Indian Tantra in its many embodiments. Yantras. Jain Stotras. Sanskrit.
issues of legitimation and innovation in the Tibetan Treasure (gter ma) tradition, particularly in relation to biographies of Padmasambhava.
Buddhist philosophy, especially Chinese Madhyamaka thought.; Jizang and his commentaries on Indian Madhyamaka treatises.
the origins and impact of Pure Land Buddhism in Japan, especially the significance of the medieval period in historical and doctrinal contexts.