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Richard Gombrich


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 do check back for new ones.


1984 Temporary Ordination in Sri Lanka

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'Temporary ordination in Sri Lanka', The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies 7/2 (1984), pp. 41-65.


1984 Another View of Widow Burning and Womanliness in India

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Gupta, S. and Gombrich, R. 'Another view of widow-burning and womanliness in Indian public culture', The Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 22/3 (1984), pp. 252-8.


1984 Foreword to 'The Group of Discourses' by K.R. Norman

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'Foreword' in Norman, K.R. (transl.) The Group of Discourses (Sutta-Nipåta), Vol. 1 (London, 1984).


1981 A New Theravadin Liturgy

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'A new Theravådin liturgy', Journal of the Pali Text Society vol. 9 (1981), pp. 47-73. A shortened version is reprinted in Reynolds, F.E. and Carbine, J.A. (eds.) The life of Buddhism (Berkeley, 2000), pp. 180-93.


1980 The Significance of Former Buddhas in the Theravadin Tradition

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'The significance of former Buddhas in Theravådin tradition', in  Balasooriya, S. et al., (eds.) Buddhist studies in honour of Walpola Rahula (London, 1980), pp. 62-72.


1979 'He Cooks Softly': Adverbs in Sanskrit Grammar

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'"He cooks softly": adverbs in Sanskrit grammar', Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London  42/2 (1979), pp. 244-56 .


1978 Kosala-Bimba-Vannana

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'Kosala-Bimba-Vaṇṇānå', in Bechert, H. (ed.) Buddhism in Ceylon and studies on religious syncretism in Buddhist countries: Report on a symposium in Göttingen  (Göttingen, 1978), pp. 281-303.


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