Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies

The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (ISSN 0-193-600XX) is the organ of the International Association of Buddhist Studies. The JIABS welcomes scholarly contributions in all areas of Buddhist Studies. A double-blind peer-review process is used to ensure the high academic quality of all contributions. The JIABS does not publish short book reviews, but only lengthy and substantial review articles. Publishers are advised to consult with the editors before sending review copies.

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JIABS 35/1-2 2012[2013]

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Table of Contents


Mahākāla worship in the Dali kingdom (937–1253) – A study of the Dahei tianshen daochang yi
Megan Bryson 3-69
The cult of the Buddhist dhāraṇī deity Mahāpratisarā along the Maritime Silk Route: New epigraphical and iconographic evidence from the Indonesian Archipelago PDF
Thomas Cruijsen, Arlo Griffiths, Marijke J. Klokke 75-161
Epigraphical evidence for the cult of Mahāpratisarā in the Philippines PDF
Roderick Orlina 159-169
Aśvaghoṣa and his canonical sources II – Yaśas, the Kāśyapa brothers and the Buddha’s arrival in Rājagha (Buddhacarita 16.3–71)
Vincent Eltschinger 171-224
Atha niryāṇavṛttam: Reflections on the first sūtra and the opening passages of Guṇaprabha’s Vinayasūtra and Auto-commentary – With reference to Indian and Tibetan commentaries PDF
Paul Nietupski 225-258
An elephant good to think – The Buddha in Pārileyyaka forest
Reiko Ohnuma 259-294
A Huayanist reading of the Lotus Sūtra – The case of Li Tongxuan PDF
Jin Y. Park 295-328
‘Treating the aged’ and ‘Maintaining health’ – Locating bcud len practices in the four Tibetan medical tantras PDF
Barbara Gerke 329-362
The Aṭṭhakavagga as Buddhist poetry
Eviatar Shulman 363-411
Reasoning-for-others in Candrakīrti’s Madhyamaka thought PDF
Chizuko Yoshimizu 413-444