Religion

Gao Haiyan 高海燕. A Study on the Images of J ātaka of P rince Mahasattva and Śyāmaka 《舍身饲虎本生与晱子本生图像研究》. Lanzhou: Gansu Jiaoyu Chubanshe 甘肃教育出版社, 2018. Reviewed by Lina Zhang (PhD candidate, Lanzhou University & HYI Visting Fellow) This book selects images from Jātaka of Prince Mahasattva and...More
Hiraoka, Satoshi 平岡聡. A New Explanation of the Composition of the Lotus Sutra- Interpreting the Lotus Sutra as Life Stories of Buddha (法華経成立の新解釈 : 仏伝として法華経を読み解く), by . Tōkyō : Daizō Publication (東京:大蔵出版), 2012. Reviewed by Hsun-Mei Chen (PhD candidate, Kyoto University/ National Taiwan University;...More
Huang, Jing-Jia 黃敬家. Poetic Zen, Mad Zen, Female Zen- An Exploration of the Literature and Culture in Chinese Zen (詩禪・狂禪・女禪- 中國禪宗文學與文化探論). Taipei: Taiwan Studentbook Publication (台北:台灣學生書局出版), 2011. Reviewed by Hsun-Mei Chen (Ph.D. candidate, Kyoto University/ National Taiwan University; Harvard...More
Islamic Modernization in South Asia 《南亚伊斯兰现代进程》, by Liu Shuxiong, Yan Qiongying, Lei Wuling, Wang Xu, Wang Xi and Rong Ying 刘曙雄、晏琼英、雷武铃、王旭、王希、荣鹰. Beijing: Peking University Press, 北京大学出版社, 2013. Reviewed by Tong Yutao (Peking University; HYI South Asian Studies in China Program Visiting Fellow,...More
Akiko SHIMONO 下野玲子. A Study on Foding zunsheng tuoluoni jing Scenes in Dunhuang. 敦煌仏頂尊勝陀羅尼経変相図の研究. Tokyo: Bensei Shuppan 勉誠出版 , 2017 . Reviewed by Zhang Mengyan (Fudan University) The Uṣṇīṣavijayā Dhāraṇī Sūtra ( 佛顶尊胜陀罗尼经, UVDS ) was well-spread in the history of East Asia. In the process of...More
Wang Bangwei 王邦维. Transcultural Imagination: Literature, Myths and History 《跨文化的想象:文献、神话与历史》. Beijing: Encyclopedia of China Publishing House 中国大百科全书出版社, 2017. Reviewed by Duan Nan (段南) Transcultural Imagination: Literature, Myths and History (《跨文化的想象:文献、神话与历史》) is written by Bangwei Wang (王邦维), a...More
조선말기 삼성(三聖) 신앙과 경전 형성 -《성계집(聖乩集)》을 중심으로- ("Three Deities Faith and Distribution of Scriptures in the Late Chosŏn: Based on the Collection of Holy Spirit-Writing ") ( Kim Jihyun , Seoul National University) Paper removed October 2019More
Chen Ming 陈明. Indian Buddhist Mythology: Its Writing and Transmission 《印度佛教神话:书写与流传》. Beijing: Zhongguo dabaike Press, 2016. 北京:中国大百科,2016年。 Reviewed by Mingzhou Chi 池明宙 (Ph.D. Candidate, Peking University; 2017-18 HYI Visiting Fellow) Chen Ming is a reputed scholar known for his research on...More
Wang Song. The Huayan fajie guanmen: Research and Annotation , Beijing: Zongjiao wenhua chubanshe [Religion and Culture Press], 2016. 王颂:《华严法界观门校释研究》,北京:宗教文化出版社,2016年。 Reviewed by Lin Jian , Peking University Different “schools” and “traditions” have always been an inevitable topic in the study of...More
Wang Song 王頌. A Study of the Thoughts of the Song-dynasty Huayan School (宋代華嚴思想研究). Beijing: Zongjiao wenhua chubanshe 宗教文化出版社, 2008. Reviewed by Yang Xiaodong 楊曉東 (PhD candidate, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) The Song dynasty (960-1279) has long been stereotyped as a major watershed in the...More
The Harvard-Yenching Institute is pleased to announce that the fourth book in the NTU & HYI Academic Book Series has been published. The monograph, entitled, 從聖教到道教:馬華社會的節俗、信仰與文化(Transforming "Sacred Religion" into Daoism: Festival, Belief, and Culture in the Chinese Society of Malaysia), by...More
Xiong Wenbing and Li Yizhi (eds.) 熊文彬,李逸之主编. Tsha-tsha Art from Guge, Tibet (《西藏古格擦擦艺术》). Beijing: China Tibetology Press, 2016. Reviewed by Wang Chuanbo (Ph.D. candidate, Zhejiang University, China; HYI Visiting Fellow) Surveys of the artistic heritage of the Western Himalayas, a fascinating...More

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