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AWARD> Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce that the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize for academic years 2012-2014 has been awarded to Bryan Lowe for his study on the ancient Japanese practice of scripture-copying entitled "Rewriting Nara Buddhism: Sutra Transcription in Early Japan."  Bryan Lowe completed his Ph.D.

Sarah F. Haynes, Michelle J. Sorensen, eds.
Ryan Overbey

Overbey on Haynes and Sorensen, 'Wading into the Stream of Wisdom: Essays in Honor of Leslie Kawamura'

Sarah F. Haynes, Michelle J. Sorensen, eds. Wading into the Stream of Wisdom: Essays in Honor of Leslie Kawamura. Contemporary Issues in Buddhist Studies Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2013. 380 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-886439-52-8.

Reviewed by Ryan Overbey Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2015) Commissioned by A. Charles Muller

Documentary on Buddhist Trek to Save The Himalayas

In light of recent events in Nepal, we would like to share the film Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey, which highlights areas already at risk in the Himalayas and the Buddhist monks and nuns working to alleviate the effects of climate change in the region.

If you are interested in screening or reviewing the film, please contact us at gooddocsoutreach@gmail.com

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Re: 4 yogacara sutras

Dear Jan,

I suspect that your fourth text is not sūtra, but rather śāstra, and likely a reference to Asaṅga's _gtan la dbab_ (viniścaya):

yogācārabhūmi viniścayasaṃgrahanī (rnal 'byor spyod pa'i sa rnam par gtan la dbab pa bsdu ba). D 4038 / Q 5539.


Paul Hackett
Columbia University