Wading into the Stream: Essays in honor of Leslie Kawamura
- About the Book
Leslie S. Kawamura spent his life wading into the stream of wisdom. As a professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Calgary and as an important figure in the early establishment of the AAR Buddhist Studies Group, he contributed great lyto the development of students and to the field of Buddhist studies. Leslie was a renowned scholar of Yogācāra Buddhism, and he had an integral role in the development of Buddhist studies in North America. This collection, honoring Leslie’s life and love of learning, features essays by seventeen friends and colleagues: Martin T. Adam, Wing-cheuk Chan, Andreas Doctor, Michael Hahn,Sarah F. Haynes, John Clifford Holt, Dan Lusthaus, Eva K. Neumaier, Richard K.Payne, Charles S. Prebish, Fa Qing, Naoki Saito, Michelle J. Sorensen, Tom J.F. Tillemans, Leonard W. J. van der Kuijp, Charles Willemen, Paul Williams.Each one of these essays is in dialogue with one of Leslie’s many interests in Buddhism and we hope they will continue to stimulate conversations in the field.