IABS congress August 2014

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IABS congress August 2014

Postby rory » Sat May 17, 2014 2:01 am

The abstracts look very interesting, especially to me Robert Sharfs on Hosso/Yogacara and phenomenology, considering Lusthaus wrote a big big book on that topic. Sharf was ordained in the Hosso sect and did his early work at Kofukuji so I'm looking foward to reading his critique.
http://iabs2014.univie.ac.at/academic-p ... -yogacara/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Here is a list of panels:
http://iabs2014.univie.ac.at/academic-p ... of-panels/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

and here it is by sections
http://iabs2014.univie.ac.at/academic-p ... -sections/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

so much, so interesting, wish I were going!

and here is a link where you can download a number of Sharf's articles:
http://buddhiststudies.berkeley.edu/peo ... ml#Journal
Namu Kanzeon Bosatsu
The Tai-ching states "the women in the realms of Mara, Sakra and Brahma all neither abandoned ( their old) bodies nor received (new) bodies. They all received buddhahood with their current bodies (genshin)" Thus these verses state that the dharma nature is like a great ocean. No right or wrong is preached (within it) Ordinary people and sages are equal, without superiority or inferiority
Paul, Groner "The Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture"eds. Tanabe p. 58

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Re: IABS congress August 2014

Postby DiamondSutra » Sat May 17, 2014 7:24 am

Great post! And your right even the abstracts make for interesting reading.

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