Selected Works

The surprising history of the Diamond Seat—and the drama surrounding it—in the centuries after the Buddha first sat there.

An excoriating but faithful look “behind the scenes” at some of the problems of contemporary Theravada in South(east) Asia.

A tour of pre-modern, Buddhist bridges and a comment on the deeper roots of engaged Buddhism.

The inspiring (and frustrating) story of one modern, South Indian reformer who turned towards Buddhism as a refuge from exploitation.

Traditional Indian geography was always a strange amalgam of a few facts and a lot of fiction. But facts there are.