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David Gardiner: Publications & Papers

"Kukai's Core Philosophy." In Dao: Companion To Japanese Buddhist Philosophy, edited by Gereon Kopf, Springer Press. Forthcoming.

"Body," in The Buddhist World, edited by John Powers, Routledge Press. Forthcoming. (Contribution requested by the editor.)

“Paths across Borders: Comparative Reflections on Japanese and Indo-Tibetan Models of the Buddhist Path.” Pacific World: Journal of the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Third Series, No. 12, Fall 2010: 127-145.

Selected translations from Kûkai’s Benkenmitsu nikyôron, Sokushin jôbutsugi, Jûjûshinron and Shôji jissôgi, in Sourcebook in Japanese Philosophy.University of Hawaii Press, 2011: 149-175.

“Transcendence and Immanence in Kûkai’s Thought.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Esoteric Buddhist Studies, Koyasan University, 2008.

“Metaphor and Mandala in Shingon Buddhist Theology.” Sophia: International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysical Theology and Ethics, 47/1:43-55 (April 2008).

“Saicho” and “Ennin” (two entries). Encyclopedia of Buddhism. New York: Macmillan, 2003.

“Transmission Problems?: Kûkai and the Early Dissemination of Esoteric Buddhist Texts.” Japanese Religions 28/1: 5-68 (January 2003).

"The Consecration of the Monastic Compound at Mt. Koya.” In Tantra in Practice, ed. by David White, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.

"Buddhist Spirituality in the Heian and Kamakura Periods." In Buddhist Spirituality II: Later China, Korea, Japan and the Modern World. Crossroads Press, 1999.

"Japan's First Shingon Ceremony." In Religions of Japan in Practice, ed. by George Tanabe, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999.

"Mandala, Mandala on the Wall: Variations of Usage in the Shingon School." In Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, 19:2, 1996: 245-79.