Samuel M. Grimes

Samuel M. Grimes is the Shinjo Ito Postdoctoral Fellow in Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He specializes in the Buddhism of Nepal, both through engagement with the contemporary Newar Buddhist community in Kathmandu as well as through the engagement of texts written in Sanskrit or Newar. His Newar teacher is Yagyamanpati Bajracharya, a member of the Jamal, Shikamu, and Lakyu viharas.

Recent Articles

Swayambhunath Stupa

The Means to Awakening

Samuel Grimes on Newar Buddhism and its guru–student dynamic.