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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.


1978 The Buddha's Eye, the Evil Eye and Dr Ruelius

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'The Buddha's eye, the evil eye and Dr. Ruelius', in H. Bechert, (ed.) Buddhism in Ceylon and studies on religious syncretism in Buddhist countries: Report on a symposium in Göttingen (Göttingen, 1978), pp. 335-8.


1978 The Duty of a Buddhist According to the Pali Scriptures

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'The duty of a Buddhist according to the Pali scriptures', in  O'Flaherty, W. and Derrett, J. (eds.), The concept of duty in South Asia  (London, 1978), pp. 107-18 .


1977 On Being Sanskritic

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On being Sanskritic: a plea for civilized study and the study of civilization (Oxford, 1978) - Inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 14 October 1977


1975 Buddhist Karma and Social Control

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'Buddhist karma and social control', Comparative Studies in Society and History 17/2 (1975), pp. 212-20.


1975 Ancient Indian Cosmology

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'Ancient Indian cosmology', in Blacker, C. and Loewe, M. (eds.), Ancient Cosmologies (London, 1975), pp. 110-42.


1972 Feminine Elements in Sinhalese Buddhism

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'Feminine elements in Sinhalese Buddhism', Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens vol. 16 (1972), pp. 67-93.


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