October 2019–January 2020. University of British Columbia
Project title: “Beliefs, Practices and Integration of borderland knowledge: A Study of Mahāvaipulya- mahāsamnipāta sūtra under the view of Intellectual History”
Ouyang Zipei is my name. I completed an MA at Southwest University with a dissertation about the Lao-zi philosophy. Now I am currently pursuing a Ph.D. in East China Normal University, focusing on the history of Buddhism thought in Medieval China and the Dao-Buddhist Interactions. My main research and also my PhD dissertation is “Beliefs, Practices and Integration of Borderland Knowledge: A Study of Mahāvaipulya- mahāsamnipāta sūtra under the view of Intellectual History”, which is concentrating on the 60-volume Chinese translation of the Mahāsamnipāta sūtra, I will place this sūtra within the perspective of intellectual history and conduct a study on the Buddhist beliefs, practices and mutual integration of borderland knowledge in medieval China.