VELJAČIĆ, Čedomil (Ñāṇajīvaka). Zagreb 18.6.1915 — California 28.12.1997. Croatian Classical Scholar, Philosopher, and Bauddha. In Zagreb and in Sri Lanka.

Publications: Filosofija istočnih naroda. Indijska filozofija. 1. Zagreb 1958.

diss. Komparativno prončavanje indijske i helenske filozofije. Zagreb 1962 (Comparative study of Indian and Greek philosophy).

– “Komparativnofilosofski motivi u ‘Čilimina’ Klementa Alexandrijskog”, Živa antika 10, 1960 (Stromateis); “Helenski i rimski izvori znanja o Indiji”, Živa antika 11, 1961 (Greek and Roman sources of information on India); “Indian Analogies in the Philosophy of Plotinus”, Indian Philosophical Annual 4, 1968.

– “Dependence of Punarbhava on Karma in Buddhist Philosophy”, Indian Philosophical Annual 1, 1965; “My Approach to Indian Philosophy”, ib. 2, 1966; “Why is Buddhism a Religion?”, ib. 6, 1970.

– “Jhanam, abstraktna umjetnost buddhističke kontemplacije”, Praxis 1/2, 1967 & 5-6, 1969 (The abstract art of Buddhist contemplation); “Fenomenologija mističnog doživljaja s buddhističkog stanovišta”, Praxis 1-2, 1970 (Phenomenology of mystic experience from Buddhist point of view); “Pitanja o moralnoj odgovornosti u razgovorima Gotame Buddhe”, Encyclopedia moderna 20, 1972 (Questions of moral responsibility in the words of G.B.); “Buddhini govori o religiji”, ib. 24, 1973 (Buddha’s words on religion); “Problem ništavila u buddhističkoj filozofiji”, Praxis 3-5, 1974 (Problem of emptiness in B. philosophy).

– “Aniccam – The Buddhist Theory of Impermanence”, Main Currents in the Modern Thought 5, 1971; “Karma – The Ripening fruit”, ib. 1, 1972.

Schopenhauer and Buddhism. Kandy 1970.

Croatian translation of the Meghadūta. Zagreb 1971.

Translated: Pjesme prosjaka i prosjakinja. Sarajevo 1977 (early Buddhist poetry).

Sources: Matišić 1976, 298; *Croatian Wikipedia and other Croatian sources in Internet – I am helpless!