Selected Writings by Professor Ron Epstein Available Online

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Selected
Writings

by

Professor Ron Epstein

Available

Online


Please address any queries to
repstein@sfsu.edu
.



CONTENTS:


Buddhism

Genetic Engineering

Environment and Animal Right
s

Chinese Translations of Publications

Bilingual Chinese
-
English Ver
sions

of Publications

Vietnamese Translations of Publications

Portuguese Translations of Publications



Buddhism


"Ananda's Search for the Mind in Seven Locations."

Vajra
Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of
Orthodox Buddhism
, March, 1975, pp. 17
-
23.

"Animals for Dinner
--
A Karmic Tale."

San Francisco Examiner
, May 21, 19
97, p. A
-
17.

“Application of Buddhist Teachings to Modern Life: The Foundational Role of the Five Moral
Precepts.”
Religion East and West
, Issue 11, October 2012, pp. 52
-
61.

(introduction and annotated translation)

"The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra"
,
Vajra Bodhi
Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism
, No. 9 (Dec., 1970), pp. 11
-
21. Reprinted in Hua,
A General Explanation of the Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra
. San Francisco: Buddhi
st Text
Translation Society, 1974.

"Bridging the Gulf between Monastics and Laypeople,"

Vajra Bodhi Sea
, v. 35, series 82,
August, 2004, pp. 32
-
34.

(compiler and edito
r)
Buddhism A to Z
. IN PRESS.

"Buddhism and Biotechnology."

Edited from a Talk Delivered at "Spiritual Dimensions of Our
Technological Future,"


AHIMSA Sixth Annual Conference, International House, University of
California at Berkeley, Oct. 3, 1998. Published in
Ahimsa Voices: a Quarterly Journal for the
Promotion

of Universal Values5(4),
Oct. 1998, pp. 6
-
7. Reprinted in
Vajra Bodhi Sea
, Jan. 1999,
pp. 39
-
41.

"Buddhism and Measure H: Banning the Growing and Raising of Genetically Modified
Org
anisms in Mendocino County.
"
Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism
,
v. 34, Series 82 (April, 2004), pp. 39
-
43.


“Buddhist Ideas for Attaining World Peace.”

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox
Buddhism
. Pt. 1, v. 30, Series 72 (April 2000) pp. 38
-
39
, 27; Pt. 2, v. 30, Series 72 (May 2000)
pp. 32
-
33; Pt. 3, v. 31, Series 73 (June 2000) pp. 28
-
30; Pt. 4, v. 31, Series 73 (July 2000) pp. 34
-
35, 44.

"A Buddhist Perspective on Animal Rights."

T.S.

“China and America: Buddhist and Interreligious Connections,”

Vajra Bodhi Sea
,
Pt. 1, Dec.

2009
, pp. 39
-
41; Pt. 2, Jan. 2010, pp. 34
-
36, 27;
Pt. 2, Jan. 2010, pp. 34
-
36, 27.


Buddhist Studies
and Buddhist Practice:

How Should Academy and Monastery Relate?


"Clearing Up Some Misconceptions about Buddhism."

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of
Orthodox
Buddhism
, Feb., 1999, pp. 41
-
43.

Environmental Issues: A Buddhist Perspective.

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox
Buddhism,
v. 35, series 83, March 2005, pp. 28
-
31.

"Ethnic Buddhadharma?"
T.S.

"Foreword."
The Fifty Skandha
-
Demon States: A Simple Explana
tion by the Venerable Master
Hsüan Hua.

The Shurangama Sutra,
Volume VIII, pp. vii
-
ix. Burlingame, CA: Buddhist Text
Translation Society, 1996.

"Genetic Engineering: A Buddhist Assess
ment."

Religion East and West
, June, 2001, pp. 39
-
47.

(translation) "The Heart of Prajna Paramita Sutra with the Standless Verse Commentary of the
Venerable Master
Hsüan Hua."


“How to Be a Good President.”

Vajra Bodhi Sea
, March 2012, pp. 30
-
32.

"Imitating Death in the Quest for Enlightenment" T.S.


"The Inner Ecology: Buddhist Ethics and Practice."

