Article by Jan Nattier in The Wilson Quarterly (Spring 1997). Discusses the history and cultural and ethnic issues that form the most crucial differences within American Buddhism.
Lists Top 10 countries with most Buddhists, top 10 countries with highest percentage of Buddhists.
Project to record the 45 volumes of the Pali Tipitaka onto computer, together with the development of an application program for searching it. Project has completed a Thai translation of the Tipitaka, and versions of the original Pali text using Thai and Roman scripts, as well as a Thai-Pali dictionary.
Online Buddhist texts. Many in Chinese.
A compilation of important links to materials for the study of Chan and Zen Buddhism, primarily for the use of college students.
Offers certificate in Buddhist Studies. Los Angeles, CA, USA.
A two-year intermediate level online course taught by Geshe Tashi Tsering.
H-Net discussion group that serves as a medium for information exchange regarding academic resources, research projects, and scholarly publications for specialists in Buddhist Studies. Features archive, search, links to related resources, subscription details, and job listings.
A seminary and graduate school affiliated with the Graduate Theological Union and associated with the Buddhist Churches of America. IBS offers a systematic educational program specializing in Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies and culminating in a fully accredited Master of Arts degree which is jointly administered with the GTU.
International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism (IRIZ) at Hanazono University (Kyoto, Japan) is an academic research institution devoted to the study of Zen Buddhism, serving the needs of researchers, students, teachers, and practitioners of Buddhism. 48.000 character Chinese character database.
About Buddhism in Japan: the introduction to Japan; and the different sects, with dates.
Offers a four-year program of Buddhist. Founded by HH the 16th Karmapa and emphazises the teachings of the Karma Kagyü school of Tibetan Buddhism.
A Christian analysis of the history and development of Buddhism.
Links to both general Buddhist resources and specialized materials on Zen, Chinese Buddhism, Yogacara Buddhism, and various Buddhist sutras.
Academic thesis on early Buddhism, the historical context of Nagarjuna, Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika, and the Philosophy of Madhyamika.
The Vipassana Research Institute publishes the Tipitaka in the pali language on a CD-ROM.
At undergraduate level the Centre’s staff contribute to the undergraduate BA programme in Theology and Religious Studies; at graduate level they offer a taught MA in Buddhist Studies and supervision of research leading to MPhil and MLitt/PhD.
A Buddhist founded university located in Rosemead, California.
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