About - Peter BISSCHOP

Peter Bisschop is Professor of Sanskrit and Ancient Cultures of South Asia at Leiden University. His main publications bear on the history of Śaivism and include Early Śaivism and the Skandapurāṇa (2006), volumes IIB (with Hans Bakker & Yuko Yokochi, 2014) and IV and V (with Yuko Yokochi, 2018 and 2021) of the critical edition of the Skandapurāṇa, Universal Śaivism (2018), and the edited volume Primary Sources and Asian Pasts (with Elizabeth Cecil, 2021).