Dr Peter Skilling

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The University of Sydney

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Skilling, P., Carbine, J., Cicuzza, C., Pakdeekham, S. (2012). How Theravada is Theravada? Exploring Buddhist Identities. Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books.
  • Skilling, P. (2009). Buddhism and Buddhist Literature of South-East Asia: Selected papers. Bangkok: Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation.

Book Chapters

  • Skilling, P. (2017). The Many Lives of Texts: The Pancatraya and the Mayajala Sutras. In Dhammadinna (Eds.), Research on the Madhyama-agama, (pp. 269-326). New York: Dharma Drum Publishing Corporation.
  • Skilling, P. (2016). Writing and Representation: Inscribed Objects in the Nalanda Trail Exhibition. In Gauri Parimoo Krishnan (Eds.), Nalanda, Srivijaya and Beyond: Re-exploring Buddhist art in Asia, (pp. 51-100). Singapore: Asian Civilisations Museum.
  • Skilling, P. (2014). Precious Deposits: Buddhism Seen through Inscriptions in Early Southeast Asia. In John Guy (Eds.), Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, (pp. 58-62). New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • Skilling, P. (2013). Did the Buddhists Believe Their Narratives? Desultory Remarks on the Very Idea of Buddhist Mythology. In Bangwei Wang, Jinhua Chen, Ming Chen (Eds.), Studies on Buddhist Myths: Texts, Pictures, Traditions and History, (pp. 45-76). Shanghai: Zhongxi Press.
  • Skilling, P. (2013). Molding merit, distillation of the Dharma: Curiosity and curios in the age of collection. In Anne Habu, Dawn F Rooney (Eds.), Royal Porcelain from Siam: Unpacking the Ring Collection, (pp. 185-195). Oslo, Norway: Hermes Publishing.
  • Skilling, P. (2013). Nets of Intertextuality: Embedded Scriptural Citations in the Yogacarabhumi. In Ulrich Timme Kragh (Eds.), The Foundation for Yoga Practitioners: The Buddhist Yogacarabhumi Treatise and Its Adaptation in India, East Asia, and Tibet, (pp. 772-790). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
  • Skilling, P. (2013). Vaidalya, Mahayana, and Bodhisatva in India: An Essay towards Historical Understanding. In Bhikkhu Nyanatusita himi (Eds.), The Bodhisattva Ideal: Essays on the Emergence of Mahayana, (pp. 69-119). Kandy, Sri Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society.
  • Skilling, P. (2012). Introduction. In Peter Skilling, Jason A. Carbine, Claudio Cicuzza, Santi Pakdeekham (Eds.), How Theravada is Theravada Exploring Buddhist Identities, (pp. xiii-xxx). Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books.
  • Skilling, P. (2012). King Rama I and Wat Phra Chetuphon: the Buddha-sasana in Early Bangkok. In Peter Skilling, Jason A. Carbine, Claudio Cicuzza, Santi Pakdeekham (Eds.), How Theravada is Theravada Exploring Buddhist Identities, (pp. 297-353). Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books.
  • Skilling, P. (2010). Commentary at Nalanda in the age of Dharmapala: Viryasriatta's Nibandhana on the Arthaviniscaya-dharmaparyaya. In Roland Steiner, Michael Hahn, Mitsuyo Demoto, Martin Straube, Jayandra Soni (Eds.), Pasaikadana�? Festschrift für Bhikkhu Pasadika, (pp. 39-447). Marburg: Indica et Tibetica Verlag.
  • Skilling, P. (2009). Introduction. In Peter Skilling (Eds.), Images et imagination: le bouddhisme en Asie, (pp. 10-26). Bangkok: Ecole Francaise dExtreme-Orient.

Journals

  • Skilling, P. (2014). Birchbark, Bodhisatvas, and Bhanakas: Writing Materials in Buddhist North India. Eurasian Studies, 12(1-2), 499-521.
  • Skilling, P. (2013). Prakrit Prajñ�?p�?ramit�?s: Northwest, South, and Centre: Gleanings from Avalokitavrata and Haribhadra. Bulletin of the Asia Institute, 23, 199-208.
  • Skilling, P., Pakdeekham, S. (2012). Documenting Chaiya History: Inscriptions from the Ayutthaya, Thonburi, and Ratanakosin periods Part I: Two Inscriptions from Wat Champa. Aseanie, December, 185-202.
  • Skilling, P. (2010). Scriptural Authenticity and the Sravaka Schools: An Essay towards an Indian Perspective. Eastern Buddhist, 41(2), 1-47.
  • Skilling, P. (2009). An impossible task? The classical "edition" and Thai Pai literature. Thai international journal for Buddhist studies, 1, 33-43.

Conferences

  • Skilling, P. (2014). 'Every Rise has its Fall': Thoughts on the History of Buddhism in Central India (Part I). Buddhist and Jaina Studies, Lumbini, Nepal: Lumbini International Research Institute.
  • Skilling, P., Pakdeekham, S. (2014). Phra Taen Sila-at: From Pancabuddhabyakarana to Pilgrimage. Buddhist Pilgrimage in History and Present Times, Lumbini: Lumbini International Research Institute.
  • Skilling, P. (2012). Buddhist Meditation: Who holds the monopoly? International Conference on Buddhist Studies to commemorate 100 years of Master Seongcheol, Seoul: White Lotus Foundation.
  • Skilling, P. (2009). Remarks on philology and Buddhist studies with special reference to German philology and manuscript studies. The International Symposium on "Buddhism in German philosophy and literature: and intercultural dialogue", Bangkok: Centre for European Studies, Chulalongkorn University.

