Andy Rotman

Andy Rotman is a professor of religion, Buddhist studies, and South Asian studies at Smith College. He has published many books, including Thus Have I Seen: Visualizing Faith in Early Indian Buddhism and Divine Stories: Translations from the Divyāvadāna.

The Hungry Ghosts Among Us

With Andy Rotman

The Hungry Ghosts Among Us

In today’s episode of Tricycle Talks, Andy Rotman, a scholar of South Asian religions and author of Hungry Ghosts, introduces us to the denizens of Buddhist hell who are driven by greed and meanness. These ancient ghost stories, Rotman says, can help us make sense of our darker sides and engage with the pain and suffering of others.

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