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Kiyoshi Okano Last modified date:2018.05.29

Professor / Department of indology
Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Humanities


Graduate School
Undergraduate School


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http://gdgdgd.g.dgdg.jp/
Kyushu Indology .
Academic Degree
Ph.D. (Marburg University)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Yes
Field of Specialization
Indian Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
05years03months
Research
Research Interests
  • Studies of Buddhist narrative texts in the classical Tibetan language
    keyword : narrative Literature, classical Tibetan language
    2010.04.
  • Studies of Buddhist narrative texts in the classical Tibetan language
    keyword : narrative Literature, classical Tibetan language
    2010.04.
  • Studies of Buddhist narrative texts in the classical Tibetan language
    keyword : narrative Literature, classical Tibetan language
    2010.04.
  • Studies of Buddhist narrative texts in the classical Tibetan language
    keyword : narrative Literature, classical Tibetan language
    2010.04.
  • Studies of Buddhist narrative texts in the classical Tibetan language
    keyword : narrative Literature, classical Tibetan language
    2010.04.
  • Studies of Buddhist narrative texts in the classical Tibetan language
    keyword : narrative Literature, classical Tibetan language
    2010.04.
  • Studies of Sanskrit literary works composed by Buddhist authors in India
    keyword : AvadAna Literature, Buddhabiography
    1984.01.
  • Studies of Sanskrit narrative works of Nepal Buddhism
    keyword : AvadAna Literature, Buddhabiography, AvadAnamAlAs
    1992.04.
  • Studies of cosmological works of the Sammitiya School of Indian Buddhism
    keyword : Sammitiya School, Buddhist Cosmology, MahasaMvartanIkathA
    1993.01.
Academic Activities
Books
1. Kiyoshi Okano: SarvarakSitas MahAasaMvartanIkathA. Ein Sanskrit-KAvya ueber die Kosmologie der SAMmitIya-Schule des HInayAa-Buddhismus, Tohoku-Indo-Tibetto-Kenkysho-Kankokai, Monograph Series I, Sendai, 1998 .
Papers
1. A Study of HaribhaTTa's JAtakamAlA (1) - A Japanese Translation of Chaps. 1-5 -
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2. "A Study of the AvadAnakalpalatA and the AvadAnamAlAs(7) – Chap 93 SumAgadhAvadAna and TJAM Chap 13 –", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 12, July 2017, pp. 1-91..
3. A Quotation-Text of the Unknown Cosmological Scripture of SAMmitIyas (2) – A Critical Edition and Japanese Translation of the Tibetan Text in the SaMskRtAsaMskRtavinizcaya, Chp. 8 –.
4. Comprehension of the Lalitavistara, Buddha's Biography, as the Hero's Journey.
5. "A Study of the AvadAnakalpalatA and the AvadAnamAlAs(6) –– AvadAnakalpalatA Chap. 83, TJAM Chaps. 3-4 and SMRAM Chap. 38 ––", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 10, 2015, pp. 1-104..
6. A Quotation-Text of the Unknown Cosmological Scripture of SAMmitIyas (1) – A Critical Edition and Japanese Translation of the Tibetan Text in the SaMskRtAsaMskRtavinizcaya, Chp. 8 –
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7. "A Study of the AvadAnakalpalatA and the AvadAnamAlAs(6) –– AvadAnakalpalatA Chap. 83, TJAM Chaps. 3-4 and SMRAM Chap. 38 ––", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 10, 2015, pp. 1-104. .
8. The MahAsaMvartanIkathA by SarvarakSita: A Critical Edition of the Sanskrit Text (3).
9. "A Study of the AvadAnakalpalatA and the AvadAnamAlAs(5) –– The 1st Chapter of TJAM and Tales of VirUpa and PadmAkSa ––", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 9, 2014, pp. 101-198. .
10. The MahAsaMvartanIkathA by SarvarakSita: A Critical Edition of the Sanskrit Text (2).
11. On TathAgatajanmAvadAnamAlA: Buddha's Biography in Sanskrit in Newar Buddhism.
12. The MahAsaMvartanIkathA by SarvarakSita: A Critical Edition of the Sanskrit Text (1).
13. "A Study of the AvadAnakalpalatA and the AvadAnamAlAs(4) –– Tales of NArakapUrvika, PretIbhUtamaharddhikA etc. ––", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 8, 2013, pp. 161-264. .
14. A Chronology of the Universe According to the SAMmitIyas -- A Summary of the MahAsaMvartanIkathA.
