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Dr Andrew Skilton


BA, DPhil (Oxon)
Associate Lecturer in Pali, Dept of Study of Religions, School of Oriental and African Studies, London
Formerly: Associate Researcher, Dept of South Asia, SOAS and Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Religious and Theological Studies, Cardiff University
Areas: Buddhist Studies, Buddhist literature in Pali and in Sanskrit
Research: Samadhiraja Sutra and Buddhist texts in Pali and Sanskrit, a Pali language coursebook
Regions: Buddhism in South and South East Asia
Publications: 'How the Nagas Were Pleased' & 'The Shattered Thighs': Two Sanskrit Tragedies Clay Sanskrit Library, New York University Press, 2009. The Samadhiraja Sutra — a critical edition, translation and study of chapter 17 The Bodhicaryavatara A Guide to the Buddhist Path to Awakening, with H.K. Crosby Oxford University Press, 1996. A Concise History of Buddhism’ 2nd edition. Cambridge: Windhorse Publications, 1997

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