Download the membership application

Annual membership in the IASBS entitles one to a subscription to our journal, The Pure Land, back copies of which are available online, as well as a connection to the largest international scholarly organization dedicated to Pure Land Buddhist studies.

Membership dues are paid annually. Current rates are as follows:
In Japan:

  • Regular: ¥3,000
  • Student: ¥2,000 (no charge for first year on student membership)
  • Supporting: ¥10,000
  • Life: ¥100,000

Outside Japan:

  • Regular: $20
  • Student: $15 (no charge for first year on student membership)
  • Supporting: $60
  • Life: $600

To apply for membership, please download this membership form and mail it with your membership dues to the district in which you live.