Johannes Bronkhorst is Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies at the
University of Lausanne, Switzerland. He has published widely in various fields, most
notably Indian linguistics, and Brahmanical, Buddhist and Jaina thought. He is the editor
of Brills Indological Library and of the Handbook of Oriental Studies, section India (Brill,
Leiden), and regional editor of Asiatische Studien/Etudes Asiatiques.
Karin Preisendanz is Professor of Indology at the University of Vienna,
Austria. Her main research interests are in the areas of Nyaya, Vaisesika and Sankhya,
as well as in classical Ayurveda under its philosophical, religious and cultural aspects.
She is co-editor of the Publications of the De Nobili Research Library, Vienna, and of
the Wiener Zeitschrift fur die Kunde Sudasiens/Vienna Journal of South Asian
Petieri Koskikallio and Asko Parpola, Secretary General and
President, respectively, of the 12th World Sanskrit Conference, are Finnish Indologists.
Asko Parpola is Professor Emeritus of South Asian and Indo-European Studies at the
University of Helsinki.