Academic Appointments


  • Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

2023-24 Courses


Stanford Advisees


All Publications


  • Changing Bodies Seven Times: Padampa Sangy√©'s Pacifying Tradition and the Birth of the Mani Pill REVUE D ETUDES TIBETAINES Gentry, J. 2023: 69-153
  • "May it Meet with a Karmically Destined Mahakaru?ika Yogin!"-Ratna Lingpa's Renewal of the Mani-Pill Tradition in Fifteenth Century Tibet(1) REVUE D ETUDES TIBETAINES Gentry, J. 2023: 94-229
  • THE BUDDHIST BODY IN A PILL Notes Towards a Material History of Tantra in Tibet ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF RELIGION AND THE BODY Gentry, J., Greenberg, Y. K., Pati, G. 2023: 320-332
  • Why Did the Cannibal King Fly? Tantric Transformations of an Indian Narrative REVUE D ETUDES TIBETAINES Gentry, J. 2022: 84-135
  • Arguing over the Buddhist Pedigree of Tibetan Medicine: A Case Study of Empirical Observation and Traditional Learning in 16th-and 17th-Century Tibet RELIGIONS Gentry, J. 2019; 10 (9)