Education and employment record: Born in 1952. Graduated in 1978 from the Leningrad
(now St. Petersburg) State University as orientalist-sanskritist. In the years
1978- 2000 was working in the Oriental Institute of the Academy of sciences of
the USSR (Russia). Since 2000 until now is lecturing in the Philosophical
Faculty (Institute of Philosophy) of the St. Petersburg State University.
Academic degrees: PhD.
Dissertation: Paly Verb system, 2004.
Research interests: Classical Indian philosophy, civilization specific
typology of rationality, Indian philosophy of language, classical Indian art,
Buddhist and Shaiva yoga.
- Introduction into Indian
- Introduction into
comparative study of the philosophical traditions of the East
- Indian Hermeneutics
- Problems and methods of the Abhidharma philosophy
- Early Buddhism
- Mahayana Buddhism
- Indian logical traditions
- Spiritual practices in Indian traditions
Personal grants: participant in the grant “Indian Philosophy in the
context of the history of world philosophy: the concept translation problem ”
Other projects: A good deal of my lecture courses are accessible in
Selected list of publications: (all in Russian)
- 111 articles in an Encyclopedic Dictionary “Hinduism. Jainism
Sikhism”, Moscow., 1996
- Milinda’s Questions. Translation from the Pali, foreword, copious
commentary, appendices. Moscow, 1989.
- Th. H..Stcherbatsky. Theory of cognition and logic according to later
Buddhist school. Vols. ТТ 1- 2 – Preface,
Sanskrit parallels, editing and notes. St.-Petersburg, 1995.
- Commented translations of some philosophical texts from Pali and
Sanskrit – In: «The torch of Dharma». An anthology of traditional Indian
Philosophy St. Petersburg, 2013.
- Causative in Pali –
Indo-Iranian linguistics and Typology of language situations. St.-Petersburg,