2017

  • Skilling, P. (2017). The Many Lives of Texts: The Pancatraya and the Mayajala Sutras. In Dhammadinna (Eds.), Research on the Madhyama-agama, (pp. 269-326). New York: Dharma Drum Publishing Corporation.

2016

  • Skilling, P. (2016). Writing and Representation: Inscribed Objects in the Nalanda Trail Exhibition. In Gauri Parimoo Krishnan (Eds.), Nalanda, Srivijaya and Beyond: Re-exploring Buddhist art in Asia, (pp. 51-100). Singapore: Asian Civilisations Museum.

2014

  • Skilling, P. (2014). 'Every Rise has its Fall': Thoughts on the History of Buddhism in Central India (Part I). Buddhist and Jaina Studies, Lumbini, Nepal: Lumbini International Research Institute.
  • Skilling, P. (2014). Birchbark, Bodhisatvas, and Bhanakas: Writing Materials in Buddhist North India. Eurasian Studies, 12(1-2), 499-521.
  • Skilling, P., Pakdeekham, S. (2014). Phra Taen Sila-at: From Pancabuddhabyakarana to Pilgrimage. Buddhist Pilgrimage in History and Present Times, Lumbini: Lumbini International Research Institute.
  • Skilling, P. (2014). Precious Deposits: Buddhism Seen through Inscriptions in Early Southeast Asia. In John Guy (Eds.), Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, (pp. 58-62). New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

2013

  • Skilling, P. (2013). Did the Buddhists Believe Their Narratives? Desultory Remarks on the Very Idea of Buddhist Mythology. In Bangwei Wang, Jinhua Chen, Ming Chen (Eds.), Studies on Buddhist Myths: Texts, Pictures, Traditions and History, (pp. 45-76). Shanghai: Zhongxi Press.
  • Skilling, P. (2013). Molding merit, distillation of the Dharma: Curiosity and curios in the age of collection. In Anne Habu, Dawn F Rooney (Eds.), Royal Porcelain from Siam: Unpacking the Ring Collection, (pp. 185-195). Oslo, Norway: Hermes Publishing.
  • Skilling, P. (2013). Nets of Intertextuality: Embedded Scriptural Citations in the Yogacarabhumi. In Ulrich Timme Kragh (Eds.), The Foundation for Yoga Practitioners: The Buddhist Yogacarabhumi Treatise and Its Adaptation in India, East Asia, and Tibet, (pp. 772-790). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
  • Skilling, P. (2013). Prakrit Prajñ�?p�?ramit�?s: Northwest, South, and Centre: Gleanings from Avalokitavrata and Haribhadra. Bulletin of the Asia Institute, 23, 199-208.
  • Skilling, P. (2013). Vaidalya, Mahayana, and Bodhisatva in India: An Essay towards Historical Understanding. In Bhikkhu Nyanatusita himi (Eds.), The Bodhisattva Ideal: Essays on the Emergence of Mahayana, (pp. 69-119). Kandy, Sri Lanka: Buddhist Publication Society.

2012

  • Skilling, P. (2012). Buddhist Meditation: Who holds the monopoly? International Conference on Buddhist Studies to commemorate 100 years of Master Seongcheol, Seoul: White Lotus Foundation.
  • Skilling, P., Pakdeekham, S. (2012). Documenting Chaiya History: Inscriptions from the Ayutthaya, Thonburi, and Ratanakosin periods Part I: Two Inscriptions from Wat Champa. Aseanie, December, 185-202.
  • Skilling, P., Carbine, J., Cicuzza, C., Pakdeekham, S. (2012). How Theravada is Theravada? Exploring Buddhist Identities. Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books.
  • Skilling, P. (2012). Introduction. In Peter Skilling, Jason A. Carbine, Claudio Cicuzza, Santi Pakdeekham (Eds.), How Theravada is Theravada Exploring Buddhist Identities, (pp. xiii-xxx). Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books.
  • Skilling, P. (2012). King Rama I and Wat Phra Chetuphon: the Buddha-sasana in Early Bangkok. In Peter Skilling, Jason A. Carbine, Claudio Cicuzza, Santi Pakdeekham (Eds.), How Theravada is Theravada Exploring Buddhist Identities, (pp. 297-353). Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books.

2010

  • Skilling, P. (2010). Commentary at Nalanda in the age of Dharmapala: Viryasriatta's Nibandhana on the Arthaviniscaya-dharmaparyaya. In Roland Steiner, Michael Hahn, Mitsuyo Demoto, Martin Straube, Jayandra Soni (Eds.), Pasaikadana�? Festschrift für Bhikkhu Pasadika, (pp. 39-447). Marburg: Indica et Tibetica Verlag.
  • Skilling, P. (2010). Scriptural Authenticity and the Sravaka Schools: An Essay towards an Indian Perspective. Eastern Buddhist, 41(2), 1-47.

2009

  • Skilling, P. (2009). An impossible task? The classical "edition" and Thai Pai literature. Thai international journal for Buddhist studies, 1, 33-43.
  • Skilling, P. (2009). Buddhism and Buddhist Literature of South-East Asia: Selected papers. Bangkok: Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation.
  • Skilling, P. (2009). Introduction. In Peter Skilling (Eds.), Images et imagination: le bouddhisme en Asie, (pp. 10-26). Bangkok: Ecole Francaise dExtreme-Orient.
  • Skilling, P. (2009). Remarks on philology and Buddhist studies with special reference to German philology and manuscript studies. The International Symposium on "Buddhism in German philosophy and literature: and intercultural dialogue", Bangkok: Centre for European Studies, Chulalongkorn University.

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