FUNAYAMA Toru

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Name
FUNAYAMA Toru
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Institute for Research in Humanities, Institute for Research in Humanities Cultural Composition
Job title
Associate Professor,Associate Professor

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
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1987
Graduate School, Division of Letters, Kyoto University
 
 
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1985
Faculty of Literature, Kyoto University
 

Committee Memberships

 
2002
 - 
2007
Institute for Eastern Studies  
 
1999
 - 
2002
The Nippon Buddhist Research Association  
 
1992
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2006
Society of History of Buddhism  
 

Published Papers

 
Xiao Ziliang
FUNAYAMA Toru
Brill's Encyclopedia of Buddhism   2    Jun 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Interpretations of "Thusness" (zhenru): Sanskrit tathata and Chinese benwu, ru, ruru and zhenru
FUNAYAMA Toru
Toho gakuho, Kyoto   92 1-75   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Fixed Expressions in the Biographies of the Nuns Compiled by Pao0ch'ang of the Liang: Toward a Solution to the Problem of Its Authorship
FUNAYAMA Toru
Tohogaku (Eastern Studies)   135 36-53   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Coping with Too Many Variants: A New Type of Edition of the Scripture of the Pure Divinities' Netted [Banners] (Fanwang jing)
FUNAYAMA Toru
International Journal of Buddhist Thought & Culture   27(2) 125-147   Dec 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha
FUNAYAMA Toru
Brill's Encyclopedia of Buddhism (Leiden)   1 283-291   Oct 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Tripitaka Master Paramartha's view as quoted in the third chapter of Wonchuk's Commentary on the Samninirmocana-sutra
FUNAYAMA Toru
『解深密経疏』の心意識相品の研究   167-186   Apr 2015   [Invited]
Buddhism during the Liang Dynasty: Some of Its Characteristics as a Form of Scholarship
FUNAYAMA Toru
Acta Asiatica   109 71-100   2015   [Refereed][Invited]
The Fanwang jing (Scripture of Brahma's Net) in the First Edition of the Korean Canon: A Preliminary Survey
FUNAYAMA Toru
Zinbun   45 1-25   2015   [Refereed]
Chinese Translation of pratyakṣa
FUNAYAMA Toru
A Distant Mirror   33-61   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
On asrayasiddha.
FUNAYAMA Toru
『印度学仏教学研究』39-2 pp.(28)-(34).      1991   [Refereed]
A Study of kalpanapodha: A Translation of the Tattvasamgraha vv. 1212-1263 by Santaraksita and the Tattvasamgrahapanjika by Kamalasila on the Definition of Direct Perception.
FUNAYAMA Toru
Zinbun 27, pp.33-128.      1992   [Refereed]
Remarks on Religious Predominance in Kashmir; Hindu or Buddhist? A Study of the Nilamata: Aspects of Hinduism in Ancient Kashmir
FUNAYAMA Toru
ed. Y. Ikari, Kyoto: Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, pp.367-375.      1994   [Refereed]
Arcata, Santaraksita, Jinendrabuddhi, and Kamalasila on the Aim of a Treatise (prayojana).
FUNAYAMA Toru
Wiener Zeitschrift fuer die Kunde Sudasiens 39, pp.181-201.      1995   [Refereed]
Kamalasila’s Interpretation of ‘Non-erroneous’ in the Definition of Direct Perception and Related Problems. Dharmak?rti’s Thought and Its Impact on Indian and Tibetan Philosophy
FUNAYAMA Toru
ed. S. Katsura, Wien: Verlag der Oesterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, pp.73-99.      1999   [Refereed]
On the Date of Vinitadeva.
FUNAYAMA Toru
Le Parole e i Marmi, ed. R. Torella, Roma: Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, pp.309-325.      2000   [Invited]
Two Notes on Dharmapala and Dharmakirti.
FUNAYAMA Toru
Zinbun 35 (2000), p. 1-11.      2002   [Refereed]
Perception, Conceptual Construction and Yogic Cognition According to Kamalasila’s Epistemology.
FUNAYAMA Toru
《中華佛學學報》18, pp.273-297.      2005   [Refereed]
Kamalasila’s Distinction between the Two Sub-Schools of Yogacara. A Provisional Survey.
FUNAYAMA Toru
B. Kellner, H. Krasser, H. Lasic, M.T. Much, H. Tauscher (eds.), Pramanakirtih. Papers Dedicated to Ernst Steinkellner on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday, Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde 70, Wien, Part 1, pp.187-202.      2007   [Invited]
The Work of Paramartha: An Example of Sino-Indian Cross-Cultural Exchange.
