CARPANI, Enrico Gerardo

CÀRPANI, Enrico Gerardo. 1912 — 1963. Italian Scholar of Religion. In Bologna. Ph.D. In 1946-47 he was campaigning on behalf of the Roerich Pact. Still active in 1956, apparently still in Bologna. According to Franci his works are rather superficial and of introductory type. He was “indologo di limitata originalità, ma persona di vasta cultura”.

Publications: Nirvâna (filosofia e religione). 45 p. Bologna 1934.

Talavakâra e Vâjasaneyi-Samhitâ-Upanishad. Traduzione e note. 32 p. Samâdhi. Collana si studi orientali 1:1. Reggio Emilia 1935; La Vâjasaneyi-Samhitâ-Upanishad. Note filosofiche. 40 p. Samâdhi 1:2. R.E. 1935 (p. 23ff. bibliography); La Mâṇḍûkya-Upanishad. Testo in Devanâgarico, translitterazione, versione e note. 32 p. Samâdhi 1:3. R.E. 1936.

Quattro note sul Krishnaismo. 24 p. Reggio Emilia 1934 (Porru: “l’opusculo non ha carattere scientifico”).

Ed. with A. M. Pizzagalli: Taittiriya-Upanishad. Milano & Bologna 1943.

Articles and reviews in journals and festschrifts, e.g. “Psychology of Dream-Phenomena of Vedic Philosophy”, Bharatiya Vidya 9, 1948, 90-103.

Ed. Studi internazionali di scienze e lettere 1-, 1956-.

One book on Taoism, 1935.

Sources: Works in Dandekar’s Vedic Bibliography and Porru 1940; years in orientaliadomenicana.it; Franci 1991, 213f.

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