Research Project Representative
Emeritus Professor, Tōyō University, Tokyo; Lecturer, Chūō Academic Research Institute.Born 1938, Mie Prefecture. Graduated from the Buddhist Studies Department, Faculty of Letters, Tōyō University. Litt.D. Tōyō University (Buddhist Studies).
Bukkyō hiyu reiwa jiten (Dictionary of Buddhist figurative expressions). Edited Mori Shōji. Tokyo : Tōkyōdō Shuppan, 1987. Enlarged edition, Tokyo: Kokusho Kankōkai, 2005.
Kokugo no naka no Bukkyōgo jiten (Dictionary of Buddhist words in Japanese). Edited Mori Shōji. Tokyo : Tōkyōdō shuppan, 1991.
Kairitsu no sekai (World of the regulations). Edited Mori Shōji. Tokyo: Keisuisha, 1993.
Bukkyō ga wakaru yoji jukugo (Dictionary of four character compounds through which to understand Buddhism). Edited Mori Shōji. Tokyo : Tōkyōdō shuppan, 2008.
Genshi Bukkyō kara Abidatsuma e no Bukkyō kyōri no kenkyū (A study of Buddhist Doctrines from Early Buddhism to the Abhidhamma Buddhism). Tokyo : Tōkyōdō shuppan, 1995.
Shoki Bukkyō kyōdan no un'ei rinen to jissai (Ideal and actuality in the operation of the earliest Buddhist order). Tokyo: Kokusho Kankōkai, 2000.
Bukkyōteki mono no mikata - Bukkyō no genten o saguru (The Buddhist vision - Seeking the origins of Buddhism). Tokyo: Kokusho Kankōkai, 2001.
Teacher, Kōsei Gakuen Girls' Junior and Senior High School; Visiting Researcher, Chūō Academic Research Institute.Born 1948, Tokyo. Graduated from the Buddhist Studies Department, Faculty of Letters, Tōyō University. M.A. Tōyō University (Buddhist Studies).Coauthor (assisted revision and annotation)
Shinkokuyaku Daizōkyō Chōagonkyō I. Tokyo: Daizō shuppan, 1993.
Shinkokuyaku Daizōkyō Chōagonkyō III. Tokyo: Daizō shuppan, 1995.
"Ryō Butei no busshō rikai" (Liang Wudi's understanding of the buddha-nature), Shūkyō kenkyū (Vol. 291), 65:4 (1992.3).
"Daijō Nehangyō ni okeru nyoraizō no hiyu" (Similes of tathāgatagarbha in the Mahāyāna Mahāparinirvānasūtra), Indogaku Bukkyōgaku kenkyū 42:1 (1993.12).
"Busshō nanken no jūyu ni mirareru koseika no katei" (Process of individualization in the ten metaphors about the difficulty of discerning the Buddha-nature), Tōyōgaku kenkyū 33 (1996.3).
"Nyoraizōkyō no kyūyu to sono koseika katei" (The nine metaphors in the Tathāgata-garbha Sūtra and their process of individualization), Chūō gakujutsu kenkyūjo kiyō 27 (1998.12).
"Bukkyō kyōiku - 'chie' to 'jihi' to 'inochi'" (Buddhist education - wisdom, compassion and life). Zaidan hōjin Niwano heiwa zaidan, Heiwa to shūkyō 19 (2000.12).
Co-researcher until 2006.
Lecturer, Faculty of Letters, Tōyō University. Member, Chūō Academic Research Institute. Born 1969, Chiba Prefecture. Graduated from the Buddhist Studies Department, Faculty of Letters, Tōyō University. Litt.D. Tōyō University (Buddhist Studies).
"Kṣemendra no denkiteki kijutsu nit suite" (Biographical Accounts of Kṣemendra), Indogaku Bukkyōgaku kenkyū 50:1 (2001.12).
"Konpon uburitsu ni miru u-angochi denshō no eikyō" (The Influence of the Traditional Locations of Sakya-muni's Residence during Rainy Season on the Vinaya of Mūlasarvāstivādin), Bukkyōgaku 46 (2004.12).
"Sharihotsu no nyūmetsu o meguru shodenshō ni tsuite" (The Traditions Related to the parinibbāna of Sāriputta), Indogaku Bukkyōgaku kenkyū 54:1 (2005.12).
"Veesaarii ekibyōtan - shoden no sai to sono ito" (The Legend of Buddha's Visit to Vesālī --The Differences between the Traditions and their Intentions--), Indogaku Bukkyōgaku kenkyū 55:1 (2006.12).
"Atakamo chikara aru hito ga mageta hiji o nobasu ka, nobashita hiji o mageru yō ni" (As a strong Man Might Extend his Flexed Arm or Flex his Extended Arm), Tōyōgaku ronsō (Tōyō daigaku bungakubu kiyō) 61 (2008, 3).
"Pāli jūrokukei to hokuden '~keisha' risuto no taiō kankei" (The correspondence of the Pali sixteen panna to panna-lists of the Northern tradition), Nihon Bukkyō gakkai nenpō 73 (2008.7).
Born 1935, Kyōto Prefecture. Graduated from the Economics Faculty of the University of Tokyo. Worked for the Kawasaki Steel Corporation. MA. Tōyō University (Buddhist Studies).
Born 1979, Chai Nat, Thailand. Lay name Chaitongdi Phrachatpong. A student in the engineering department of Chiangmai University, he left his studies in 1996 and became a novice monk. In 1999 he was ordained a bhikkhu, In 2000 he was sent to Japan by his temple, Wat Thammakai, of the Mahanikai sect, and in 2002 entered Tōyō University. At present he is studying for a doctorate at that university, specializing in Buddhist Studies.