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Buddhist studies, also known as Buddhology (although the latter term is sometimes reserved for the study of Buddhas rather than that of Buddhism as a whole), is the academic study of Buddhism. [1]

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Academia is the internationally recognized establishment of professional scholars and students, usually centered around colleges and universities, who are engaged in higher education and research.

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Alex Wayman (January 11, 1921 – September 22, 2004) was a Tibetologist, and Indologist, and worked as a professor of Sanskrit at Columbia University.

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Anthropology is the study of humanity.

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Area studies are interdisciplinary fields of research and scholarship pertaining to particular geographical, national/federal, or cultural regions.

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Étienne Paul Marie Lamotte (1903–1983) was a Belgian priest and Professor of Greek at the Catholic University of Louvain, but was better known as an Indologist and the greatest authority on Buddhism in the West in his time.

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In Buddhism, buddhahood (बुद्धत्व; बुद्धत्त or बुद्धभाव) is the state of perfect enlightenment (सम्यक्सम्बोधि; सम्मासम्बोधि) attained by a buddha (or;; Pali/Sanskrit for "awakened one").

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Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy (Sanskrit: dharma; Pali: धम्म dhamma) that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one").

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Buddhist philosophy is the elaboration and explanation of the delivered teachings of the Buddha as found in the Tripitaka and Agama.

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Buddhology is the study of the Buddha or Buddhahood.

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The California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is a private, non-profit institution of higher education founded in 1968 and based in San Francisco, California.

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Charles Rockwell Lanman (July 8, 1850–February 20, 1941) was an American scholar of the Sanskrit language.

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Chinese (汉语 / 漢語; Hànyǔ or 中文; Zhōngwén) is a group of related but in many cases mutually unintelligible language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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ChristianityFrom the Ancient Greek word Χριστός, Christos, a translation of the Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", together with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Columbia University (officially Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.

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Eberhart (Edward) Julius Dietrich Conze (1904 – September 24, 1979) was an Anglo-German scholar probably best known for his pioneering translations of Buddhist texts.

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Eugène Burnouf (April 8, 1801 – May 28, 1852) was an eminent French scholar and orientalist who made significant contributions to the deciphering of Old Persian cuneiform.

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Fyodor Ippolitovich Shcherbatskoy or Stcherbatsky (Фёдор Ипполи́тович Щербатско́й) (1 October 1866 – 18 March 1942), often referred to in the literature as F. Th.

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Established in 1817 by King William I of the Netherlands, Ghent University (Universiteit Gent, abbreviated as UGent) is a public research university located in Ghent, Belgium.

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Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.

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The Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (Heidelberg University, Ruperto Carola) is a public research university located in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Henry Clarke Warren (1854—1899) was an American scholar of Sanskrit and Pali.

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Hermann Oldenberg (October 31, 1854, Hamburg – March 18, 1920, Göttingen) was a German scholar of Indology, and Professor at Kiel (1898) and Göttingen (1908).

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History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past, particularly how it relates to humans.

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The Humboldt University of Berlin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) is one of Berlin's oldest universities, founded in 1810 as the University of Berlin (Universität zu Berlin) by the liberal Prussian educational reformer and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt, whose university model has strongly influenced other European and Western universities.

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The is a Jodo Shinshu-affiliated seminary and graduate school, located in Berkeley, California.

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Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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Jeffrey Hopkins (born 1940) is an American Tibetologist.

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Judaism (from Iudaismus, derived from Greek Ἰουδαϊσμός, originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; in Hebrew:, Yahadut, the distinctive characteristics of the Judean ethnos) encompasses the religion, philosophy, culture and way of life of the Jewish people.

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Lhundub Sopa (born Tsang, Tibet, 1923 - died Deer Park Buddhist Center, Oregon, Wisconsin, August 28, 2014) was a Tibetan monk.

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Louis Étienne Joseph Marie de La Vallée-Poussin (1 January 1869 – 18 February 1938) was a Belgian Indologist and scholar of Buddhist Studies.

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (also referred to as LMU or the University of Munich, in German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) is a public research university located in Munich, Germany.

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Naropa University is a private liberal arts college in Boulder, Colorado, United States.

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Otto Karl Julius Rosenberg (Оттон Оттонович Розенберг; Friedrichstadt (now Jaunjelgava, Latvia) – November 26, 1919) was a Russian scholar who created a system of organizing Chinese characters in a dictionary format, which eventually resulted in the Four Corner Method.

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Pali is a Prakrit language native to the Indian subcontinent.

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Paul Carus (18 July 1852 – 11 February 1919) was a German-American author, editor, a student of comparative religion, from Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Studies of Selected Pivotal Ideas, edited by Philip P. Wiener (Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1973–74).

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Paul Demiéville (13 September 1894 – 23 March 1979) was a Swiss-French sinologist and Orientalist known for his studies of the Dunhuang manuscripts and Buddhism and his translations of Chinese poetry, as well as for his 30-year tenure as co-editor of T'oung Pao.

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Philosophy is the study of the general and fundamental nature of reality, existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.

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Religious studies is the academic field of multi-disciplinary, secular study of religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions.

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, one of the oldest universities in Japan, was founded in 1580, when a seminary was established as a learning center for young monks of the Nichiren shu.

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Saint Petersburg (p) is the second largest city in Russia, politically incorporated as a federal subject (a federal city).

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Sanskrit (Sanskrit: or, originally, "refined speech") is the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, and a literary language that was in use as a lingua franca in Greater India.

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SOAS, University of London (the School of Oriental and African Studies) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the University of London.

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The Sorbonne is an edifice of the Latin Quarter, in Paris, France, which was the historical house of the former University of Paris.

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Sylvain Lévi (March 28, 1863 – October 30, 1935) was an orientalist and indologist.

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Thomas William Rhys Davids (12 May 1843 – 27 December 1922) was a British scholar of the Pāli language and founder of the Pali Text Society.

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The Tibetic languages are a cluster of mutually unintelligible Sino-Tibetan languages spoken primarily by Tibetan peoples, who live across a wide area of eastern Central Asia bordering the Indian subcontinent, including the Tibetan Plateau and the northern Indian subcontinent in Baltistan, Ladakh, Nepal, Sikkim, and Bhutan.

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The University of Bonn (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn) is a public research university located in Bonn, Germany.

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The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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The University of Chicago (U of C, Chicago, or UChicago) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois.

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The University of Hamburg (Universität Hamburg) is a comprehensive university in Hamburg, Germany.

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The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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University of the West (commonly known as UWest) is a private, not-for-profit, university located in Rosemead, California.

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, abbreviated as, is a research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

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The University of Vienna (Universität Wien) is a public university located in Vienna, Austria.

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The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, "UW", or regionally as, UW–Madison, or simply Madison) is a public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.

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The Utah State University (USU) is a public research university in Logan, Utah.

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The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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