Buddhist studies scholars

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  1. Ananda Coomaraswamy

    Ananda Coomaraswamy

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    American, Curator

  2. Vladimir Toporov

    Vladimir Toporov

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    Russian philologist

  3. Caroline Augusta Foley Rhys Davids

    Caroline Augusta Foley Rhys Davids

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    British academic

  4. Alexander Berzin (scholar)

    Alexander Berzin (scholar)

    15 views
    American, Writer

  5. David Kalupahana

    David Kalupahana

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    Sri Lankan, Philosopher

  6. Victor H. Mair

    Victor H. Mair

    8 views
    American, Educator

  7. Nanamoli Bhikkhu

    Nanamoli Bhikkhu

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    British Buddhist monk

  8. Edward Conze

    Edward Conze

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    Eberhart (Edward) Julius Dietrich Conze (1904 – September 24, 1979) was an Anglo-German scholar probably best known for his pioneering translations of Buddhist texts.


  9. Nyanaponika Thera

    Nyanaponika Thera

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    German Buddhist monk

  10. Bhikkhu Bodhi

    Bhikkhu Bodhi

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    Bhikkhu Bodhi (born December 10, 1944), born Jeffrey Block is an American Theravada Buddhist monk, ordained in Sri Lanka and currently teaching in the New York/New Jersey area. He was appointed the second president of the Buddhist Publication Society and has edited and authored several publications grounded in the Theravada Buddhist tradition.


  11. Gombojab Tsybikov

    Gombojab Tsybikov

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    Russian explorer

  12. Sergey Oldenburg

    Sergey Oldenburg

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    Scholar of Buddhism

  13. Thomas William Rhys Davids

    Thomas William Rhys Davids

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    British scholar

  14. Benimadhab Barua

    Benimadhab Barua

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    bangladeshi academic

  15. Padmanabh Jaini

    Padmanabh Jaini

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    Prof. Dr. Padmanabh Shrivarma Jaini is a India born scholar of Jainism and Buddhism, currently living in Berkeley, USA. He was born in a Digambar family, however he is equally familiar with both the Digambara and Svetambara forms of Jainism. He has taught at the Banaras Hindu University, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and at the University of California at Berkeley, from where he retired in 1994. Professor Jaini is the author of several books and papers. His best known work is The Jaina Path of Purification (1979). Some of his major articles have been published under titles: The Collected Papers on Jaina Studies (2000) and Collected Papers on Buddhist Studies (2001).


  16. Rupert Gethin

    Rupert Gethin

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    Rupert Mark Lovell Gethin (born 1957, Edinburgh) is Professor of Buddhist Studies in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies and codirector of the Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Bristol, and (since 2003) president of the Pali Text Society. He holds a BA in Comparative Religion (1980), a master's degree in Buddhist Studies (1982), and a PhD in Buddhist Studies (1987), all from the University of Manchester. He was appointed Lecturer in Indian Religions by the University of Bristol in 1987, and then Professor In Buddhist Studies in 2009.


  17. Richard Gombrich

    Richard Gombrich

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    British Indologist

  18. Vasile Pogor

    Vasile Pogor

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    Romanian politician and academic

  19. Hermann Oldenberg

    Hermann Oldenberg

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    Hermann Oldenberg (October 31, 1854, Hamburg – March 18, 1920, Göttingen) was a German scholar of Indology, and Professor at Kiel (1898) and Göttingen (1908).


  20. Lal Mani Joshi

    Lal Mani Joshi

    2 views
    Indian scholar

  21. Ananda W. P. Guruge

    Ananda W. P. Guruge

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    Sri Lankan diplomat

  22. Taitetsu Unno

    Taitetsu Unno

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    Japanese-American writer

  23. L. S. Cousins

    L. S. Cousins

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    Lance Selwyn Cousins is a scholar in the field of Buddhist Studies. Born in Hertfordshire, he studied history and oriental studies at Cambridge University, and took up a post in the Department of Comparative Religion at Manchester University. After retirement he continued to publish scholarly papers such as "The Dating of the Historical Buddha: A Review article," which was published in The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. Professor Richard Gombrich has described him as the leading authority in the West in the field of abhidhamma. He served a term (2002/3) as President of the Pali Text Society.


  24. Louis de La Vallée-Poussin

    Louis de La Vallée-Poussin

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    indologist, scholar

  25. Eugène Burnouf

    Eugène Burnouf

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    Eugène Burnouf (April 8, 1801 – May 28, 1852) was an eminent French scholar and orientalist who made significant contributions to the deciphering of Old Persian cuneiform.


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