FUNAYAMA Toru
Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, 31-1/2 (2008), pp.141-183.      2010   [Refereed]
Kamalasila’s View on Yogic Perception and the Bodhisattva Path.
FUNAYAMA Toru
Helmut Krasser, Horst Lasic, Eli Franco, Birgit Kellner (eds.), Religion and Logic in Buddhist Philosophical Analysis: Proceedings of the Fourth Dharmakirti Conference, August 23-27, 2005, Vienna. Wien: Verlag der Oesterreichischen Akademie der Wissenscha   99-111   2011   [Refereed]
Gunavarman and Some of the Earliest Examples of Ordination Platforms (jietan) in China
Toru Funayama
Images, Relics, and Legends: The Formation and Transformation of Buddhist Sacred Sites, edited by James Benn, Jinhua Chen and James Robson. Oakville: Mosaic Press, pp. 21-45.      2012   [Refereed]
Buddhist Theories of Bodhisattva Practice as Adopted by Daoists
Funayama Toru
Cahiers d'extrême-Asie   20 15-33   2013   [Refereed][Invited]
Bhava and svabhava in Dharmakirti
FUNAYAMA Toru
Journal of Indian and Buddhist Studies   36(2) 970-967   Mar 1988   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Two Sides of Chinese Translations of Buddhist Texts: What Comes to Light beneath the Surface
FUNAYAMA Toru
Transactions of the International Conference of Eastern Studies   62 91-92   Dec 2017
A Reexamination of the Procedures for Translating Buddhist Texts into Chinese as Recorded in "Sutra-Translating Rituals" in the Fo-tsu T'ung-chi 43
FUNAYAMA Toru
Transactions of the International Conference of Eastern Studies   59 75-75   Dec 2014   [Invited]
Several methodological issues in Chinese Buddhist studies
FUNAYAMA Toru
Humanities Studies in the Digital Age and the Role of Buddhist Studies      Nov 2013   [Invited]
Genres of Chinese Buddhist Translations as Reflecting or Not-reflecting Historical Developments in India
FUNAYAMA Toru
Exploring the Past and Envisaging the Future: Current Issues in the Ancient History of Afghanistan      Nov 2013   [Invited]
Scholastic Buddhism during the Liang
FUNAYAMA Toru
Transactions of the International Conference of Eastern Studies   57 93-94   Jan 2013   [Invited]
Descriptions of the 8th-century Kashmiri Buddhism in Chinese Sources
FUNAYAMA Toru
Symposium: Transmission of Buddhist Texts and Thought to Tibet from Nieghboring Countries      Oct 2012   [Invited]
Scholastic Buddhism at Nālandā and Kamalaśīla's Theory of Knowledge
FUNAYAMA Toru
Transactions of the International Conference of Eastern Studie   53 153-156   Jan 2009   [Invited]
The Two Recensions of the Fanwang jing and a Significance of a Tang Version of the Fangshan Stone Sutras
Funayama Toru
Buddhist Episgraphy in China: State of Field and New Methodologies (Heidelberg, Germany)      Jul 2008   [Invited]
Chinese Translations of pratyaksa
Funayama Toru
Workshop on Indian Buddhist Thought in 6th-7th Century China (Taipei, Taiwan)      Mar 2010   [Invited]
Getting Closer to the Original Textys through Stone Sutras: In Comparison with Woodblock Print Editions
Funayama Toru
Living Legacies: The History of Asian Art Reconsidered (Heidelberg, Germany)      Jun 2010   [Invited]
Buddhist Theories of Bodhisattva Practice as Adopted by Taoists
Funayama Toru
International Conference "Buddhism, Daoism, and Chinese Religion" (Princeton University, USA)      Aug 2010   [Invited]
The Fanwang jing (Scripture of Brahma's Net) in the First-edition Tripitaka Koreana
Funayama Toru
大蔵経:2011年高麗大蔵経千年記念国際学術大会(韓国・大邱市)      Jun 2011   [Invited]
Translation, Paraphrase and Matching Concepts: Some Basic Characteristics of Chinese Buddhist Translation as a Cultural Contact between India and China
Funayama Toru
Buddhism and the Dynamics of Transculturality (Heidelberg, Germany)      Jun 2012   [Invited]
Yijing's translation of Dignaga's Samanyapariksa (Examination of the Universal), with special reference to stylistic problems
Funayama Toru
Workshop on Buddhist logic and epistemology in the Chinese sources (Taipei, Taiwan)      Oct 2012   [Invited]
The Work of Paramārtha: An Example of Sino-Indian Cross-cultural Exchange
FUNAYAMA Toru
Early Chinese Buddhist Translations      Apr 2007   [Invited]
Kamalasila's View on Yogic Perception and the Bodhisattva Paths
FUNAYAMA Toru
The Fourth International Dharmakirti Conference (Vienna)      Aug 2005   [Invited]
