Contemporary Issues in Buddhist Studies Series

The scope of the Contemporary Issues in Buddhist Studies series is broadly defined, so as to include the full range both of the Buddhist tradition at all periods in its development, and of methodological approaches to the study of the tradition. Titles in the series are marketed and distributed by University of Hawai’i Press.

William Ames, The Lamp of Discernment: A Translation of Bhāviveka’s Prajñāpradīpa. available from University of Hawai’i Press, hardback, $55 <link here>


George Thompson and Richard K. Payne, eds., On Meaning and Mantras: Essays in Honor of Frits Staal.

Richard K. Payne, ed., Scripture:Canon::Text:Context: Essays Honoring Lewis R. Lancaster

Mochizuki Shinkō, Pure Land Buddhism in China: A Doctrinal History, ed. Richard K. Payne and Natalie Quli, tr. Leo Pruden

vol. one: translation

vol. two: supplemental essays and appendices

Preface, Kenneth Tanaka

Mochizuki Shinkō: Historical and Intellectual Contexts, Daniel Getz

Chinese Scholarship on Pure Land Buddhism in China, Charles B. Jones

Scholarship on chinese Pure Land Buddhism Since Mochizuki: Japanese Sources, Mark L. Blum

English–Language Sources on Chinese Pure Land Buddhism: A Bibliographic Essay, Scott A. Mitchell

Daijaku Judith Kinst, Trust, Realization and the Self in Sōtō Zen Practice

Seigen H. Yamaoka, Shin Buddhist Education: A New Perspective

Gil Fronsdal, Dawn of the Bodhisattva Path: The Early Perfection of Wisdom

John Keenan, A Study of the Buddhabhūmyupadeśa: The Doctrinal Development of the Notion of Wisdom in Yogācāra Thought

Sarah F. Haynes and Michelle J. Sorensen, eds., Wading into the Stream of Wisdom: Essays in Honor of Leslie Kawamura

Charles Willemen, A Collection of Important Odes of the Law: The Chinese Udānavarga

Fabio Rambelli, Zen Anarchism: The Egalitarian Dharma of Uchiyama Gudō

Richard K. Payne, ed., Shin Buddhism: Historical, Textual and Interpretive Studies,


Richard K. Payne, ed., Path of No Path: Contemporary Studies in Pure Land Buddhism Honoring Roger Corless

all titles are available from University of Hawai’i Press.

Editor in Chief for the Series is Richard K. Payne


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