Associate Professor<br />
Associate Professor
Honorary Associate Professor

Contact Details:
Current Projects:
Book on Early Buddhism
Selected Publications:
  • 1999 Chinese-English Dictionary of Polyphonic Characters (Beijing: Sinolingua) (with M. Yang).
  • 1997 The Meditative Way: Readings in the Theory and Practice of Buddhist Meditation (Richmond UK: Curzon Press) (with C. Kang).
  • 1993 Sanskrit Manual: A Quick-reference Guide to the Phonology and Grammar of Classical Sanskrit (New Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass).
  • 1986 The Twilight Language: Explorations in Buddhist Meditation and Symbolism (London: Curzon Press) (with M. Stuart-Fox).
Journal articles
  • 2011 "The historical relationship between the two Chinese Samyuktagama translations" Chung-Hwa Buddhist Journal, January.
  • 2008 “The Two Versions of the ‘Other Translation of Samyuktagama’” Chung-Hwa Buddhist Journal, January.
  • 2007 “The Structure of the Sagatha-Vagga of the Samyutta-NikayaBuddhist Studies Review, May.
  • 2006 “Correspondence Table for Parallels to the Discourses of Majjhima Nikaya: Toward a Revision of Akanuma’s Comparative Catalogue” Journal of the Centre for Buddhist Studies, Sri Lanka, January.
  • 2001 “In Search of the Yongbu: The Lost Talisman of Korea’s Tonghak Religion” The Review of Korean Studies, December (with P. Beirne).
  • 1999 “Conditioned Arising Evolves: Variation and Change in Textual Accounts of the Paticca-samuppada Doctrine” Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, December.
Other Activities and Service:
  • Associate Advisor for PhD students.


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