Buddhist Beasts: Reflections on Animals in Asian Religions and Culture-Published Papers

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We are excited to announce that several papers presented at the Buddhist Beast: Reflections on Animals in Asian Religions and Culture conference has been published in recent issues of Religions. They will also be compiled in the forthcoming Special Issue titled “Buddhist Beasts: Reflections on Animals in Asian Religions and Cultures”. We will be adding to this list as more papers become published. Please click on the links below to download the articles.

  1. Ann Heirman (Ghent University): “How to Deal with Dangerous and Annoying Animals: A Vinaya Perspective”
    Religions 10 no. 2 (2019): 113, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10020113
  2. Phyllis Granoff (Yale University): “For the Love of Dogs: Finding Compassion in a Time of Famine in Pali Buddhist Stories”
    Religions 10 no. 3 (2019): 183, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10030183
  3. Reiko Ohnuma (Dartmouth): “The Heretical, Heterodox Howl: Jackals in Pāli Buddhist Literature”
    Religions 10 no. 3 (2019): 221, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10030221
  4. Geoff Barstow (Oregon State University): “Monastic Meat: The Question of Meat Eating and Vegetarianism in Tibetan Buddhist Monastic Guidelines (bca’ yig)”
    Religions 10 no. 4 (2019): 240, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10040240
  5. Huaiyu Chen (Arizona State University): “The Road to Redemption: Killing Snakes in Medieval Chinese Buddhism”
    Religions 10 no. 4 (2019): 247, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10040247