Prof. Paolo Magnone

Paolo Magnone is currently professor of  Sanskrit Language and Literature at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, besides teaching Study of Religions: Hinduism & Buddhism at the Higher Institute for Religious Sciences (both in Milan, Italy).  His main research interests include studies in the mythological narratives of the epico-purāṇic literature with variously thematic, hermeneutical, text-critical, and comparative approaches; the philosophy of the Upaniṣads and Sāṃkhya–Yoga in the light of the commentators; comparative studies in Ancient Greek and Indian philosophical thought.

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