Gunavarman and Some of the Earliest Examples of Ordination Platforms (jietan) in China
FUNAYAMA Toru
   Oct 2004   [Invited]
Forgery and Compilation of Buddhist Scriptures: The Yijiao sanmei jing and the Shelifu wen jing
Funayama Toru
Memorial Symposium for the 75th Anniversary of Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University      Sep 2004
Masquerdating as Translation: Examples of Chinese Lectures by Indian Scholar-Monks in the Six Dynasties Period
FUNAYAMA Toru
International symposium celebrating Prof. Victor Mair's Sixtieth Birthday, Pennsylvania, USA      Dec 2003   [Invited]
The Acceptance of Buddhist Precepts by the Chinese in the Fifth Century. A Survey
FUNAYAMA Toru
The 36th International Congress of Asian and North African Studies (ICANAS)      Aug 2000   [Invited]
Kamalasila's Interpretation of abhranta (Non-erroneous) in the Definition of Direct Perception
FUNAYAMA Toru
The Third International Dharmakirti Conference      Nov 1997
Arcaṭa, Śāntarakṣita, Jinendrabuddhi, and Kamalaśīla on the Aim of a Treatise (Prayojana) in Buddhist Logic in India
FUNAYAMA Toru
Transactions of the International Conference of Eastern Studies   38 125-126   1993   [Invited]
Reflection of Orthdoxy? Connections and Disconnections between Indian and Chinese Buddhism during the 4th-9th Centuries
FUNAYAMA Toru
Chinese Buddhism and the Scholarship of Erik Zürcher: A Conference      Feb 2014   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Records of Buddhist Saints and Sages
FUNAYAMA Toru
Rinsen Book Co.   May 2019   
The Evolution of Chinese Buddhism during the Six Dynasties, Sui, and Tang Periods
FUNAYAMA Toru
Hozokan   May 2019   
The Scripture of the Pure Divinities' Netted [Banners] (Fanwang jing), a Mahayana Code for Daily Life in East Asian Buddhism: The Oldest Form and its Historical Evolution
FUNAYAMA Toru
Rinsen Book CO   Mar 2017   
Buddhist Stone Sutras in China: Shandong Province Vols. 1-3, Series Editor Lothar Ledderose
FUNAYAMA Toru (Part:Contributor, Sutra Translation (Heidelberg Academy of Sciences))
Harrassowitz Verlag   2014   
Making Sutras into 'Classics' (jingdian): How Buddhist Scriptures Were Translated into Chinese
Funayama Toru
Dec 2013   
圓測『解深密経疏』の勝義諦相品研究
李鍾徹・船山徹・曹潤鎬・趙景徹・金亮淳 (Part:Joint Work)
Jan 2013   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Pedagogic Aspects of Xuanzang's Translation Work: How to Build up Young Scholar-monks Efficiently in Limited Time [Invited]
FUNAYAMA Toru
International Workshop with Young and Senior Scholars "Translating and Educating: the Transmission of Indian and Buddhist Texts and Thought"   2 Mar 2019   
The Detection and the Elimination of ‘Chinese-made Sūtras’ Mixed in Monastic Libraries and Catalogues during Medieval China [Invited]
FUNAYAMA Toru
Conference "Evolution of Scriptures, Formation of Canons"   24 Sep 2018   
The Scripture of the Pure Divinities' Netted [Banners]: A Methodological Consideration of the Significance of Variant Readings
FUNAYAMA Toru
Special Lecture at the Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia, Austrian Academy of Sciences   9 Mar 2018   Institute for Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Polishing the Buddha's Sacred Text? A Methodological Reconsideration of the Significance of Copious Amount of Variant Readings in the Most Popular Mahayana Code in East Asia
FUNAYAMA Toru
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Lecture Series in Chinese Buddhism   8 Dec 2017   School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
What Comes to Light beneath the Surface of Chinese Buddhist Translations [Invited]
FUNAYAMA Toru
62nd International Conference of Eastern Studies   19 May 2017   
The Genesis of *Svasaṃvitti-saṃvitti Reconsidered [Invited]
FUNAYAMA Toru
International Workshop “Buddhist Philosophy of Consciousness: Tradition and Dialogue”   11 Mar 2016   Department of Religion, National Chen-chi University, Taipei
Coping with Too Many Variants: A New Type of Edition of the Scripture of Brahma's Net [Invited]
FUNAYAMA Toru
International Conference on Buddhist Manuscript Culture   15 Jan 2016   Princeton University Buddhist Studies Workshop
Buddhism in Kashmir during the 8th Century, as Seen from Chinsese Sources [Invited]
FUNAYAMA Toru
Institute for the Cultural and the Intellectual History of Asia, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria   22 May 2013   Austrian Academy of Sciences (Wien)
