Editors in Chief

  • Rita D. Sherma, The Graduate Theological Union
  • Purushottama Bilimoria, The Graduate Theological Union


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Aims & scope


International Journal of Dharma Studies aims to (i) investigate, present, interpret, and envision the shared and distinct categories of the life-worlds of the Indic Religions, globally, in a (ii) multidisciplinary format with articles from Religious Studies, Philosophy, Ethics, Cultural Studies, Musicology, Film, Contemporary Issues, Sociology, Anthropology, and the Arts, within (iii) a structure that maintains the rigor of conventional academic discourse, but adds methodological contextualization and investigative, epistemic, hermeneutical and evaluative perspectives from these religious and cultural traditions (iv) in conversation with the world’s religions and the concerns of our time.

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Article collections

  • Buddhist Women Masters
    Edited by: Dr Karma Lekshe Tsomo
    Published: 28 August 2015
    Last updated: 6 February 2016

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ISSN: 2196-8802