I am delighted to announce the online publication of the third volume of the Journal of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies (JOCBS). As before, this issue includes articles related to Pali studies, which members of this might find interesting.
Below is the table of contents for this issue. I have been told that the back issues are now available freely.
For details go to www.ocbs.org/ojs
Journal of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies, vol. 3
Editorial. Richard Gombrich
The Chinese Parallels to the Dhammacakkappavattana-sutta (1).
Possible Iranian Origins for the Śākyas and Aspects of Buddhism.
Images of Zanskar.
Ana Carolina Fong
Semen, Viagra and Paṇḍaka: Ancient Endocrinology and Modern Day Discrimination.
Crossing to the Farthest Shore: How Pāli Jātakas Launch the Buddhist
Image of the Boat onto the Open Seas.
New Light on Enlightenment: A Convergence of Recent Scholarship
and Emerging Neuroscience?
William H. Walters
Aśvaghoṣa, Handsome Nanda. Translated by Linda Covill.
Reviewed by James Giles
Buddhism in the Modern World. Edited by David L. McMahan.
Reviewed by Richard Gombrich
Translating Translation: An Encounter with the Ninth-Century Tibetan Version of the Kāraṇḍavyūha-sūtra.
Peter Alan Robert