Monthly Archives: May 2013

Narrating Karma and Rebirth book

Today I sent off the final (final final) typescript for my book Narrating Karma and Rebirth: Buddhist and Jain Multi-life Stories, which will be published by Cambridge University Press early in 2014. The review process has been rigorous and very … Continue reading

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The Battle Books and Boredom

As I was drinking my morning coffee in the Wellington Coffee House today (an expensive but delicious habit formed while the staffroom coffee machine was at the menders) I read about Bhima killing Duḥśāsana by ripping off his arm, then … Continue reading

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