The Info List - Patrick Olivelle

Patrick Olivelle is an Indologist.[1][2] A philologist and scholar of Sanskrit Literature
Sanskrit Literature
whose work has focused on asceticism, renunciation and the dharma, Olivelle has been Professor of Sanskrit
and Indian Religions in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas, Austin since 1991.[1][3] Olivelle was born in Sri Lanka.[3] He received a B.A. (Honours) in 1972 from the University of Oxford, where he studied Sanskrit, Pali and Indian Religions
Indian Religions
with Thomas Burrow and R.C. Zaehner.[3] He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
in 1974 for a thesis containing the critical edition and translation of Yadava Prakasa's Yatidharmaprakasa.[3] Between 1974 and 1991 Olivelle taught in the Department of Religious Studies at the Indiana University, Bloomington.[1]


1 Bibliography 2 Notes 3 References 4 External links


Olivelle, Patrick (translator) (1992), The Samnyasa Upanisads : Hindu Scriptures on Asceticism
and Renunciation: Hindu Scriptures on Asceticism
and Renunciation, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-536137-7  Olivelle, Patrick (1993), The Asrama System : The History and Hermeneutics of a Religious Institution, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-534478-3  Olivelle, Patrick (1998), The Early Upanisads : Annotated Text and Translation: Annotated Text and Translation, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-535242-9  Olivelle, Patrick (translator) (1999), The Dharmasutras: The Law Codes of Ancient India, Oxford World's Classics, OUP Oxford, ISBN 978-0-19-283882-7  Olivelle, Patrick (translator) (1999), Pañcatantra: The Book of India's Folk Wisdom, Oxford World's Classics, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-283988-6  Olivelle, Patrick (translator) (2004), The Law Code of Manu, Oxford World's Classics, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-280271-2  Olivelle, Patrick (translator) (2005), Manu's Code of Law: A Critical Edition and Translation of the Manava-Dharmasastra, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-517146-4  Olivelle, Patrick (2006), Between the Empires : Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-977507-1  Olivelle, Patrick (2008), Upanisads, Oxford World's Classics, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-954025-9  Olivelle, Patrick (2009), The law code of Viṣṇu: a critical edition and annotated translation of the Vaiṣṇava-Dharmaśāstra, Harvard Oriental Series, No. 73, Harvard University Press, ISBN 978-0-674-05139-3  Olivelle, Patrick, ed. (2009), Dharma: Studies in its Semantic, Cultural and Religious History, Motilal Banarsidass, ISBN 978-8120833388  Olivelle, Patrick (2011), Language, Texts, and Society: Explorations in Ancient Indian Culture and Religion, Anthem Press, ISBN 978-0-85728-431-0  Olivelle, Patrick (2011), Ascetics and Brahmins: Studies in Ideologies and Institutions, Anthem Press, ISBN 978-0-85728-432-7  Olivelle, Patrick (2013), King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kautilya's Arthasastra, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-989182-5 


^ a b c Lindquist 2011. ^ Jamison 2008. ^ a b c d Clark 2007.


Lindquist, Steven E. (2011), "Introduction: Patrick Olivelle and Indology", in Steven E. Lindquist, Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond: Essays in Honor of Patrick Olivelle, Anthem Press, pp. 9–20, ISBN 978-0-85728-790-8, retrieved 30 September 2013  Clark, Matthew (2007), Patrick Olivelle: A Profile, SOAS, University of London  Jamison, Stephanie W. (2008), "Review of: Languages, Texts, and Society: Explorations in Ancient Indian Culture and Religion by Patrick Olivelle; Ascetics and Brahmins: Studies in Ideologies and Institutions by Patrick Olivelle", Journal of the American Oriental Society, 128 (2): 395–396, JSTOR 25608395 

External links[edit]

"Prof. Patrick Olivelle and Dr Nick Sutton discuss the Vedas and Upanishads". Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies Online Education Initiative. 2010. 

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