FUJII Masato

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FUJII Masato
Kyoto University
Institute for Research in Humanities, Institute for Research in Humanities Cultural Research Methodologies
Job title
Master of Arts(Osaka University)

Research Interests


Academic & Professional Experience

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Fellow
Osaka University, Instructor


Graduate School, Division of Letters, Osaka University
Faculty of Literature, Osaka University

Published Papers

Manuscripts of the Jaiminiya Samaveda Traced and Photographed in 2002-2006
FUJII Masato & Asko Parpola
Vedic Investigations: Papers of the 12th World Sanskrit Conference, Vol. 1   127-162   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
The Jaimiya Samaveda Traditions and Manuscripts in South India
Masato Fujii
Saraju Rath (ed.), Aspects of Manuscript Culture in South India. Leiden: Brill,   99-118   2012   [Refereed][Invited]
The Gayatra-Saman: Chanting Innovations in the Samavedic Brahmanas and Upanisad
Masato Fujii
Zinbun 42, pp. 1-37      Mar 2011   [Refereed]
The Recovery of the Body after Death: A Prehistory of the Devayana and Pitryana
Masato Fujii
Studia Oeientalia 110, pp. 103-120      2011   [Refereed][Invited]
“The Jaiminiya Samaveda Traditions and Manuscripts in South India.”
FUJII Masato
『ヴェーダ文献伝承の研究―サンスクリット文献学と南アジア地域研究の複合研究―』科研費成果報告書 pp.7-21.      2009   [Refereed]
“Documenting the Present Jaiminiiya Traditions and Manuscripts.”
FUJII Masato
『現存ヴェーダ伝承の調査と研究』研究成果報告書, 2005 pp.25-43.      2005   [Refereed]
“A Catalogue of the Manuscripts of the Jaiminiya Samaveda traced and photographed in 2002-2004.”
FUJII Masato
『現存ヴェーダ伝承の調査と研究』研究成果報告書 pp.45-59.      2005   [Refereed]
“The Brahman Priest in the History of Vedic Texts.”
FUJII Masato
Vidyarnavavandanam: Essays in Honour of Asko Parpola, Studia Orientalia 94, Helsinki, pp.147-160.      2001   [Refereed]
“A Common Passage on the Supreme Prana in the Three Earliest Upanisads (JUB 1,60-2,12; BAU 1,3; ChU 1,2).”
FUJII Masato
Zinbun: Annals of the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, Vol. 34 (2), pp.51-86.      2000   [Refereed]
“On the Formation and Transmission of the Jaiminiya-Upanisad-Brahmana.”
FUJII Masato
Inside the Texts, Beyond the Texts: New Approaches to the Study of the Vedas, ed. M. Witzel, Harvard Oriental Series, Opera Minora 2, Cambridge, Mass., pp.89-102.      1997   [Refereed]
「Kena-Upanisad (=Jaiminiya-Upanisad-Brahmana 4,10 [4,18-21])」
FUJII Masato
『今西順吉教授還暦記念論集 インド思想と仏教文化』春秋社, pp.842-107.(107-128).      1996   [Refereed]
“On the Textual Formation of the Nilamata-Purana.”
FUJII Masato
A Study of the Nilamata―Aspects of Hinduism in Ancient Kashmir―, ed. Y. Ikari, Kyoto, pp.55-82.      1994   [Refereed]
The Brahman Priest (Jaiminiya-Upanisad-Brahmana 3, 15-19)
FUJII Masato
印度學佛教學研究   39(2) 1053-1050   1990   [Refereed]
“Three Notes on the Jaiminiya-Upanisad-Brahmana 3,1-5.”
FUJII Masato
『印度学仏教学研究』37-2, pp.1002-994.(23-31).      1989   [Refereed]
The Gayatra and Ascension to Heaven--Jaiminiya-Upanisad-Brahmana 1,1-7;3,11-14
Fujii Masato
印度學佛教學研究   35(2) 1005-1008   1987   [Refereed]
“On the unexpressed gayatra-saman in the Jaiminiya-Upanisad-Brahmana.”
FUJII Masato
『印度学仏教学研究』32-2, pp.1123-1121.(1-3).      1984   [Refereed]

Books etc

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Basic Materials of the Jaiminiya Samaveda.
FUJII Masato
科研費成果報告書 基盤研究 (C)(2)「現存サーマヴェーダ基礎資料集成」   2000   
The Jaiminiya-Upanisad-Brahmana: A Study of the Earliest Upanisad, Belonging to the Jaiminiya Samaveda.
FUJII Masato
Publications of the Institute for Asian and African Studies 4, University of Helsinki.(Dissertation)   2004   

Conference Activities & Talks

Vanaprastha and Forest Ascetics in the Dharma and Epic Literature [Invited]
Masato Fujii
Eighth Dubrovnik International Conference on the Sanskrit Epics and Puranas   12 Sep 2017   
"The Yukti of the Stoma (JUB 3.5.4-5): A Precursor of Yoga as Concentration."
Masato Fujii
16th World Sanskrit Conference, Bangkok, Thailand   30 Jun 2015   
"The Sautramani in the Vedic Coronation Rituals (Frits Staal memorial keynote adress)." [Invited]
Masato Fujii
The 6th International Vedic Workshop, Kozhikode (Calicut), India   10 Jan 2014   
"Soma and Sura: Opposing Frames of the Vedic Coronation Rituals." [Invited]
Masato Fujii
The International Symposium: Consecration, Initiation, and Coronation Rituals in Ancient and Medieval India   23 Dec 2012   
"The Samavedic Sakha Backgrounds of the Jaiminiya-Upanisad-Brahmana and the Chandogya-Upanisad: A Comparison." [Invited]
Masato Fujii
The 5th International Vedic Workshop, Bucharest, Romania   21 Sep 2011   
The Kena-Upanisad and its succeeding portions in the Jaiminiya-Upanisad-Brahmana
Masato Fujii
14th World Sanskrit Conference   4 Sep 2009   


Field Research on the Vedic Traditions in South India
The Compilation of the Basic Materials of the S*maveda
1999 - 2001
Field Research on Present Vedic Trandirions

Research Grants & Projects

Study on the Formation and Transmission of the veaic Texts
Project Year: 1993   
Field Research on Present Vedic Traditions
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2001 - 2004