Dr Yogendra Singh, presently Director of the International Research Institute of Buddhist Studies, Lucknow, is a scholar of Pali and Buddhist Studies. He obtained M.A., Ph.D., and a diploma in Yoga and is having twenty years’ teaching experience as associate professor and professor in graduate and post-graduate classes in the University of Kanpur. He has the credit of editing more than twelve research volumes and has presented several research papers in national and international seminars, conferences and journals. Dr Singh has organized many national and international seminars on various aspects of Buddhism in India and abroad. He has also guided many research projects of Buddhist philosophy, religion, art and architecture under the aegis of University Grants Commission. He holds the post of Secretary in the International Research Institute of Buddhist Studies, U.P., India.