Publications

Books and Edited Volumes

Himalayan Passages: Tibetan and Newar Studies in Honor of Hubert Decleer. Edited by Andrew Quintman and Benjamin Bogin. Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism [peer reviewed series], Boston: Wisdom Publications. 2014.

The Yogin and the Madman: Reading the Biographical Corpus of Tibet's Great Saint Milarepa. South Asia Across the Disciplines Series. New York: Columbia University Press. 2013. Recipient of the American Academy of Religion's 2014 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in Textual Studies.

Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism. (contributing author). Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2013.

The Life of Milarepa. New York: Penguin Classics. 2010.

Buddhism on the Border: The Formation of Religious Tradition on the Frontier of Tibet and Nepal. In preparation.

The Life of the Buddha at Jonang: Literature and Art in Place. In preparation, co-authored with Kurtis Schaeffer.

Reading Tibetan Literature. Edited volume, co-edited with Janet Gyatso and Kurtis Schaeffer.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

"Wrinkles in Time: On the Problem of Mi la ras pa's Dates." Under review with Acta Orientalia.

"Opening the Eyes of Faith: Constructing Tradition in a Sixteenth-Century Catalogue of Tibetan Religious Poetry" Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines. Spring 2015. Co-authored with Stefan Larsson.

“Redacting Sacred Landscape in Nepal: The Vicissitudes of Yolmo’s Tiger Cave Lion Fortress.” In Highland Passages: Himalayan Studies in Honor of Hubert Decleer. Boston: Wisdom Publications. 2014.

"Life Writing as Literary Relic: Image, Inscription, and Consecration in Tibetan Biography." Material Religion 9, no. 4 (2013). PDF

Between History and Biography: Notes on Zhi byed ri pa’s Illuminating Lamp of Sun and Moon Beams, a Fourteenth-Century Biographical State of the Field.” Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines, no. 23, Avril (2012). PDF

Marriage, Kinship, and Inheritance in Zhi byed ri pa’s Account of Mi la ras pa’s Early Life.” Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines, no. 23, Avril (2012). Co-authored with Geoff Childs. PDF

Toward a Geographic Biography: Milarepa’s Life in the Tibetan Landscape.” Numen 55, no. 4 (2008): 363-410. PDF

Reviews / Anthologies / Encyclopedia & Dictionary Entries / Reports

Review of Rolf Stein’s Tibetica Antiqua. By Rolf A. Stein. Journal of the American Oriental Society. Forthcoming.

“Milarepa Returns to the Land of His Birth.” In Norton Anthology of World Religions. Edited by Donald S. Lopez, Jr. New York: W. W. Norton & Co2014.

"Himalayan Connections: Disciplines, Geographies, Trajectories - A workshop report," Himalaya, the Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies: Vol. 33: No. 1, Article 18. 2014. (With Austin Lord and Sara Shneiderman)

“Readings from The Life of Milarepa.” In Sources of Tibetan Tradition. Edited by Matthew Kapstein, Kurtis Schaeffer and Gray Tuttle. New York:  Columbia University Press. 2013.

“Milarepa.” Oxford Bibliographies Online, Buddhism. Ed. Richard Payne. New York: Oxford University Press. Spring, 2012. LINK

Review of The Culture of the Book in Tibet. By Kurtis Schaeffer. History of Religions. Spring, 2012.

“Kagyu.” Oxford Bibliographies Online, Buddhism. Ed. Richard Payne. New York: Oxford University Press. 2011. LINK

“Marpa.” Oxford Bibliographies Online, Buddhism. Ed. Richard Payne. New York: Oxford University Press. 2011. LINK

Review of King of the Empty Plain:  The Tibetan Iron-Bridge Builder Tangtong Gyalpo, By Cyrus Stearns. Religious Studies Review 36, no. 1 (2010).

Review of Angry Monk:  Reflections on Tibet, directed by Luc Schaedler. Education About Asia 13, no. 1 (2008): 57-8.

Review of King of the Empty Plain:  The Tibetan Iron-Bridge Builder Tangtong Gyalpo, By Cyrus Stearns. Journal of the American Academy of Religion 76, no. 3 (2008): 709-712.

“Mi-la-ras-pa.” Encyclopedia of Religion, Second Edition. New York: Macmillan Reference. 2005.

Review of Buddhism A to Z, edited by Ronald Epstein. Journal of Asian Studies 63, no. 4 (2004): 1073.

“Bka’ brgyud,” “Jo khang,” “Kailāsa,” “Karma pa,” “Ma gcig lab sgron,” “Mahāmudrā,” “Mahāsiddha,” “Mar pa,” “Mi la ras pa,” “Nāropa,” “Potala.”  Robert Buswell, ed. Encyclopedia of Buddhism. New York: Macmillan Reference. 2004.