Naomi Appleton and Sarah Shaw

NAOMI APPLETON is a senior lecturer in religious studies at the University of Edinburgh. She authored Jātaka Stories in Theravāda Buddhism: Narrating the Bodhisatta Path (Ashgate 2010) as well as a number of other books and articles on early Indian religious narrative.

SARAH SHAW is a member of the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford and an honorary fellow of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies. She has translated a selection of jātaka stories for the Penguin Classics series and has written widely on Buddhist narrative, meditation, and practice.