Special “Heart Sutra” Issue of Acta Asiatica

A number of new articles on the Heart Sutra have appeared in Vol 121 of Acta Asiatica, mainly by Japanese authors. I don’t have all the info or copies of all the articles yet, but plan to do a review of the issue. I already see numerous methodological problems in Watanabe and Silk.

The Heart Sūtra Revisited: The Frontier of Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya Studies

SAITŌ Akira (斎藤明): Introduction. Acta Asiatica 121.

SAITŌ Akira: Avalokiteśvara in the Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya. Acta Asiatica 121.

WATANABE Shōgo (渡辺章悟): The Lineage of the Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya: With a Focus on Its Introduction and Expressions of “Emptiness”. Acta Asiatica 121, 23-52

HORIUCHI Toshio (堀内俊郎): Revisiting the “Indian” Commentaries on the Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya: Vimalamitra’s Interpretation of the “Eight Aspects”. Acta Asiatica 121.

ISHII Kōsei (石井公成): The Chinese Texts and Sanscrit Text of the Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya Seen by Wŏnch’ŭk 円測. Acta Asiatica 121.

Jonathan A. SILK: The Heart Sūtra as Dhāraṇī. Acta Asiatica 121, 99-125.


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