The field of Korean Buddhism, which has a nearly 1,700-year history, has opened up to Western scholars and students with the release of the first comprehensive collection of Korean Buddhist works to be published in any European language. Published: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by Rebecca Kendall, UCLA Today The Korean Buddhist canon contains an exhaustive collection of East Asian Buddhist writings extant in the 13th century, sections of which are included in “The Collected Works of Korean Buddhism.” “The Collected Works of Korean Buddhism,” a 13-volume collection of translations of Korean Buddhist materials, was published in English in July. All the works in the collection also now have a home online, providing even greater access to academics, practitioners and the public at large.

Posted on 14 September, 2012, 3:59pm.