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of
Orthodox Buddhism
, March, 1999, pp. 36
-
39.

"The Interior Life."

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism
, Nov. 1998, pp.
47
-
49.

“In this Violent World Can We Live in Peace and Harmony?”
Vajra Bodhi Sea
, June 2011, pp. 35
-
37.

“It is Hard to Encounter a Good Spiritual Teacher: My Teacher, the Venerable Mas
ter Hsuan
Hua.”
Vajra Bodhi Sea
. Part One: October 2011, pp. 41
-
43. Part Two: November 2011, pp. 31
-
33. Part Three:

December 2011, pp. 32
-
35. Part Four: January 2012, pp. 27
-
30. Part Five:
February 2012, pp. 30
-
33.

"Mahamaudgalyayana Visits Another Planet: A Selection from the Scripture Which Is a
Repository of Great Jewels."

Religion East and West
, Issue 5, October, 2005, 133
-
139.


Our Relationship with Nature:

A Buddhist Exploration
.”


"Pollution and the Environment: Some Radically New Ancient Views."

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A
Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism
. Pt. 1, v. 30 (Dec. 1999), pp. 36, 12; Pt. 2, v. 30 (Jan.
20
00), pp. 37
-
38;


Pt. 3, v. 30 (February 2000), pp. 36
-
38, 46.

(translator) Monk in the Grave (Ven. Master Hsuan Hua).
"The Professor Requests a Lecture
From the Monk in the Grave
."
Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism
, July,
1970, pp. 8
-
12.

"
Re
-
Encountering the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua in China
,"
Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly
Journal
of Orthodox Buddhism
, v. 36, ser. 84, June, 2005, pp. 44
-
47.


"Remembrance and Gratitude."

In Memory of the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua
, Volume One.
Burlingame, CA: Buddhist Text Translati
on Society, 1995, pp. 205
-
207.

“The ‘Revolutionary’ Bhikshunis.”
Vajra Bodhi Sea
, June 2012, pp. 58
-
60.


"The So
-
Called Lay 'Sangha' in America."

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Or
thodox
Buddhism
, v. 16, ser. 38, no. 188, Jan. 1986, p. 18. (Chinese translation published in
Wan
-
fo
Ch'eng
, Sept. 1985, p. 18.)

"The
Shurangama Sutra
: a Reappraisal of Its
Authenticity."

A paper presented at the annual
meeting of the American Oriental Society, March 16
-
18, 1976, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"The Transform
ation of Consciousness into Wisdom:

The Path of the Bodhisattva according to
the Ch'eng Wei
-
shih Lun,"
Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism.
Part
One: vol. 15, No. 176 (Jan. 1985), pp. 22
-
23. Part Two: vol. 15, No. 177 (Feb. 1985), pp 15
-
17.
Part Three: vol. 15, No. 178 (March 1985), pp. 14
-
15.

“Vajra Bodhi Sea: Auspicious Beginnings.”
Vajra Bodhi Sea
, April 2010, pp. 34
-
36.

"The Venerable Master Hsuan Hua Bri
ngs the Dharma to the West."

In Memory of the Venerable
Master Hsuan Hua
, Volume One. Burlingame, CA:


Buddhist Text Translation Society, 1995, pp.
59
-
68.

(translation and explanation) Xuanzang (Tripitaka Master).
"Verses Delineating the Eight
Consciousnesses."

Vajra Bodhi Sea: a Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism
; Pt. 1, Dec. 1997,
pp. 37
-
38; Pt. 2, Jan. 1998, pp. 35
-
36; Pt 3,
Feb. 1998, pp. 34
-
35; Pt. 4, March, 1998, pp. 33
-
34;
Pt. 5, April, 1998, pp. 34
-
35; Pt. 6, May, 1998, pp. 31
-
32; Pt. 7, June, 1998, pp. 31
-
32, 45; Pt. 8,
July, 1998, pp. 31
-
32; Pt. 9, Aug., 1998, pp. 32
-
33; Pt. 10, Sept., 1998, pp.; Pt. 11, Oct., 1998, pp.

38
-
39, 42; Pt. 12, Nov., 1998, pp.



