Eberhart (Edward) Julius Dietrich Conze (1904 – September 24, 1979) was an Anglo-German scholar probably best known for his pioneering translations of Buddhist texts.
Ñāṇamoli Bhikkhu, born Osbert John S Moore (June 25, 1905 – March 8, 1960), was a British Theravada Buddhist monk and Pali scholar.
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.
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).
Benimadhab Barua (1888–1948) was a Bengali Indian scholar of ancient Indian languages and law. He was a prominent educationist and writer.
Hermann Oldenberg (October 31, 1854, Hamburg – March 18, 1920, Göttingen) was a German scholar of Indology, and Professor at Kiel (1898) and Göttingen (1908).
Lal Mani Joshi (July 27, 1935, Kumaon Hills, Uttarakhand, India - July 16, 1984, Delhi, India) was an eminent Buddhist scholar and professor of Comparative Religions and Buddhist Studies in a number of distinguished universities of India and USA.
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.
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.
H.W.A. (Henk) Blezer (Schaesberg, July 14, 1961) is a Dutch Tibetologist, Indologist, and scholar of Buddhist studies.
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