Publications

Appleton, Naomi and Chris Clark. 2022. “Beyond Textual and Visual ‘Versions’: The Story Cluster of the Six-Tusked Elephant Bodhisattva”. In Narrative Visions and Visual Narratives in Indian Buddhism, ed. Naomi Appleton, 160–185. Sheffield: Equinox.

Wiles, Royce, Chris Clark, Tamara Ditrich and Mark Allon. 2021. “The Pāli Tipiṭaka Recension Carved on the Kuthodaw Pagoda Stelae and Its Relation to Other Burmese Versions”. Journal of the Pali Text Society 34: 155–226. DOWNLOAD

Clark, Chris. 2019–2021. Review of The Book of Pairs and Its Commentary: A Translation of the Yamaka and Yamakappakaraṇaṭṭhakathā, Vol. 1 and 2, by C. M. M. Shaw and L. S. Cousins. Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens / Vienna Journal of South Asian Studies 58: 240–242. DOWNLOAD

Clark, Chris. 2019. “Thera/Therī in Pali and Southeast Asian Buddhism”. In Brill’s Encyclopedia of Buddhism, Vol 2, eds. Jonathan A. Silk, Richard Bowring, Vincent Eltschinger and Michael Radich, 474–478. Leiden: Brill.

Clark, Chris. 2018. “A Note on the Disappearance of the Dhamma According to the Manorathapūraṇī”. Journal of the Pali Text Society 33: 101–114. DOWNLOAD

Allon, Mark, Wendy Reade, Chris Clark, Ian McCrabb, Tamara Ditrich, Royce Wiles and Bob Hudson. 2016. “The Kuthodaw Pagoda Marble-stelae Inscriptions, Mandalay, Myanmar: Conservation, Photographing, and Study of a Neglected Recension of the Pali Buddhist Canon”. Bulletin of Chuo Academic Research Institute (Chuo Gakujutsu Kenkyūjo Kiyō) 45: 222–249. DOWNLOAD

Clark, Chris. 2015. “Nibbāna as the Fruit of Meritorious Deeds in the Apadāna”. In Asian Horizons: Giuseppe Tucci’s Buddhist, Indian, Himalayan and Central Asian Studies, eds. Angelo Andrea Di Castro and David Templeman, 229–240. Melbourne: Monash University Publishing. DOWNLOAD

Clark, Chris. 2015. “The Sixth Buddhist Council: Its Purpose, Presentation, and Product”. Journal of Burma Studies 19 (1): 79–112. DOWNLOAD (to view Plate 3 at a higher resolution, click here)

Clark, Chris. 2011. “Karma and Karmavipāka in Early Buddhist Avadāna Literature”. Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia 43: 23–34. DOWNLOAD

Clark, Chris. 2011. “The Prasannakathā: A Contribution to Contemporary Sanskrit Poetry”. Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia 43: 161–165. DOWNLOAD