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NEW BOOK> Language in the Buddhist Tantra of Japan, Payne, Bloomsbury

Language in the Buddhist Tantra of Japan

Language in the Buddhist Tantra of Japan dismantles the preconception that Buddhism is a religion of mystical silence, arguing that language is in fact central to the Buddhist tradition. By examining the use of 'extraordinary language'—evocations calling on the power of the Buddha—in Japanese Buddhist Tantra, Richard K. Payne shows that such language was not simply cultural baggage carried by Buddhist practitioners from South to East Asia.

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 6 August - 13 August

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LECTURE> Jowita Kramer at Waseda, Sept. 3, 2018

Dear Colleagues, 

It is my great pleasure to announce a public lecture by Professor Jowita Kramer at Waseda University on September 3, 2018. 

Title: Spiritual Practice on the Path to Liberation: Śamatha and Vipaśyanā According to Yogācāra Sources.

Speaker: Professor Jowita Kramer, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich.

Time: September 3, 2018, Monday, 1:30pm-3pm.

Venue: Waseda University, Toyama Campus, Building 36, Room 582.