NAKAMURA, Susumu Winston

NAKAMURA, Susumu Winston. California 17.3.1908 — Berkeley 15.6.1989. U.S. Buddhist Scholar. M.A. Studied Tibetan at Berkeley under Lessing (M.A.), but never completed his Ph.D. Taught Japanese as Lecturer at Universities of Colorado (in Boulder, during WW II) and Berkeley. Married Fumie Yancgisana, at least one son.

Publications: “Pradakshina, a Buddhist form of obeisance”, W. Popper Vol. 1951, 345-354; “Pushpa-pūjā, Flower Offering in Buddhism”, Orient 11, 1958, 177-180.

Sources: Stray notes in

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