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P.S. Filliozat
1936,  Male

Pierre-Sylvain Filliozat, born in 1936 in France, is Professor of Sanskrit (emeritus) and Member of the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres in Paris. He conducts research in several fields of Indology, Sanskrit grammar (Vyakarana), poetry and poetics, Tantra, especially the Sanskrit literature of Shaivasiddhanta school, history of Indian architecture and temples. He has published books and articles in French, English and Sanskrit on Panini’s grammar, Patanjali’s Mahabhasya, Shaivagamas, temple architecture in Hampi, etc.

Member of Ecole francise d’Extreme-Orient (Pondicherry)
Member of Academic des inscription et belles-lettres (Institute de france, Paris) president for the year 2010.
Vice-President, Society Asiatique, Paris.

1. Le Prataparudriya de Vidyanatha avec le commentaire Ratnapana de Kumarasvamin. Traduction, introduction et notes, Pondicherry, 1963.
2. Oeuvres poetiques de Nilakantha Dikshita, Texte, traduction et notes, Pondicherry, 1967.
3. Le Mahabhashya de Patanjali avec le Pradipa de Kaiyata et l’Uddyota de Nagesha. Traduction 5 vol. Pondicherry, 1975-87.
4. A Copper plate Inscription of Shrirangaraya I, Pondicherry Museum, 1986 (en collaboration avec Jean Filliozat et Vasundhara Filliozat).
5. Grammaire sanskrite panineenne, Picard, Paris, 1988.
6. Hampi-Vijayanagar, The temple of Vithala, New Delhi, 1988 (en collaboration avec Vasundhara Filliozat).
7. Vedanta Deshika, Varadarajapancashat, Bombay, 1990.
8. An Introduction to Commentaries on Patanjali’s Mahabhashya, Bhandarkar Oriental Institute, Poona, 1991.
9. Le Tantra de Svayambhu, vidyapada, avec le commentaire de sadyojyoti, edition et traduction, geneve, 1991. English version: The Tantra of Svayambhu, vidyapada, with the Commentary of Sadyojyoti, critical edition and english translation, IGNCA, Delhi, 1994.
10. The Temple of Mukesvara at Caudadanapura, en collaboration avec vasundhara Filliozat, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, 1995. Accompanied by a CD-ROM.
11. Le sanskrit, Que sais-je? Paris, Puf, 1992, 3rd ed. 2010. English translation: The Sanskrit Language: An Overview, Indica Books, Varanasi, 2000.
12. Dictionnaire des litteratures de l’Inde, Quadrige, Presses Universitaries de France, Paris, 2001. Arabic translation, Kalima and MAJD/EUP, 2009.
13. Anquetil Duperron Voyage en Inde 1754-1762 Relation du voyage du traducteur du collaboration avec Jean Deloche et Manonmani Filliozat), Paris, 1997.
14. Mahishashataka of Vancheshvara Dikshita, Paris, 2004.
15. The Great Tantra of Ajita, edited, translated and annotated (in collaboration with Jean Filliozat and N.R. Bhatt), IGNCA, Delhi, volumes 1-5, 2005.
16. Yogabhashya, edition, traduction et presentation, Agamat, Paris, 2005.
17. Bouddhismes d’Asie, Monuments et Litteratures, Journee d’etude en hommage a Alfred Foucher (1865-1952), edite par P.-S. F. et Jean Leclant, Academic des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Paris, 2009.

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