Articles and chapters: Christoph Emmrich


 

Ritual Period: A Comparative Study of Three Newar Buddhist Menarche Manuals. Tradition, Text and Transformation in the Kathmandu Valley: Newar Studies in Honour of Michael Allen. Ed. Iain Sinclair. Special Section of South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 37, 1 (2014), 80-103.

 

(with Todd Lewis) Marrying the ‘Thought of Enlightenment’: The Multivalency of Girls’ Symbolic Marriage Rites in the Newar Buddhist Community of Kathmandu, Nepal. In Little Buddhas: Children and Childhoods in Buddhist Texts and Traditions, edited by Vanessa Sasson, 347-373. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

 

How Bisvaṃtara Got His Dharma Body: Story, Ritual and the Domestic in the Composition of a Newar Jātaka. Journal of the American Oriental Society 132.4 (2012): 539-566.

 

Piling Up Bones and Burning Down the World: Buddhist Literary Images to Think By and Time. In Figurations of Time in Asia, edited by Dietrich Boschung and Corinna Wessels-Mevissen, 271-297. Morphomata, vol. 4. München/Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2012.

 

The Ins and Outs of the Jains in Tamil Literary Histories. Journal of Indian Philosophy 39, no. 6 (2011): 599-646.

 

‘All the King’s Horses and All the King’s Men’: The 2004 Red Matsyendranātha Incident in Lalitpur. Indologica Taurinensia 32 (2006): 27-65.

 

When Two Strong Men Stand Face to Face: The Indologist, the Pandit and the Re-Making of the Jaina Scholarly Tradition. In Boundaries, Dynamics and Construction of Traditions in South Asia, edited by Federico Squarcini, 571-587. Kykéion Studi e Testi. Scienze delle Religioni, 1.3. Firenze: Firenze University Press & Munshiram Manoharlal, 2005.

 

Die Nachschrift der Vorschrift: Beobachtungen bei der Erneuerung der Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā im Goldenen Tempel von Lalitpur (Engl. The Prescript’s Copy. Remarks on the Ritual Restoration of the Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā Manuscript at the Kvābāhāḥ in Lalitpur).” In Im Dickicht der Gebote: Studien zur Dialektik von Norm und Praxis in der Buddhismusgeschichte Asiens, edited by Peter Schalk, 287-308.Uppsala: Uppsala University Press, 2005.

 

How Many Times? Monism and Pluralism in Early Jaina Temporal Description. In Essays in Jaina Philosophy and Religion, edited by Piotr Balcerowicz, 69-88. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 2003.

 

The Use of Buddhist Scriptures in Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s The Buddha and his Dhamma (with Adele Fiske).  In Reconstructing the World: B. R. Ambedkar and Buddhism in India, edited by Surendra Jondhale and Johannes Beltz, 97-119. Delhi: Oxford University Press 2003.

 

Das westliche Gewand der Jainas: Europäische und indische Überformungen jinistischer Gelehrsamkeit (Engl. The Western Robe of the Jains. European and Indian Transformations of Jaina Scholarship).” In Orientalismus und Okzidentalismus in asiatischen Religionen, edited by Peter Schalk, 357-375. Uppsala: Uppsala University Press, 2002.

 

Some Remarks on the Terminological Construction of kāla in Kundakunda. In Vasantagauravam: Essays in Jainism Felicitating Professor M. D. Vasantha Raj of Mysore on the Occasion of his Seventy-fifth Birthday, edited by Jayandra Soni, 73-83. Mumbai: Vakils, Feffer and Simons, 2001.