Editor: Hisao Inagaki
Major publications: A
Tri-lingual Glossary of the Sukhavativyuha
Sutras (1984), A Dictionary
of Japanese Buddhist Terms (1984,85, 88, 2003), Anantamukhanirhara-dharani
Sutra and Jnanagarbha's Commentary (1987), A Glossary of Zen Terms
(1991 & 95), The Three Pure Land Sutras: a study and translation (1994, 95, 2000), The Three Pure Land Sutras (BDK English Tripitaka 12-II,III,IV, 1995, 2003).
The Amida Sutra Mandala: an iconography with the text of the Amida Sutra (1995), T'an-luan's Commentary on Vasubandhu's
Discourse on the Pure Land: a study and translation (1998), Nagarjuna's
Discourse on the Ten Stages: translation
and study of the verses and the
chapter on the Easy Practice (1998), and Home-page "Jodo Mandala" (1998). Amida Dharani Sutra and Jnanagarbha's Commentary: An annotated translation
from Tibetan of the Anantamukha-nirhara-dharani Sutra and Tika (1999).
Kyogyoshinsho (BDK English Tripitaka, 2004). Shan-tao's Kannenbomon (2005), Thus I have Heard from Rennyo Shonin (Rennyo Shonin's Goichidaiki-kikigaki)(Romania, 2008), Liturgy for Birth (Ojoraisan)(Singapore, 2009).
Translations of other Buddhist texts: Pratyutpanna-samadhi Sutra, Shan-tao's Pan-chou tsan, Kukai's Sokushin-jobutsugi, Kakuban's Amida-hishaku, etc.
Mailing address: A-1911, Akutagawacho 1-2, Takatsuki 569-1123, Japan
RECEIVED BUKKYO DENDO KYOKAI (BDK) AWARD
"Hisao Inagaki (age 79), Professor Emeritus of Ryukoku Univesity (Kyoto, Japan) was the recipient of this year's 43rd Bukkyo Dendo Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented by the Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai to those who have made a significant contribution to the promotion of Buddhism. After receiving his PhD from the University of London, Inagaki taught Buddhism at the university before returning to Japan to become a professor at Ryukoku. Following retirement, he served as a visiting professor at University of California (Berkeley), University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Leiden University in Holland. Aside from his teaching career, Inagaki also held offices for the International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies and had written books including A Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Terms, A Glossary of Zen Terms as well as many other translation works on Jodo Shinshu." = http://international.hongwanji.or.jp/html/0905_2.html
Inagaki receiving the certificate of the award from the Director.