davidson ; The Buddhist culture of the Old Uigur peoples / Kōgi Kudara -- Articles and translations : The idea of the last dharma-age in Shinran’s thought, part 2 / Kyōshin Asano ; Rennyo’s theory on Amida Buddha’s name and its relationship to Shinran’s Thought, part 2 / Kōju Fugen ; An examination of the historical development of the concept of two aspects of deep belief, part 2 / Ryōshō Yata ; Pure Land Buddhism in China: a doctrinal history, chapter five: the early Pure Land faith: southern China, and chapter six: The early Pure Land faith: northern China / Shinkō Mochizuki and Leo M. Pruden (translator) -- Book reviews : Judith Simmer-Brown, Dakini’s Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism / Susan M. Abbott ; Marcia Binder Schmidt, Compiled and Edited, The Dzogchen Primer: Embracing the Spiritual Path According to the Great Perfection / Randall Studstill ; James W. Heisig, Philosophers of Nothingness: An Essay on the Kyoto School / Peter Suares ; Richard M. Jaffe, Neither Monk nor Layman: Clerical Marriage in Modern Japanese Buddhism / Kanjō Asuka -- Notes and news : BDK English Tripitaka series: a progress report

ISBN/ISSN: 08973644

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