Sferra, F.

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Francesco Sferra

Born in Rome, Italy, in 1965, Francesco Sferra studied philosophy and Indology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” under the guidance of Prof. Raniero Gnoli, Prof. Raffaele Torella and Prof. Corrado Pensa. He was awarded a Doctorate in Sanskrit by the same University in 1999.

He has a permanent appointment for the teaching of Sanskrit Language and Literature at the University of Naples “L’Orientale.”

His main research areas are: tantric traditions in pre-13th century South Asia, especially Vajrayāna Buddhism; Śaivism; and classical Indian philosophy of language. (Source Accessed Dec 17, 2019)


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  • University of Naples “L’Orientale.” · workplace affiliation