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    [The Soul Chariot Allegory in Plato and the Kaṭha Upaniṣad].
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    Apūrvaṃ vyākaraṇakauśalam ity āstām: “let it remain an example of unprecedented grammatical skill” — thus sarcastically remarks the Dvaitin commentator Jayatīrtha on Śaṅkarācārya’s sleight of hand to turn written saṃbhūti into asaṃbhūti at one of the many difficult turns the Īśa Upaniṣad has in store for his strictly monistic stance. But Jayatīrtha’s own master Madhva is renowned in his own right for his “unprecedented skill” in conjuring up whole unattested smṛti passages to corroborate his int…Read more
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    [Does the gymnosophist’s reply to Alexander’s question on the origin of time indeed reflect an Indian doctrine?] The episode of Alexander’s interview with the gymnosophists has come down to us in several versions, among which the one in Plutarch’s Vita Alexandri is the most renowned. In this connection, the question arises whether the solutions given by the naked philosophers to the puzzles propounded by Alexander can be shown to reflect genuine Indian doctrines. Challenging Dumézil’s reply in t…Read more
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    Sogno e realtà tra India e Grecia
    In Paolo A. Rossi, Ida Li Vigni & Emanuela Miconi (eds.), Sulle ali del sogno, Mimesis. pp. 103-114. 2009.
    [Dream and Reality between India and Greece].
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    Teismo e teologia nello Yoga classico
    In Stefano Piano & Victor Agostini (eds.), Atti del Quarto e del Quinto Convegno Nazionale di Studi Sanscriti (Torino, 24 gennaio 1986 - Milano, 8 novembre 1988), Associazione Italiana Di Studi Sanscriti. pp. 181-189. 1991.
    [Theism and Theology in Classical Yoga] .
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    Aforismi dello Yoga (Yogasūtra) (edited book)
    Magnanelli - Promolibri. 1991.
    [Patañjali, Yogasūtras with Bhoja’s Rājamārtaṇḍa Commentary. With an Introduction, Translation, Subcommentary and Notes by Paolo Magnone]