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
  6. Barbara Ambros (UNC Chapel Hill): “Partaking of Life: Buddhism, Meat-Eating, and Sacrificial Discourses of Gratitude in Contemporary Japan”
    Religions 10 no. 4 (2019): 279, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10040279
  7. Naomi Appleton (University of Edinburgh): “What Does It Mean To Be a Badly Behaved Animal? An Answer from the Devadatta Stories of the Pāli Jātakas”
    Religions 10 no. 4 (2019): 288, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10040288
  8. Koichi Shinohara (Yale University): “Animals in Medieval Chinese Biographies of Buddhist Monks”
    Religions 10 no. 6 (2019): 348, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10060348
  9. Michael Nylan (University of California, Berkeley): “Humans as Animals and Things in Pre-Buddhist China”
    Religions 10 no. 6 (2019): 360, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10060360
  10. Daniel M. Stuart (University of South Carolina): “Becoming Animal: Karma and the Animal Realm Envisioned through an Early Yogācāra Lens”
    Religions 10 no. 6 (2019): 363, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10060363
  11. Lina Verchery (Harvard University): “Both Like and Unlike: Rebirth, Olfaction, and the Transspecies Imagination in Modern Chinese Buddhism”
    Religions 10 no. 6 (2019): 364, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10060364
  12. Petra Maurer (Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities): “Humanizing Horses: Transitions in Perception and Perspective”
    Religions 10 no. 6 (2019): 375, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10060375
  13. Gilles Tarabout (Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)): “Compassion for Living Creatures in Indian Law Courts”
    Religions 10 no. 6 (2019): 383, https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10060383 (registering DOI)