15. An Introduction to the indian buddhist Literature about Pretas.
16. Criticism on Non-buddhist Doctrines of the Genesis of This World –– A Study of the MahAsaMvartanIkathA Ch. 1, Sec. 4 ––.
17. "A Study of the AvadAnakalpalatA and the AvadAnamAlAs (3) –– AvadAnas of Subhadra, HetUttama and PretikA ––", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 7, 2012, pp. 257-365. .
18. "A Study of the AvadAnakalpalatA and the AvadAnamAlAs (2) ––– AvadAnas of Zakracyavana, Mahendrasena and PretikA –––", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 6, 2011, pp. 165-266. .
19. The Last Chapter of the MahAsaMvartanIkathA –– A Study and Japanese Translation of the 6th Chapter ––.
20. "A Study of the AvadAnakalpalatA and the AvadAnamAlAs (1) ––– AvadAnas of Vidura, Kaineyaka and ZreSThIpretIbhUta –––", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 5, 2010, pp. 51-127. .
21. Radical Changes from the SthaviravAdin Traditions of the Buddha's Bad Karma in the MahAyAna UpAyakauzalyasUtra.
22. "Column 1: On the Field of Buddhist Narrative Literature", in: A New History of Buddhism in Asia, Vol.3: India III: The World of the Buddhist Scriptures..
23. Interpretation on the Act of Murder by Shakyamuni in His Previous Life According to the UpAyakauzalyasUtra.
24. Kiyoshi Okano, A Summary of the MahAsaMvartanIkathA –– A Chronology of the Universe According to the SAMmitIyas, PAsAdikadAnaM. Festschrift fuer Bhikkhu PAsAdika. Indica et Tibetica 52, Marburg 2009., S. 323-342, 2009.08.
25. "AvadAnakalpalatA Chaps. 94-97 and SMRAM Chap. 23. Texts and Translations of Yazomitra, VyAghrI, Hastin, Kacchapa. ", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 4, 2009, pp. 95-177. .
26. SAMmitIyas' Account of the Period of Disappearance of All Living Beings. A Study and Japanese Translation of the MahAsaMvartanIkathA Ch.5, Sec. 1. .
27. "AvadAnakalpalatA Chaps. 55, 91, 92 and Karmazataka 125, 126. Texts and Translations of SarvaMdada, Zibi, Maitrakanyaka", South Asian Clasical Studies, No. 3, 2008, pp. 57-155. .
28. Shortly Our World Must Be Over and Renewed –A Study and Japanese Translation of the MahAsaMvartanIkathA Ch.4, Sec. 2 - 4 –.
29. "On the Relationship between MaitreyavyAkaraNas and the MahAsaMvartanIkathA", Ronshu, Indogaku Bukkyô Gakkai, Vol. 34, December 2007. .
30. KSemendra's DazakarmaplutyavadAna. A Text-critical Edition and Translation of the 50th Chapter of the BodhisattvAvadAnakalpalatA.
31. "SAMmitIyas' Account of the Beginning of the World in the MahAsaMvartanIkathA Ch. 2, Sec. 1 - Sec. 3", Tetsugaku Nempo (Annual of Philosophy), No. 66, March 2007. .
32. An Ezay on Formations of the BuddhAvadAna of the AnavataptagAthA and its Parallels.
33. On the SubhASitamahAratnAvadAnamAlA.
34. "On the Belief in the Sites of the 'Eternal Return' of Buddha --- Thoughts of the Buddhist Pilgrimage in India / Ueber den Glauben an den Orten der ewigen Wiederkehr des Buddhas -- Die Vorstellungen der buddhistischen Pilgerfahrt in India", Ronshu, Indogaku Shukyo Gakkai, Vol. 26, 1999, pp. 77-92.
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35. "Lishiapitanlun (*Lokaprajnapty-abhidharmasastra) as a Cosmological Work of the Sammitiya School", Memoirs of the Chuo Academic Research Institute, No. 27, 1998, pp. 55-91.
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36. "An Essay on the formations ot the Mahavastu (I)", Tsukamoto Keisho Kyojyu Kanreki Kinen Ronbun-shu, Tokyo, 1993, pp. 271-283. .
37. "'Eternal Return' of the Biography of Shakyamuni Buddha", Ronshu, Indogaku Shukyo Gakkai, Vol. 17, 1990, pp. 109-93.
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38. "A Study of the Lalitavistara (III)", Bunka, Tohoku Daigaku Bungaku Kai, Vol. 53, No. 3/4, 1990, pp. 268-249.
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39. "A Study of the Lalitavistara (II)", Ronshu, Tohoku Indogaku Shukyo Gakkai, Vol. 15, 1988, pp. 104-91.
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40. "A Study of the Lalitavistara (I)", Tohoku Indogaku Shukyo Gakkai (Tohoku Association for Indology and Studies of Religion), Vol. 14, 1987, pp. 93-108..
41. On the School of the Lalitavistara.
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