Hideaki Sato is a Japanese scholar of Sanskrit literature, with strong interests in Eastern religions and philosophies. A landed immigrant in Canada since 1984, he took both his M.A. and Ph.D in Sanskrit literature from the University of Toronto — where, now associated with its Centre for South Asian Studies, he is a postdoctoral research fellow. He is also Member of American Oriental Society; Canadian Association for Asian Studies; and a few other similar bodies.
Dr. Sato knows over a dozen languages, is recipient of several scholarships/fellowships, has travelled across the continents. He has published research articles/papers and books, and has taught Japanese at different institutions, in Canada and India, for the last fifteen years or so.