The winner of the 2023 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism is Professor John Kieschnick of Stanford University for his book, Buddhist Historiography in China (Columbia University Press, 2022). The Award is presented on an annual basis for an outstanding book in the area of Buddhist studies. The program is administered by the Numata Center for Buddhist Studies at…
Every year the faculty coordinators of Numata Programs at universities in the United States and Canada convene at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR). This year the meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas, and coordinators from UC Berkeley, Yale, Princeton, Chicago, the Institute for Buddhist Studies, McMaster, McGill and Toronto presented…
The 2022 Toshihide Numata Book Award winner is Professor John Strong(Emeritus Professor, Bates) for his book, The Buddha's Tooth: Western Tales of Sri Lankan Relic(University of Chicago Press, 2021). The award ceremony will be held on February 17, 2023.
BDK Japan is currently accepting applications for the 2023 BDK Fellowships to enable non-Japanese scholars to engage in advanced research of Buddhism in Japan. The BDK Fellowships provide support at a generous level and have been awarded in the past to researchers who have become leaders in the field. The deadline for applying is July…
The 2021 winner of the Toshihide Numata Book Award is Christopher V. Jones of the University of Cambridge for his book, The Buddhist Self: On Tathagatagarbha and Atman, published by the University of Hawaii Press. The award ceremony and symposium was held as a Zoom webinar on November 5, 2021. Funded by BDK America, the Toshi…
The audiobook version of The Teaching of Buddha is now available on Audible. Listen to the words of Buddha while you are driving, walking, running or just relaxing at home. Narrated by Andrew Allensmith, our audiobook contains entirety of the classic collection of Buddhist teachings.