Dr. Sharma is the Postdoctoral Researcher in Sanskrit literary and cultural history at the University of Oxford, where he is a member of a Leverhulme project on the Mahabharata’s reception history. He received his postgraduate degrees in Religion (MA, University of Toronto) and Sanskrit (DPhil, University of Oxford). His research and teaching specialities are in Sanskrit, South Asian religions, and Hindu philosophy of religion. In particular, he is interested in the medieval and early-modern reception of the Sanskrit epics (the Ramayana and Mahabharata), and the ways in which devotional religious communities from South India interpreted them. 

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