New issue of the IJBTC (Vol 30, no. 2) is now available

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The International Journal of Buddhist Thought and Culture is an academic journal that is accredited by Korean Research Foundation. The IJBTC is included in the Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index and the Atla Religion Database®.


New issue of the IJBTC (Vol 30, no. 2) is now available in print and online (all downloadable without cost) at


[Special Issue: Dhāraṇī and Mantra in Ritual, Art, and Text]

Guest Editors: Paul COPP (University of Chicago, USA) and Youn-mi KIM (Ewha Womans University, Korea)

·Ellen GOUGH (Emory University, USA)

Is the Jain Mantra for an Enlightened Soul Arhaṃ or Arhraṃ?

·Youn-mi KIM (Ewha Womans University, Korea)

A Ritual Embodied in Architectural Space: The Uṣṇīṣavijayā Dhāraṇī and Yingxian Timber Pagoda from the Liao Empire

·Olivier de BERNON (École française d’Extrême-Orient, France)

Uṇhissavijjaya in Cambodia: Rituals and Narrative

·Gergely HIDAS (The British Museum, UK)

Uṣṇīṣavijayā-dhāraṇī: The Complete Sanskrit Text Based on Nepalese Manuscripts

·Imre GALAMBOS (University of Cambridge, UK)

Untying the Bonds of Hatred: Manuscripts of a Dhāraṇī from Dunhuang


[Research Articles]

·Nicholaos JONES (The University of Alabama, USA)

An Account of Generous Action and Esteem in Pāli Buddhism

·HŌZAWA Naohide (Toyo University, Japan)

State Control and Administration of Buddhist Sects Through Autonomy Within the Socio-political Context of Early Modern Japan


[Book Reviews]

·Hyoung Seok HAM (Chonnam National University, Korea)

The Lamp of Discernment: A Translation of Chapters 112 of Bhāviveka’s Prajñāpradīpa, by William L. Ames. Honolulu: University Hawai‘i Press, 2019.

·Jungmin HA (Seoul National University, Korea)

Buddhist Pilgrim-Monks as Agents of Cultural and Artistic Transmission: The International Buddhist Art Style in East Asia, ca. 645770, by Dorothy C. Wong. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2018.

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