Guang Xing Asanga

 

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Dr Guang Xing Asanga 廣興

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Dr Guang Xing Asanga 廣興

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Associate Professor

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Guang Xing received his Ph.D. from School of Oriental and African Studies, the University of London. He is an Associate Professor at the Centre of Buddhist Studies, The University of Hong Kong and Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation Visiting Professor in Buddhism and Contemporary Society at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver 2007, Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies at the Buddhist College of Singapore 2010-2014. His publications include The Concept of the Buddha: Its Evolution from Early Buddhism to the Trikaya Theory (Routledge 2005). He is currently working on two monographs “Filial Piety in Chinese Buddhism” and “Buddhism and Chinese Culture” and has published many papers such as “A Buddhist-Confucian Controversy on Filial Piety” in Journal of Chinese Philosophy and “Buddhist Impact on Chinese Culture” in Asian Philosophy.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of KelaniyaMA
University of KelaniyaMPhil
University of LondonPhD
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2006-07-01The Li Chong Yuet Ming Buddhist Studies Fund: Cnetre of Buddhist Studies at University of Hong Kong
Others
2014-01-01Filial Piety in Chinese Buddhism: Government Matching Grant Scheme Grant
Research Achievement
2009-11-01Common Core Teaching Development Grant: University of Hong Kong
Others
2001-09-01Sutasoma Scholarship 2001-2002: SOAS Centre of Buddhist Studies, University of London
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2015/09-2017/08Senior AdvisorInstitute for Buddhist Studies, Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education
07/1997-presentmemberUK Association for Buddhist Studies
02/2006-12/2007memberAmerican Academy of Religion
07/2004-presentmemberInternational Association of Buddhist Studies
09/1999-presentmemberThe Buddhist Scholars Information Network (H-Buddhism)
2014-2015memberThe selection committee of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation/ACLS Program in Buddhist Studies
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Early Mahayana Buddhism
Early Buddhism
Chinese Buddhist thought and practice
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua英語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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