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Cuong Mai

Cuong Mai is a PhD candidate from Indiana University Bloomington. He is currently working on a dissertation on Sui-Tang Pure Land practices and ideology, focusing on Amitābha cultic activity and self-cultivation techniques as seen in Longmen epigraphy, Dunhuang colophons, stele inscriptions, hagiography, mortuary texts, and scholastic treatises. His research also includes a study and translation of Jiacai's 迦才 "Pure Land Treatise" (Jingtu lun 淨土論, T.1963, 7th century CE). For the DDB he is contributing Vietnamese readings of Chinese Buddhist terms. [2004/07/16]