Buddhist studies
Buddhist studies, also known as Buddhology (although the latter term is sometimes reserved for the study of Buddhas rather than that of Buddhism as a whole), is the academic study of Buddhism. The ter...
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Caroline Augusta Foley Rhys Davids
Caroline Augusta Foley Rhys Davids (1857–1942) was an English Pāli language scholar and translator, and from 1923-1942 president of the Pali Text Society which was founded by her husband T. W. Rhys D...
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Steven Heine
Steven Heine (born 1950) is a Professor of Religion and History as well as Director of the Institute for Asian Studies. He specializes in East Asian and comparative religions, Japanese Buddhism and in...
Ananda Coomaraswamy
Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy (Tamil: ஆனந்த குமாரசுவாமி, Ānanda Kentiś Kumāraswāmī; 22 August 1877 − 9 September 1947) was a Ceylonese Tamil philosopher and metaphysician, as well as a pioneering hi...
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Fyodor Shcherbatskoy
Fyodor Ippolitovich Shcherbatskoy or Stcherbatsky (Фёдор Ипполи́тович Щербатско́й) (1 October 1866 – 18 March 1942), often referred to in the literature as F. Th. Stcherbatsky, was a Russian Indologis...
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Ennin's Diary: The Record of a Pilgrimage to China in Search of the Law
The Record of a Pilgrimage to China in Search of the Law (入唐求法巡禮行記, nittō guhō junreikōki) is a four volume diary written by Ennin, a Japanese Buddhist monk in China during the ninth century. ...
Gregory Schopen
Gregory Schopen is Professor of Buddhist Studies at University of California, Los Angeles and Brown University. He received his B.A. majoring in American literature from Black Hills State College, M.A...
Robert Caesar Childers
Robert Caesar Childers (1838 – 25 July 1876) was a British Orientalist scholar, compiler of the first Pāli-English dictionary. Childers was the husband of Anna Barton of Ireland. He was the father of ...
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Kazuyoshi Kino
Kazuyoshi Kino (紀野一義, Kino Kazuyoshi, August 9, 1922 – December 28, 2013) was a Japanese Buddhist scholar.Together with Hajime Nakamura and others, he translated the Heart Sutra, the Prajnapar...
Hermann Oldenberg
Hermann Oldenberg (October 31, 1854, Hamburg – March 18, 1920, Göttingen) was a German scholar of Indology, and Professor at Kiel (1898) and Göttingen (1908).His 1881 study on Buddhism, entitled Buddh...
List of books related to Buddhism
The following is a list of books related to Buddhism:
Yifa
Venerable Dr. Yifa, Ph.D (依法法師)(b. 1959) is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun, scholar, and writer. Ordained by the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order in 1979, Yifa holds a law degree from the Taiwan National Univer...
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Fumihiko Sueki
Fumihiko Sueki (末木文美士, Sueki Fumhiiko, 1949–  ) is a Japanese academic and historian, and one of Japan's leading scholars of Japanese Buddhism. He is a professor at the Internationa...
Viggo Fausböll
Michael Viggo Fausböll (September 22, 1821 - 1908) was a Danish pioneer of Pāli scholarship.Fausböll was a Professor of Sanskrit in Copenhagen. His version of the Dhammapada was the basis for the firs...
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Thomas William Rhys Davids
Thomas William Rhys Davids (12 May 1843 – 27 December 1922) was a British scholar of the Pāli language and founder of the Pali Text Society.
Thomas William Rhys Davids was born in England, at Colc...
Dennis Hirota
Dr. Dennis Hirota is a professor in the Department of Shin Buddhism at Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan. He was born in Berkeley, California in 1946 and received his B.A. from University of Califor...
Ananda W. P. Guruge
Ananda Wahihana Palliya Guruge (28 December 1928 – 6 August 2014), known as Ananda W.P. Guruge, was a Sri Lankan diplomat, Buddhist scholar and writer. Guruge was the former Ambassador Extraordinary a...
Edward Conze
Eberhart (Edward) Julius Dietrich Conze (1904 – September 24, 1979) was an Anglo-German scholar probably best known for his pioneering translations of Buddhist texts.
Conze was born in Lond...
Eternal Buddha
The idea of an eternal Buddha is a notion popularly associated with the Mahayana scripture, the Lotus Sutra, and is also found in other Mahayana sutras.
The Lotus Sutra portrays the Buddha as ind...
Buddhology
Buddhology is the study of the Buddha or Buddhahood. The term is also used as a synonym for Buddhist Studies, contemporary academic investigation of Buddhism.There are varied and nuanced understanding...
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Dhammapada (Easwaran translation)
The Dhammapada / Introduced & Translated by Eknath Easwaran is an English-language book originally published in 1986. It contains Easwaran's translation of the Dhammapada, a Buddhist scripture tra...
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Taitetsu Unno
Taitetsu Unno was a scholar, lecturer, and author on the subject of Pure Land Buddhism. His work as a translator has been responsible for making many important Buddhist texts available to the English...
The Dharma of Star Wars
The Dharma of Star Wars is a book by Matthew Bortolin. The book is a primer for basic Buddhist philosophy using the fictional characters and events of the Star Wars saga to explicate the Buddha's teac...
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What the Buddha Taught
What the Buddha Taught, by Dr Walpola Rahula, has been regarded as an important introductory book on Buddhism. Using extracts from the ancient texts, Rahula gives clear and readable explanations of Bu...
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David Kalupahana
David J Kalupahana is a Buddhist scholar from Sri Lanka. He was a student of the late K.N. Jayatilleke, who was a student of Wittgenstein. He wrote mainly about epistemology, theory of language, and c...
John S. Strong
John S. Strong is an American academic, who is the Charles A. Dana Professor at Bates College in the Department of Religious Studies. Strong specializes in Buddhist studies and with emphasis on the B...