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The Digital Dictionary of Buddhism is a user-created, annotated dictionary of Buddhist terms in Chinese characters. This database also provides bibliographies of terms that indicate print dictionaries that can give users more information than is included in the database itself. It is a Penn subscription database and requires PennKey login or on-campus use for unlimited access.
The online Encyclopedia of Shinto is the English translation of the Shinto jiten edited by the Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics and published by Kobundo in 1994 (the text as translated here reflects certain emendations to the original Japanese version). It also includes links to video images, illustrations, photographs and sound files. Note that this site is no longer being updated, and the new version no longer exists.
The scrolls presented here are preserved in seven different collections ranging from Japan, Germany to the United States. Thanks to the cooperation of the partner museums, libraries and shrines, this project offers visual access to and the visitor's virtual experience of viewing the scrolls.
A site including reference materials and digitized primary sources relating to Inoue Enryō, a Meiji-era figure known for his work on Buddhism, religion, philosophy, superstition, and redefining all of these categories.
This text is an early-seventeenth-century edition of a Japanese commentary on the Guwen zhenbao houji 古文真宝後集 (circa late thirteenth century), a Chinese collection of canonical prose works popularized as a textbook in medieval Japan by Zen monks.
Digital Archives - Shintō
Digital archives related to Shintō from various time periods.
A peer-reviewed, open access journal with freely downloadable content. The journal began in 1960 as Contemporary Religions in Japan and became known as the JJRS in 1974; it has been published by the Nanzan Institute since 1981. The JJRS aims for a multidisciplinary approach to the study of religion in Japan.
An open-access e-journal covering religion throughout Central and East Asia, including Japan. e-JECAR publishes innovative research on the religious traditions of East and Central Asia in their historical, political, social and philosophic contexts.
A directory and full text PDFs of Soka University International Research Institute for Advanced Buddhology publications, including BIBLIOTHECA PHILOLOGICA et PHILOSOPHICA BUDDHICA and Annual Report of The International Research Institute for Advanced Buddhology at Soka University.
Indian and Buddhist Studies Treatise Database (INBUDS) is constructed for searching informations and keywords of articles, books and journals on Indian studies and Buddhist studies mainly published in Japan.