Genetic Engineering


"Buddhism and Biotechnology."

Edited from a Talk Delivered at "Spiritual Dimensions of Our
Technological

Future,"


AHIMSA Sixth Annual Conference, International House, University of
California at Berkeley, Oct. 3, 1998. Unedited version entitled "Biotechnology: A
Buddhist/Vedantic Perspective" published in
Ahimsa Voices: a Quarterly Journal for the
Promotion

of Universal Values5(4),
Oct. 1998, pp. 6
-
7. Also reprinted in
Prabuddha Bharata

(Calcutta, India) v. 105 (June 2000) 315
-
316. Edited version entitled "Buddhism and
Biotechnology" reprinted in
Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism
, Jan.
1999, pp. 39
-
41.

"Buddhism and Measure H: Banning the Growing and Raising of Genetically Modified
Organisms in Mendocino County.
"
Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox
Buddhism
,
v. 34, Series 82 (April, 2004), pp. 39
-
43.


"Ethical and Spiritual Issues in Genetic Engineering."

Ahimsa Voices: a Quarterly Journal for
the Promotion of Universal Values
, 5(4), Oct. 1998, pp. 6
-
7.

"Ethical Dangers of Genetic Engineering."

Sy
nthesis/Regeneration
20, Fall, 1999, pp. 2
-
4.

"Genetic Engineering: A Buddhist Assessment."

Religion East and West
, June, 2001, pp. 39
-
47.

"Genetic Engineering: A Major Threat to Vegetarians."

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of
Orthodox Buddhism
,

v. 23, series 55 (February, 1993), pp. 44
-
45.
English with Chinese translation

(slow .pdf
download).

"A Modest Proposal Regarding Genetic Engineering in Mendocino County."

Letter to the Editor
,
Ukiah Daily Journal, January 17, 1999, pp. A6
-
7.

"Redesigning the World: Ethical Questions about Genetic Engineering."

Ethical Issues in
Biotechnology
. Richard Sherlock and John D.
Morrey, eds. Lanham, Boulder, New York, Oxford:
Rowman and Littlefield, 2002, pp.47
-
70.

"Another Voice: Religion and Measure H".

Ukiah Daily Journal
, February 22, 2004.

"Another Voice: Some Common Sense about Measure H".

Ukiah Daily Journal
, February 15,
2004.

"Why
Genetically Engineered Food Should Be Labeled."

1996.

"Why You Should Be Concerned About Genetically Engineered Food."

1996; rpt.
Vajra Bodhi
Sea
, Pt. 1, Feb. 1998, pp. 41
-
42; Pt. 2, March, 1998, pp. 37
-
39.


Environment and Animal Rights


"A Buddhist Perspective on Animal Rights.
"

T.S.

"Animals for Dinner
--
A Karmic Tale."

San Francisco Examiner
, May 21, 1997, p. A
-
17.

"The Inner Ecology: Buddhist Ethics and Practice."

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of
Orthodox Buddhism
, March, 1999, pp. 36
-
39.


Our Relationship with Nature:

A Buddhist
Exploration
.”


"Pollution and the Environment: Some Radically New Ancient Views."

Vajra Bodhi Sea: A
Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism
. Pt. 1, v. 30 (Dec. 1999), pp. 36, 12; Pt. 2, v. 30 (Jan.
2000), pp. 37
-
38; Pt. 3, v. 30 (February 2000), pp. 36
-
38, 46.

Environmental Issues: A Buddhist Perspective.

Vajra Bo
dhi Sea: A Monthly Journal of Orthodox
Buddhism
,

v. 35, series 83, March 2005, pp. 28
-
31


Vietnamese Translations of Publications

“Thượng Nhân Tuyê
n Hóa Hoằng Truyền Phật Pháp Sang Tây Phương.”

“Ngài Đại Mục Kiề
n Liên Viếng Thăm Một Hành Tinh Khác.”




Portuguese Translations of Publications


A transformação da consciência em sabedoria na escola Co
nsciência
-
apenas chinesa de acordo
com o “Cheng Weishi Lun.”



Versos que delineiam as oito consciências.


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