Selected Works

A concise and readable survey of early Buddhist studies, showing the wide evidence we have in support of the authenticity of the EBTs and how we can know about ancient India at all.

We wouldn’t say “this is proof of reincarnation,” but I would say it’s strong evidence of something like it.

Translations by Ajahn Brahmali:

The canonical account of the Buddha’s first days and the story of how the religion was founded.

“It would not be appropriate for me to give the Buddha a powerful laxative.”