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On this page you will find links to Richard's published articles. Please take your time and enjoy Richard's work through the years. We are adding more articles over the coming months so please check back for new ones.

1998 Organized Bodhisattvas - A Blind Alley in Buddhist Historiography

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'Organized bodhisattvas: a blind alley in Buddhist historiography' in Harrison, P. and Schopen, G. (eds.), Sūryacandråya: Essays in Honour of Akira Yuyama (Swisttal-Odendorf, 1998), pp. 43–56. Reprinted in Mishra, P.K. (ed.), Studies in Hindu and Buddhist Art (New Delhi, 1999)


1997 The Earliest Brahmanical Reference to Buddhism

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'The earliest Brahmanical reference to Buddhism?' in Bilimoria, P. and Mohanty, J.N. (eds.), Relativism, Suffering and Beyond. Essays in memory of Bimal K. Matilal, (Delhi, 1997), pp. 31–49.


1994 What is Pali?

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'What is Pali?' in Geiger, W., Ghosh, B. (transl.), Norman, K.R. (rev. and ed.), A Pali Grammar (Oxford, 1994), pp. xxiii–xxix


1994 The Monk in the Pali Vinaya: Priest or Wedding Guest?

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'The monk in the Påli Vinaya: priest or wedding guest?', Journal of the Pali Text Society vol. XXI (1995), 193–7.


1994 The Buddha And The Jains

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'The Buddha and the Jains: a reply to Professor Bronkhorst', Asiatische Studien XLVIII 4 (1994), pp. 1069–196.


1994 A Buddhologist's Impression of Japanese Buddhism

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'A Buddhologist's impression of Japanese Buddhism' in Clarke, P. and Somers, J. (eds.) Japanese New Religions in the West (1994), pp. 15–24


1993 Understanding Early Buddhist Terminology in its Context

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'Understanding early Buddhist terminology in its context' in Pali Daejangkang Urimal Olmgim Nonmon Moum II/A Korean Translation of Pali Tipitaka Vol. II (Seoul, 1993), pp. 74–101

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