Mark Allon teaches Pali, Sanskrit, and Buddhist and Asian studies.
His current research focuses on recent discoveries of ancient Buddhist manuscripts from Afghanistan and Pakistan, particularly those in the Gandhari language through the Early Buddhist Manuscripts Project.
His primary interests are in the composition and transmission of early Buddhist literature, in the ways in which texts have been used by Buddhist communities, and in the languages of early Buddhist texts.
The creation of editions, translations, and studies of the texts of the newly discovered Buddhist manuscripts from Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Order your own creation or a house combo, which they mix and dice up and dress right in front of you.Commissioner Ru Yi Hsieh (center, in blue uniform) leads a group of new volunteers in singing the “I Jia Ren” (All Family) song at the Tzu Chi Foundation office in Kirkland, Wash.Photos by: Steve Chen On July 14-15, the Seattle branch of Tzu Chi USA hosted a free medical clinic as part of the annual Seattle Chinatown International District Dragon Fest.At Uon Fresh Japanese Noodle Station (pronounced “You-Don”), we want you, our valued guest, to experience the superior taste and texture of freshly made Sanuki-style udon noodles, as if you were eating them in an udon shop in Japan.We take the time and effort to prepare our udon noodles and accompanying soups and sauces from scratch, using traditional procedures and techniques, with all natural ingredients.