Dr. Miroj Shakya
Assistant Chair of Religious Studies
Program Coordinator in the Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon
Faculty of Religious Studies
Tel: (626)571-8811, ext. 321
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Miroj Shakya, Ph.D., is an Assistant Chair in the Department of Religious Studies. Dr. Shakya earned his Ph.D. in Religious Studies majoring in Buddhist Studies from University of the West.
He is a Project Coordinator of the Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon Project and Rare Buddhist Sanskrit Manuscript Preservation Project. He is also a Convener of the Sanskrit Language Working Group, Union Catalogue of Buddhist Texts sponsored by the International Association of Buddhist Universities (IABU), Bangkok, Thailand. He is editor of the “Catalog of Digitized Rare Sanskrit Buddhist Manuscript” series.
Dr. Shakya has received the Straniak Foundation Grant as a visiting scholar in Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies UC Berkeley in 2008, and has been collaborating with ECAI, International Area Studies, University of California, Berkeley.