Research ​and Achievements

Books

  1. NISHI Yasutomo. 2019. Saddharmapuṇḍarīka, Central Asian (Kashgar Manuscript) and Gilgit-Nepalese (Kern-Nanjio’s Edition) Recensions of Transcription in Roman Script, Reverse Word Index, Philosophica Mahāyāna Buddhica Monograph Series 2. Chuo Academic Research Institute. 321pp.

  2. NISHI Yasutomo. 2019. Saddharmapuṇḍarīka, Central Asian (Kashgar Manuscript) and Gilgit-Nepalese (Kern-Nanjio’s Edition) Recensions of Transcription in Roman Script, Word Index, Philosophica Mahāyāna Buddhica Monograph Series 1. Chuo Academic Research Institute. 283pp.

  3. William PRUITT, NISHI Yasutomo, OUSAKA Yumi and et al. 2017. To Digitize Myanmar Manuscripts, Manuscripts List and Digital Book Production, Philosophica Asiatica Monograph Series 4. Chuo Academic Research Institute. 128pp.

  4. NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2017. Vimalakīrti-nirdeśa Metre Analysis, word index and reverse word Index, 2nd Edition, Philosophica Asiatica Monograph Series 3. Chuo Academic Research Institute. 120pp.

  5. NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2017. Jinālaṅkāra: Metre Analysis, pāda index and word index, 2nd Edition, Philosophica Asiatica Monograph Series 2. Chuo Academic Research Institute. 78pp.

  6. NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2016. Vimalakīrti-nirdeśa Word Index and Reverse Word Index, Philosophica Asiatica Monograph Series 2. Chuo Academic Research Institute. 98pp.

  7. KASAMATSU Sunao, NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2013. Index to the Milindapañha. the Pali Text Society. 311pp.

  8. NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2011. Saddharmapuṇḍarīka Pāda Index and Reverse Pāda Index, Philologica Asiatica Monograph Series 27. Chuo Academic Research Institute. 203pp.

  9. NISHI Yasutomo. 2010. A Study of Skillful Means Thought on the Saddharmapuṇḍarīka. Doctor of Buddhist Studies’ dissertation. Taisho University. 400pp.

  10. NISHI Yasutomo. 2001. A Characteristic of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka on Grammar with a Central Focus on Nidāna. Master’s dissertation, Taisho University. 100pp.

 

Papers

<Buddhist Studies>

  1. NISHI Yasutomo. 2019. “Examining the Sanskritization of the Saddharmapuṇḍarīka-A Study of Synonyms in the Text-.” Journal of Indian and Buddhist Studies 67(3): 1106(64)-1111(69).

  2. NISHI Yasutomo and OUSAKA Yumi. 2018. “Methods of Verifying the Compilation of Saddharmapundarīka Manuscripts and Fragments ―The Need for a Comprehensive Romanized Index of Saddharmapundarīka Manuscripts and Fragments―.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 47: 119-136.

  3. NISHI Yasutomo and OUSAKA Yumi. 2018. “Production by Computer of Word Index to All Pāli Texts in PTS Edition.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 47: 137-150.

  4. NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2018. “Skillful Means: Developments in Indian and East Asian Buddhism.” In Eds. Christoph Bochinger, Jörg Rüpke. Dynamics of Religion Past and Present: 1802-1806.

  5. NISHI Yasutomo. 2017. “Examples of sāntika-, santika- and antika- in Saddharmapuṇḍarīka.” Journal of Indian and Buddhist Studies 66(1): 390(103)-386(107).

  6. NISHI Yasutomo. 2016. “On the Skilful Means in Saddharmapuṇḍarīka: Centered on Chapter II.” In Mitomo Kenyo. ‘Guiding Lights’ for the ‘Perfect Nature.’: Studies on the Nature and the Development of Abhidharma Buddhism A Commemorative Volume in Honor of Prof. Dr. Kenyo Mitomo for his 70th Birthday. Tokyo: (469)494-(507)456.

  7. NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2015. “Report on XXIst International Association for the History of Religions our Panel: Skillful Means, Developments in Indian and East Asian Buddhism.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 44: 138-139.

  8. NISHI Yasutomo. 2015. “'kridapanaka-' in Saddharmapuṇḍarīka Central Asian Manuscript.” Journal, Research Institute of Eastern Culture (19): 1-18.

  9. NISHI Yasutomo. 2014. “An Annotated Translation of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka Central Asian Manuscripts (2): Upamā-parivartaḥ.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 43: 145-159.

