Mattia Salvini is a Buddhist studies scholar and translator. He is currently the Dean of Scriptural Languages at the International Buddhist College (Sadao Campus).
He obtained a BA and MA Sanskrit from RKM Vivekānanda College Chennai, India, and a PhD in Buddhist Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (London). He was also part of two research projects on Vāstuśāstra, in teams headed by Prof. Adam Hardy (Cardiff University).
His main research interests are: Buddhist philosophy as expressed in Sanskrit, and especially Madhyamaka; the relationship between philosophy and vyākaraṇa; the relationship between Madhyamaka, Yogācāra, and non-Mahāyāna Abhidharma; Buddhist Sūtras in Sanskrit and Tibetan; Vāstuśāstra; Buddhist kāvya.
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Mattia promotes Buddhist study and practice in Sanskrit through these web pages:
- ।। त्रिरत्नाय नमः ।। Saugatam
- ॥ सौगतम् ॥ Saugatam Sanskrit Buddhism - Facebook
- ॥सौगतम्॥ Saugatam Sanskrit Buddhism - YouTube