The Institute of Oriental Philosophy
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The Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) is dedicated to advancing scholarly inquiry into Buddhism and other world religions to clarify their universal value, to integrate them into humanity's rich spiritual heritage in the modern age and to solve myriad problems facing humanity today.

On January 27, 1962, the Institute of Oriental Studies was founded in Shinjuku ward, Tokyo for the sake of clarifying the relevance of Buddhism and other world religions in the modern world.... read more


Journal of Oriental Studies
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First issue of IOP Newsletter Published

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Lotus Sutra Manuscript Series

The Lotus Sutra and Its Opening and Closing Sutras
translated by Burton Watson

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