Bodhisattva Precepts (sila) and Monastic Code (vinaya) in Fifth-Sixth Century Chinese Buddhism, with Special Reference to Some Backgrounds in Early Indian Mahāyāna [Invited]
Funayama Toru
Harvard Buddhist Studies Forum   9 Dec 2011   Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University, USA
The Tuṣita Heaven: Closer than the Pure Land? Xuanzang's Worship of Maitreya [Invited]
Funayama Toru
Ho Center of Buddhist Studies, Stanford University   14 Feb 2010   Stanford University, USA
Calling Oneself a Saint: Religious Awareness in Medieval Chinese Buddhism [Invited]
FUNAYAMA Toru
Religious Studies Lecture Series, Yale University, USA   4 Mar 2009   
Calling Oneself a Saint: Religious Awareness in Medieval Chinese Buddhism [Invited]
Buddhist Studies, University of Calfornia, Berkeley   12 Feb 2009   
The Tuṣita Heaven: Closer than the Pure Land? Xuanzang's Worship of Maitreya [Invited]
Ho Center of Buddhist Studies, Stanford University   14 Feb 2009   Buddhist Studies, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Learning, Pleagiarism and Forgery: A Few Observations on the Significance of 'Parallel Passages' in Indian and Chinese Buddhism [Invited]
Harvard Buddhist Studies Forum   30 Mar 2009   Harvard Buddhist Studies Forum, USA
Xuanzang's Worship of Maitreya [Invited]
Funayama Toru
Ho Center of Buddhist Studies, Stanford University   Apr 2009   Stanford University
"Confession and the Eliminating of Bad Karma: The Case of the Fifth Century China and a Brief Introduction to Some Relevant Latest Articles and Books in Japan [Invited]
Funayama Toru
Apr 2009   Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada
How to Translate Sanskrit Text into Chinese: An Observation of the Translation Method described in the Fozutongji 43 [Invited]
Funayama Toru
11 May 2009   Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Rituals of Confession (chanhui) in Fifth-Sixth Century China [Invited]
Funayama Toru
12 May 2009   Center for the Study of Religion & East Asian Studies, Princeton University, USA
Calling Oneself a Saint: Self-designation and the idea of the holy in Medieval Chinese Buddhism [Invited]
Funayama Toru
IIAS Lecture Series   22 Oct 2010   International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, The Netherlands
Calling Oneself a Saint: Self-designation and the idea of the holy in Medieval Chinese Buddhism [Invited]
Funayama Toru
12 Nov 2010   Institut für Südasien-, Tibet- und Buddhismuskunde der Universität Wien, Austria, Europe
A New Approach to a Chinese Apocryphal Text, with Special Reference to Hitherto Unavailable Old Manuscripts [Invited]
Funayama Toru
Religious Studies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA   11 Nov 2011   Religious Studies, University of Virginia, USA
Kamalasila's View on Yogic Perception and the Bodhisattva Paths [Invited]
Funayama Toru
The University of Toronto / McMaster University Yehan Numata Buddhist Studies Program   1 Dec 2011   University of Toronto, Canada
Mahayana Vinaya? Aspirations for the Composition of a Vinaya for Bodhisattvas in India and China [Invited]
Funayama Toru
The University of Toronto / McMaster University Yehan Numata Buddhist Studies Program   2 Dec 2011   Department of Religious Studies, McMaster University, Canada
"Thusness (zhenru)--A case of the Sinicized Interpretation of Buddhist Terms [Invited]
Funayama Toru
Ho Center of Buddhist Studies, Stanford University   27 Feb 2014   Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford University
A Hiatus in the History of Chinese Buddhist Translation: What Happened in the Second Half of the Fifth Century? [Invited]
Funayama Toru
Center for Buddhist Studies, University of California, Berkeley   3 Mar 2014   Center for Buddhist Studies at University of California, Berkeley
Perception, Conceptual Cognition and Yogic Cognition According to Kamalasila's Epistemology [Invited]
FUNAYAMA Toru
UBC Buddhist Forum, University of British Columbia   18 Oct 2004   Asian Studies, University of British Columbia

Works

 
Buddhist Stone Scriptures in China
2008
Indian Buddhist Thought in 6th-7th Century China
2009
Zhendi and His Times
2005

Research Grants & Projects

 
History of Buddhist Logic and Epistemology in India
History of Buddhism in the Six Dynasties Period in China