Re: [INDOLOGY] André Padoux

Isabelle Ratie isabelle.ratie at
Mon Jul 17 14:20:04 UTC 2017

Indeed, he will be very much missed. André Padoux always claimed in his
modesty that he was only a passionate dilettante who had accidentally come
to be seen as a scholar, but he was of course much more than that - a great
figure of French indology. My deepest condolences to his family.
Isabelle Ratié
Professor of Sanskrit Language and Literatures
Sorbonne Nouvelle (University of Paris 3)

2017-07-17 14:34 GMT+02:00 Matthew Kapstein via INDOLOGY <
indology at>:

> This is very sad news indeed. More than a great, inventive scholar, André
> was a magnificent human being. He will be very much missed.
> Matthew Kapstein
> Directeur d'études,
> Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
> Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies,
> The University of Chicago
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