Ui, H.

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Hakuju Ui(1882 - 1963)

Hakuju Ui (1882-1963) was a Doctor of Literature, Emeritus Professor of the University of Tokyo, Member of the Japanese Bachelor's College, and an Indian Philosophy, Buddhist History, and Buddhist Literature Research Expert.
      In 1894, he joined Cao Dongzong and later graduated from Imperial University of Tokyo in 1909. From 1913 to 1917, he went to the UK, Germany, and India to study. In 1919, he was a lecturer at the University of Tokyo. In 1923, he was a professor at Northeastern Imperial University. In 1930, he was a professor at Tokyo Imperial University and received a doctorate in literature. In 1945, he was elected as a member of the Japanese Academy of Sciences and was awarded the honorary professor of the University of Tokyo. In 1953, he received the Cultural Medal. He was fluent in Sanskrit, Chinese, and Tibetan, and has contributed greatly to the study of Buddhist history. His main works include: Buddhist Thought Research (Yanbo Bookstore, 1943), Pan Buddhism (2 volumes, Yanbo Bookstore, 1947-1949), Buddhist Classic History (Dongcheng Publishing House, 1957), Vietnamese and Contradiction Bodhisattva Index (Suzuki Academic Foundation, 1961), Study on Western Region Buddhist Scriptures - Brief Introduction to Dunhuang Yishu (Yanbo Bookstore, 1969), Tibetan Buddhist Scriptures (Masterpieces Press, 1970) Year), and Translation of History Studies (Yanbo Bookstore, 1971). (Accessed and Adapted from List.Wiki July 6, 2020)

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