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Translation Strategies in Dharmaraksa’s Version of the Lotus Sutra, with Special Reference to Chapter 3 ‘Parable’
Of the many minor mysteries that surround us, the quasi alchemical process that brings about the general recognition of a text as a sacred text would be one of the most tempting to explore, all the
Reflections on Kokoro in Japanese buddhist poetry : A case of hieroglossic interaction
In last year's Bulletin, Jean-Noel Robert presented a theoretical analysis of the relationship between sacred and traditional languages on the one hand and religious languages dependent on them for
Hieroglossia : A proposal
The following essay is based on a lecture given at Waseda University in December, 2002. In it, the author, a former visiting scholar at the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, and professor of
Reflections on a Buddhist Scene in The Tale of Genji
Buddhist motifs and allusions occur frequently in The Tale of Genji, but their presence has received little scholarly attention. This article addresses the famous opening passage of the