  10. NISHI Yasutomo. 2014. “A Re-evaluation of the term saṃdhābhāṣya- in the Saddharmapuṇḍarīka.” (Section 8, the Proceedings of the Seventy-second Annual Convention of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies.) Journal of Religious Studies 87 (Suppl.): 325-326.

  11. NISHI Yasutomo. 2013. “An Annotated Translation of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka Central Asian Manuscripts: Upamā-parivartaḥ.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 42: 73-82.

  12. NISHI Yasutomo. 2013. “A Study of the Process of the Evolution of the Saddharmapuṇḍarīka.” (Section 4, Research Reports, the Proceedings of the Seventy-first Annual Convention.) Journal of Religious Studies 86(4): 954-955.

  13. NISHI Yasutomo. 2011. “Zen Buddhism in Saddharmapuṇḍarīka.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 40: 138-146.

  14. NISHI Yasutomo. 2011. “A fundamental concept of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka.” Journal of the Graduate School, Taisho University (35): 92-95.

  15. NISHI Yasutomo. 2010. “Translation of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka of Central Asian manuscripts into Japanese, Upama-parivartah (2).” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 39: 107-119.

  16. NISHI Yasutomo. 2009. “Translation of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka of Central Asian manuscripts into Japanese, Upama-parivartah.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 39: 131-151.

  17. NISHI Yasutomo. 2008. “Translation of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka of Central Asian manuscripts into Japanese, Upāyakauśalya-parivartah.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 37: 213-236.

  18. NISHI Yasutomo. 2008. “The Word of tathāgatatve in Saddharmapuṇḍarīka Chapter 2.” CANDANA 2008(3).

  19. NISHI Yasutomo. 2008. “Examples of Śūnya in the Lotus Sutra : Saddharmapuṇḍarīka.” (Section 5, the Proceedings of the Sixty-sixth Annual Convention of the Japanese Association for Religious Studies.) Journal of Religious Studies 81 (4): 1070-1071.

  20. NISHI Yasutomo. 2007. “The Word of Śūnya in the Lotus Sutra : Saddharmapuṇḍarīka.” The Proceedings of Association for Regional and Culture Studies (20): 6.

  21. NISHI Yasutomo. 2007. “Translation of Saddharmapuṇḍarīka of Central Asian manuscripts into Japanese, Nidāna-parivartah.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 36: 213-236.

  22. NISHI Yasutomo. 2007. “Interpretation of “Ten Suchness” and its Transition.” In Essays on Sanskrit and Buddhist culture : Professor Yoshihiro Matsunami's felicitation volume presented to him on his seventieth birthday: 567-581.

  23. NISHI Yasutomo. 2006. “The Grammatical Feature of the Saddharmapuṇḍarīka-sūtra (3).” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 35: 118-129.

  24. NISHI Yasutomo. 2005. “The Spirit of Indian Philosophy: A Sourcebook in Indian Philosophy.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 34: 171-179.

  25. NISHI Yasutomo. 2004. “The Grammatical Feature of the Saddharmapuṇḍarīka-sūtra: ―Upāyakauśalya-parivartaḥ―.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 35: 118-129.

  26. NISHI Yasutomo. 2002. “The Grammatical Feature of the Saddharmapuṇḍarīka-sūtra: ―Nidāna-parivartaḥ―.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 31: 240-243.

<Interfaith Dialogue>​

  1. NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2017. “Buddhist-Christian Relations in Japan: A Buddhist Perspective.” In ed. Perry Schmidt-Leukel. Buddhist-Christian Relations in Asia, EOS: 263-289.

  2. NISHI Yasutomo. 2016. “Inter-religious Dialogue and Practical Cooperation in Japan: Research Institutes with Religious Organizations among the Religions as a Medium.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 44: 114-136.

  

<Developments of ICT Program​ Tools>

  1. OUSAKA Yumi and NISHI Yasutomo. 2017. “Automatic Analysis of the Canon in Middle Indo-Aryan by Personal Computer IV.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 46: 97-105.

  2. OUSAKA Yumi and NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2014. “Remarks on revised part of the tools.” on Academia.edu.

  3. OUSAKA Yumi and NISHI Yasutomo and et al. 2012. “Automatic Analysis of the Canon in Middle Indo-Aryan by Personal Computer (3) with Jar Files and Their Programs by Java.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 41: 35-52.

  

<Report on Coordinating Projects and Investigations>

  1. NISHI Yasutomo. 2017. “The Activities of Chuo Academic Research Institute −Its Projects and Investigations–.” Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute Vol. 45: 211-221.