UACBS Published the 17th Issue of Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

We are pleased to release the seventeenth issue of a monthly Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter in October 2022. The purpose of this newsletter is to present academic information about the research, collation, collection, and digitalization of Chinese Buddhist canons and scriptures. The opinions expressed in this newsletter are those of the original authors and publishers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Center for Buddhist Studies, the editors, the editorial board, or the organization to which the authors are affiliated. If you have questions concerning these opinions, please contact the original authors and their publishers.

This newsletter will be a professional information exchange platform for the study of Chinese Buddhist canons. Its content will include the following:

  • Publication information, including books, essays, reviews, dissertations, etc.
  • Conference information
  • Scholar information introducing scholars’ achievements, exchange of ideas, suggestions, and proposals
  • Research projects, such as project proposals, project introductions, etc.
  • Current canon collections in World Libraries and Museums
  • New findings of the scholarship on the Chinese Buddhist canon and related literature in public and private collections and auctions

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Starting from issue 6, we add a new section to the Newsletter, "Research Notes (zangjing jingyanlu 藏經經眼錄)," which aims to collect scholars' research notes on Chinese Buddhist canons. From now on, we will welcome submissions of research notes to our Newsletters. Scholars who are interested, please email Dr. Zhouyuan Li at

For previous issues of Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter, please see: Link.

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Jiang Wu, Darui Long, Zhouyuan Li and Youteng Bi