Studies in Central & East Asian Religions

Volume 4 Autumn 1991

CONTENTS [download: contents and Seidel memorial]

ANNA SEIDEL in Memoriam …………………………………………………………..…………… iii

Articles

Fabio RAMBELLI: Re-inscribing Maṇḍala: Semiotic Operations on a Word and its Object………. 1 [download]

Aasulv LANDE: New Religious Movements in Japan in the Meiji and Taishō Eras ……………… 25 [download]

Maria REIS-HABITO: The Repentance Ritual of the Thousand-armed Guanyin ……………………. 42 [download]

John POWERS: The Term “Saṃdhinirmocana” in the Title of the Saṃdhinirmocana-sūtra ………. 52 [download]

Per K. SØRENSEN: Dynastic Origins and Regal Successions. Etiological Theories and the Pre-historic Line in the Tibetan Yar-lung Dynasty Reflected in Tibetan Sources: New Material and Assessments…………………………………………………………………………………….…… 63 [download]

Forum

Survey of Institutes and Research Centres of Tibetology in The People’s Republic of China—concluded (PKS) ……………………………………………………………………………………. 83 [download]

Recent Finds in Ningxia Province Pertaining to Buddhism in the State of Xixia, 1038–1227 (Elisabeth Grønvald and HHS)………………………………………………………………. 85 [download: figure one appears on p. 83, see previous download]

New Information on the Date of the Third Patriarch Sengcans Death (HHS)……………………… 90 [download]

International Symposium on “Religions in Traditional Korea” (HHS) ……………………………. 92 [download]

Tantra Occluded: The 1992 Conference of the Society for Tantric Studies (IAK) ………………… 93 and SBS Activities in 1992–3 (IAK) ……………………………………………………………………… 96 [download]

Reviews

Anne S. Goodrich, Peking Paper Gods. A Look at Home Worship (Bent Lerbæk Petersen)……….. 98 [download: Goodrich & Buswell]

Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha. Ed. by Robert E. Buswell, Jr. (HHS) ……………………………… 101 [download: Goodrich & Buswell]

Antonino Forte, Mingtang and Buddhist Utopias in the History of the Astronomical Clock
(HHS)………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 107 [download]

Der Goldschatz der drei Pagoden: Buddhistische Kunst des Nanzhao- und Dali Königreiches in Yunnan, China. Edited by A. Lutz and Judith Rickenbach; and Albert Lutz, Der Tempel der drei Pagoden von Dali: Zur buddhistischen Kunst des Nanzhao- und Dali Königreiches in Yunnan, China (HHS) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 110 [download]

Tonami Mamoru, The Shaolin Monastery Stele on Mount Song. Translated by P. A. Herbert
(HHS)…….……………………………………………………………………..………….. 116 [download]

Introduction of Buddhism to Korea: New Cultural Patterns. Edited by Lewis R. Lancaster and C. S.
Yu (HHS) ………………………………………………………………………………….. 118 [download: Lancaster & Yu, Klafkowsk, Szerb, and Stevens]

Dam-chos rgya-mtsho Dharmatāla, Rosary of White Lotuses, Being the Clear Account of How the
Precious Teaching of Buddha Appeared and Spread in the Great Hor Country. Translated and
Annotated by Piotr Klafkowski (PKS) ………………………………………………………. 121 [download: Lancaster & Yu, Klafkowsk, Szerb, and Stevens]

János Szerb, Bu ston’s History of Buddhism in Tibet. Critically Edited with a Comprehensive Index
(PKS) …………………………………………………………………………………………. 123 [download: Lancaster & Yu, Klafkowsk, Szerb, and Stevens]

John Stevens, Lust for Enlightenment: Buddhism And Sex (Alexander Kabanoff) ………………. 124 [download: Lancaster & Yu, Klafkowsk, Szerb, and Stevens]

Brief Notices [download]

Zen (Erich Mistrík) .…………………………………………………………………………… 127

Travels to Real and Imaginary Lands. Two Lectures on East Asia by Giuliano Bertuccioli (Bent
Nielsen) …………………………………………………………………………………… 128

Ian Reader, Religion in Contemporary Japan (IAK) ………………………………………………. 129