The Institute of Oriental Philosophy
IOP Journal Volume 24



The Challenge of Global Transformation--Humanity and the Environment (1)-Ernest Ulrich von Weizsäcker and Daisaku Ikeda

Feature: Buddhist Environmentalism  
From the Joint Symposium at the University of Southern California:

・    Buddhist Wisdom and Ecological Awareness: Exploring Horizon of Praxis - Ruben L.F. Habito

・    Ecosophy and Buddhist Wisdom - Mikio Matsuoka 

・    Environmental Ethics: Thai Buddhist Perspective - Donald Swearer

・    Influence of Nature, Policy and Thoughts on Environmental Ethics in Japan:
Maintenance of the Forest and the Ecosystem in the Edo period - Shuichi Yamamoto and Victor S. Kuwahara

・    The Global Environment and Theory of Happiness - Yoichi Kawada 

・    Buddhist Contributions to Climate Response - Stephanie Kaza 

・    Buddhist Values, Action for Sustainability and the Earth Charter - Joan Anderson 

From Sanskrit Lotus Sutra Manuscripts from the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Facsimile Edition: 

・    Foreword- I. F. Popova 

・    Foreword - Daisaku Ikeda

・    Acknowledgements - Yoichi Kawada

・    Foreword: “The Sutra of the Lotus Blossom”―An Essential Key in the Study of Buddhism - M. I.  Vorobyova-Desyatovskaya

・    A Saddharma Puṇḍarīkasūtra Manuscript from Khoan: The Gift of a Pious Khotanese Family - Oskar von Hinüber                   

From the 29th Annual Conference of the Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP): 

・    The Possibility of Buddhism for the Future of Humankind - Richard Gombrich 

・    (De)ethnicizing Buddhism for a Globalized World Order - Suren Rāghavan 

From the Exhibition “The Lotus Sutra―A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence” in Malaysia: 

・    Universal Values and the Lotus Sutra - Lokesh Chandra

・    Peace and Harmonious Coexistence: An Islamic-Buddhist Dialogue - Y.B.Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Joseph Kurup          

・    Report on “Peace & Harmonious Coexistence: An Islamic-Buddhist Dialogue” - Soka Gakkai Malaysia 

From a Public Lecture: 

・    Life in the Universe―Concordance with Buddhist Thought - Chandra Wickramasinghe 

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