Nobumi IYANAGA (Tokyo)
updated: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 23:52:39 +0900
Research worker in the field of Buddhism; essayist.
Mythology of Buddhism; relationship between Hindu mythology and Buddhist
mythology; 'Saiva divinities or elements in the Buddhism (mainly Chinese
and Japanese); Chinese and Japanese Tantrism; Japanese medieval Buddhism
and political ideology...
ANOTHER FIELD OF INTERESTS:
History of Occidental images of the Orient ("Orientalism"); intellectual
history of European mystic traditions.
"Daijizaiten" (Mahe'svara/'Siva in Chinese and Japanese Buddhism) in
_Hobogirin_, VI, p. 713-765, Tokyo, Paris, 1983.
"Daikokuten" (Mahaakaala/'Siva in Chinese and Japanese Buddhism) in
_Hobogirin_, VII, p. 839-920, Tokyo, Paris, 1994.
"Recits de la soumission de Mahe'svara par Trailokyavijaya", in Michel
Strickmann, ed., _Tantric and Taoist Studies in honour of R. A. Stein_,
III, Institut Belge des Hautes Etudes Chinoises, Bruxelles, 1985, p.
_Genso no Toyo_ (Imaginary Orient. An essay of archeology of the Occidental
Orientalism, from the time of Herodotus to the 16th century), Tokyo,
Seido-sha, 1987 (in Japanese).