Professor Jim Mallinson

BA Oxf, MA SOAS, DPhil Oxf
Boden Professor of Sanskrit and Professorial Fellow

Academic subject(s):

  • Core subject area: The religious and cultural history of India primarily through the study and editing of Sanskrit texts, with a focus on yoga, yogis and asceticism, in particular in the period from the 11th to 15th centuries.
  • Research interests: Indian religious and cultural history; asceticism and yoga, and their practitioners in India; tantra; pilgrimage; textual criticism and the editing of Sanskrit texts; old Hindi; Zoroastrianism; art historical and ethnographic study of Indian asceticism.

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