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Recent Content

Call For Papers - Buddhism and East Asian Cultures Winter Lecture Series & The 4th Modern Chinese Buddhism Forum

Crosspost from H-Asia


Discussion published by Vicky Baker on Saturday, July 28, 2018 

Conference Title:

Unfolding of Modern Chan & Meditation and their Challenges in the Global Modernity


TEACHING RESOURCE> Thirteen Buddhist Deities of Japan (70 Annotated Photos; 84 Pages)

Crosspost from H-Buddhism


Discussion published by Mark Schumacher on Saturday, July 28, 2018 


I have recently uploaded a Condensed Visual Classroom Guide titled:
Thirteen Buddhist Deities of Japan
Exploring Their Origins & Roles in Japanese Death Rites & Funerary Art