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Rev. Seigen H. Yamaoka

Seigen Yamaoka

Vice President for Development
H.E. Kosho Ohtani Professorial Chair
Professor of Shin Buddhist Religious Education


B.A., California State University, Fresno
M.R.E. and D.Min., Pacific School of Religion
M.A. Litt.D., Ryukoku University, Kyoto


Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha overseas minister (kaikyoshi) retired
Former Bishop of the Buddhist Churches of America and President of IBS


Research interests:
Shin Buddhist Studies
Shin Buddhist Religious Education Studies
Shin Buddhist Ministry

Selected Publications:
"Amerika deno Shinshu Dendo: Shukyo Kyoiku toiu hitotsuno Hohoron wo Toushite," No. 44 Bulletin of Intsitute of Buddhist Cultural Studies Ryukoku University (Kyoto: 2005).

"Shin Buddhist Ministry: Working with issues of Death and Dying," Buddhism and Psychotherapy Across Cultures, Mark Unno, ed., (Boston: Wisdom Press, 2006).

Books:
Pure Land Buddhism: Jodo Shinshu an Introduction, (Los Angeles: Pure Land Publications, 1991).

Transmission of Shin Buddhism in the West, (San Francisco: Federation of Dharma School Teachers' League Publication, 2005).

Amerika ni okeru Shinshu Dendo: Shukyo Kyoiku no Atarashii Katachi, (Kyoto: Nagata Bunshodo Publication, 2005).

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