A conversation with Frances Garrett and graduate students at the University of Toronto about A Global History of Buddhism & Medicine, on the podcast Buddhist Studies Foonotes.
A conversation with Sabine Wilms and her Imperial Tutor Tea Time Talks about integrating scholarship and the practice of Buddhism and Asian medicine. https://imperialtutor.kartra.com/videopage/ScholarshipandPractice
A brief lecture on Buddhist responses to the pandemic.
Preliminary Readings The Encyclopedia of Buddhism has an entry-level essay on the Buddhist canon by (see Vol. 1, pp. 111–5). The Encyclopedia of Religion (2nd Edition) has two articles that serve as useful starting points. Under “Buddhist Books and Texts” in Vol.
Here are some resources for getting started in the study of Chinese medical history. This page will be updated on a periodic basis, so feel free to suggest any additions via email or Facebook. The date above reflects the last time this page
In this blog, I provide short abstracts of important Buddhist medical sources in Pāli. Note that I have only included texts, chapters, or sections that are primarily about medicine or nursing. There are many Buddhist texts that include isolated or
Zhiyi’s shorter treatise on śamatha and vipaśyanā (Xiao zhiguan 小止觀) exists today in several printed and manuscript versions, the most readily accessible of which appears in Taishō Tripiṭaka no. 1915. Based on extensive comparison of the extant versions, however, the Japanese scholar Sekiguchi Shindai has