About the Journal

The "Journal of International Buddhist Studies" (JIBS) is an open-access journal. We publish research articles and academic articles. All the articles published are peer-reviewed by at least two experts via the double-blinded review system.

Full Edition Title:   Journal of International Buddhist Studies
The frequency of Issue:   Twice a year in June and December
ISSN:   1906-6244
e-ISSN:   2586-9620
Publisher:   Buddhist Research Institute, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University
Language:   English
Since:   2009

Aims and Scope

          JIBS is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research papers and reviews to foster dialogue and exchange of ideas among Buddhist scholars and practitioners worldwide. It serves as a platform for disseminating innovative and impactful research, promoting academic rigor and intellectual growth within Buddhist studies.
          The scope of JIBS encompasses a wide range of topics related to Buddhism, such as philosophy, psychology, ethics, meditation, mindfulness, social engagement, interfaith dialogue, and the intersection of Buddhism with other disciplines such as science, psychology, and education. JIBS welcomes submissions from researchers, scholars, and practitioners around the world on topics including:

          Buddhist Practices on Mental Health and Well-being
                This topic explores how Buddhist teachings and practices align with scientific findings and psychological theories, offering insights into mindfulness, meditation, and the effects of Buddhist practices on mental health and well-being. 

            Buddhist Principles in Social Engagement and Ethical Decision-making
                  This area examines how Buddhist teachings can address social and environmental issues, promoting compassion, sustainability, and social justice. It explores topics such as engaged Buddhism, Buddhist perspectives on environmental ethics, and the role of Buddhist values in shaping ethical leadership and decision-making processes. 

            The Concept of Buddhist Wisdom
                  Disclosure of outstanding Buddhist knowledge by collecting, analyzing, synthesizing, and comparing Buddhist knowledge from the Tripitaka Buddhist scriptures and literature to present outstanding and interesting knowledge of Buddhism for further study and practice.

            Other related Buddhist Studies (Religious Studies, Social Sciences, and Arts & Humanities)

Current Issue

Vol. 14 No. 2 (2023)
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