Category Archives: Jain texts

New book: Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative

I am delighted to announce publication of my new book, Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative: Gods, Kings and Other Heroes, in the Routledge series Dialogues in South Asian Traditions. The book is the major output from an … Continue reading

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Paperback edition of Narrating Karma and Rebirth

I have returned from a research trip to find some gratis copies of my book Narrating Karma and Rebirth: Buddhist and Jain Multi-life Stories (Cambridge University Press, 2014) in paperback! It is very pleasing to see that it is now … Continue reading

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Book out: Narrating Karma and Rebirth

I am delighted to announce that my latest monograph, Narrating Karma and Rebirth: Buddhist and Jain Multi-life Stories, is published today, by Cambridge University Press. More information can be found here. The book is the main output from my British … Continue reading

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New research project – The Story of Story

I have spent much of this week in Cardiff kick-starting a new research project with James Hegarty. The three-year project, funded by the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) is called ‘The Story of Story in Early South Asia’ and … Continue reading

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