Buddhist Transformations and Interactions: Essays in Honor of Antonino Forte

by Victor H. Mair

Table of Contents

Foreword (Tansen Sen, Baruch College)

Introduction (Victor Mair, University of Pennsylvania)

Chapter 1. On the Origins of the Great Fuxian Monastery in Luoyang (Antonino Forte)

Chapter 2. Buddhist Nirvana and Its Chinese Interpreters: A Note (Timothy Barrett, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London)

Chapter 3. The Borderland Complex and the Construction of Sacred Sites and Lineages in East Asian Buddhism (Jinhua Chen, University of British Columbia)

Chapter 4. Maya in Buddhist Art and in the Buddhist Legend (Hubert Durt, formerly of the International College for Advanced Buddhist Studies Tokyo)

Chapter 5. A Modern Border Crossing: Fakir Mohan Senapati’s Life of the Buddha (Phyllis Granoff, Yale University)

Chapter 6. The Correspondence Between Chinese Tiantai and Japanese Tendai Monks in the Mid-Heian Period (Paul Groner, University of Virginia)

Chapter 7. Glimmerings of India: Nukariya Kaiten and the Transmission of Zen from India to China (John R. McRae [(1947–2011], formerly of Indiana and Cornell Universities)

Chapter 8. Problems of Attribution, Style, and Dating Relating to the “Great Cloud S?tras” in the Chinese Buddhist Canon (T 387, T 388/S.6916) (Michael Radich, Victoria University of Wellington)

Chapter 9. Pre-Mortem Rites in East Asian Buddhism (James Robson, Harvard University)

Chapter 10. Borders and Border Crossing in East Asian Buddhist Historiography (Koichi Shinohara, Yale University)

Chapter 11. Chan Yulu as a Means of Integration across Culture: Reflections on the Fictional Background to Chan’s “Encounter Dialogues” (Yulu) (Albert Welter, University of Arizona)

Chapter 12. A Pavilion for Amitabha: Yorimichi’s Phoenix Hall in Transcultural Perspective (Mimi Yiengpruksawan, Yale University)




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