ARAI Toshikazu

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Name
ARAI Toshikazu
Affiliation
Soai University
Section
Faculty of Humanities, Department of American and English Studies, Department of American and British Studies, Faculty of Humanities
Job title
Professor
Degree
Doctor of Philosophy(University of Hawaii(U.S.A.)), Master of Arts(The M.S. University of Baroda(India)), Master of Arts(Ryukoku University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1971
 - 
1975
University of Hawaii, History Dept.
 
 
   
 
Teaching assistant
 
1979
 - 
1981
Univ. of Hawaii, Kapiolani Community
 
 
   
 
College, Lecturer
 
1988
 - 
1991
Ryukoku University, Part-time Instructor
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1979
History, History of India, Graduate School, Department of History, The University of Hawaii
 
 
 - 
1988
Shi Buddhist Studies, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Ryukoku University
 
 
 - 
1964
Faculty of Foreign Language, Osaka University of Foreign Studies
 

Committee Memberships

 
1996
   
 
Ryukoku University Association of Shin Buddhist Studies  A trustee
 
1993
   
 
Japan Association of Buddhist Studies  
 

Misc

 
Structure of Jaina Kingship as Viewed in the Prabandhacintāmaņi
Kingship & Authority in South Asia      1978
The Myōgō as Religions Symbolism
The Pure Land (New Series)   3    1986
A Mythological Study of the Story of Bothisattva Dharmakara
The Pure Land(New Series)   6    1989
Words of Master Shichiri
39    1992
What Is' Religious Truth' ?
The Pure Land(New Series)      1992

Books etc

 
Structural Analysis of the Prabandhacintāmaņi with special Attention to the Jaina Ideal of Kingship
University Microfilms International   1980   
Bodhisattvas Everywhere
Buddhist study Center(Hawaii)   1983   
An Introduction to Shin Buddhism
Buddhist Study Center   1987   
Buddha & Man
Buddhist Study Center   1989   
A Mythological Study of the Larger Sutra with regard to its salvific activity
Shinran and Buddhism   1994   

Works

 
The World of the Larger Sutra
1993
The World As Viewed in Jaina Literature
1993

Research Grants & Projects

 
Study of Shinran's Thought
Study of Medieval Jaina Literature
Translation of Buddhist terms and writings into English
Peace Studies from the Buddhistic Standpoint
Project Year: 2002   
Creation of Peace in the Light of Buddha's Teaching
Project Year: 2003