Professor A.K. Warder

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 8 09:14:58 EST 2013


This is sad news, Stella.  Thank you for passing it on.  I studied Pali
through Prof. Warder's wonderful introduction, and later his
extraordinary *Pali
Metre*.  Later, I referred to his writings many times.  He was a prolific
and learned author and great contributor to our field.

Best,
Dominik


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On 7 February 2013 04:34, Stella Sandahl <ssandahl at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Dear colleagues,
> It is my painful task to convey the message that Professor A.K. Warder has
> passed away. We all know his extensive contribution to Indological
> scholarship such as his monumental 8-volume study of *Indian Kāvya
> Literature* (Motilal Banarsidass, 1972-2011), his well known *Indian
> Buddhism* (1st pub. 1970; 3rd revised edition, Delhi: Motilal
> Banarsidass, 2000), as well as his other books on Buddhism, Indian
> philosophy and Indian literature, not to mention his first two books *Pali
> Metre: A Contribution to the History of Indian Literature* (Pali Text
> Society, 1967) and   *Introduction to Pali* (Pali Text Society, 1963; 3rd
> revised edition, 2005).
>
>  A funeral service for him and for his wife Nargez will take place at 11
> a.m. on Friday 15 February 2013, at Turner & Porter Funeral Home, 2357
> Bloor Street, West, Toronto (viewing from 10.00 a.m.); with interment
> afterwards at St. John's Dixie Cemetery, 737 Dundas Street East,
> Mississauga, Ontario.
>
> Stella Sandahl
>
> --
> Professor Stella Sandahl
> Department of East Asian Studies
> 130 St. George St. room 14087
> Toronto, ON M5S 3H1
> ssandahl at sympatico.ca
> stella.sandahl at utoronto.ca
>
>
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