Institute Resources

Institute Readings

Lotus Sutra (Hokekyo)Prior to the Institute, participants will be required to read: Donald W. Mitchell and Sarah H. Jacoby’s Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience; Ellison Banks Findley’s edited volume, Women’s Buddhism, Buddhism’s Women: Tradition, Revision, Renewal; and Karma Lekshe’s edited volume, Buddhist Feminisms and Femininities.These texts will afford participants a shared foundation for engaging the readings selected by Institute presenting faculty for their individual sessions.


Daily Readings

The daily readings include content- and method-focused scholarly works, primary text translations, and introductory material suitable for assignment to students.

Daily Readings (pdf)

Institute Bibliography

The institute bibliography provides an overview of scholarship on Buddhism relevant to the themes of the institute.

Institute Bibliography (pdf)