Florin Deleanu is a professor at the International College for Postgraduate Buddhist Studies in Tokyo specializing in the history and epistemology of Yogācāra and “Mainstream” Buddhist meditation in ancient India.

~ Adapted from Oxford Bibliographies

Selected Works (in chronological order)

A very brief summary of the Śrāvakabhūmi: an ancient meditation manual preserved by the Yogācāra school.

Deep contemplative experiences and the philosophical conclusions which they yield are beyond history. Or are they?…

Drawing upon the Yogācārin model, Dharmakīrti explains that the contemplative must first grasp the objects through cognition born of listening, ascertain them through reflection based on reasoning, and finally cognise them through meditative cultivation. This leads to valid perception.