Richard Salomon

Richard Salomon is the director of the University of Washington Early Buddhist Manuscripts Project and general editor of the Gandharan Buddhist Texts series published by University of Washington Press. Since 1981 he has taught Sanskrit and Buddhist Studies in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature at University of Washington, where he is now professor emeritus. His latest book is The Buddhist Literature of Ancient Gandhara.

Recent Articles

How the Gandharan Manuscripts Change Buddhist History

The Gandharan Buddhist manuscripts are leading scholars to rethink the origins of Mahayana Buddhism. Richard Salomon looks at what we can learn from the recently-unearthed texts.