IBCJBS Volume 1, 2019

Table of Contents

An Examination of the concepts of Reality and Appearance in Kantian and Buddhist Thoughts  ........... 1
Kapila Abhayawansa

Orthographical Sanskritisation in the Udãnavarga ................................................................................... 23
Ānandajoti Bhikkhu

A Brief Note on the Restoration of the Forest-Monk Tradition in 19 th Century in Thailand ..................... 37
Pathompong Bodhiprasiddhinand

Does Buddhism really promote gender equality? .................................................................................... 55
Petrina Coventry

Critical Buddhist Studies:The Ancient Ābhidhārmika Standpoint ............................................................. 69
KL Dhammajoti

The Wandering of the Buddhas: A Commentarial Exposition .................................................................. 79
Gyanabodhi (Sajal Barua)

An Exposition of the Cognitive Process of Theravāda Abhidhamma ....................................................... 97
Wimal Hewamanage

The Life Story of Khache Nono, known as Lama Tshulkhrims Nyima, of Ladakh ..................................... 111 
Lozang Jamspal

Early Buddhism: A New Definition ............................................................................................................. 123
Vijitha Kumara

Liberation Buddhology – A Thai Global Perspective ........................................................................... 137
Tavivat Puntarigvivat

The Development of Aśubha Meditation in the Sarvāstivādin Tradition .............................................. 163
Fa Qing

Realities of Human Slavery and Buddhist Theoretical Explanations .................................................... 181
Samantha Rajapaksha

Abhidharmadīpa and Vibhāṣāprabhā , on Sāṁkhya: Reconstructing a Lesser-Known Refutation of Pradhāna ......... 199
Mattia Salvini

The Buddhist Concept of Hospitality: A Value That “Connects” People ......................................... 211
G. A. Somaratne