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David Gardiner: Publications & Papers

"Tantric Buddhism in Japan: Shingon, Tendai and the Esotericization of Japanese Buddhism." In Oxford Encyclopedia of Buddhism (10,000 words) (2019)

"Tantric Buddhism in Japan: Saichō and Kūkai." In Oxford Encyclopedia of Buddhism (10,000 words) (2019)

"Kukai's Core Philosophy." In Dao: Companion To Japanese Buddhist Philosophy, edited by Gereon Kopf, Springer Press (2019)

"The Body." In The Buddhist World, edited by John Powers. London: Routledge Press, 2015, 248-261

"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. (Reprinted in Volume 3 of Japanese Religions, ed. Lucia Dolce, 4 vols. London: Sage Publications, 2012)

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