JAWORSKI, Jan. Warszawa 31.10.1903 — 19.2.1945. Polish Sinologist interested in Buddhism. Studies in Warsaw (Schayer) and Paris (Przyluski). Professor at Warsaw. Nothwithstanding his failing health participated in war September 1939 and in Warsaw uprising in 1944. His main interest was the Buddhist canon, especially the relation between Chinese and other versions. Later also interested in Chinese popular literature.

Publications: “La section des Remèdes dans le Vinaya des Mahīśāsaka et dans le Vinaya pāli”, RO 5, 1927 (1929), 92-101; “La section de la Nourriture dans le Vinaya des Mahīśāsaka”, RO 7, 1929-30 (1931), 53-124.

La section de l’ordination dans le Vinaya des Mûlasarvâstivâdin. Warsaw 1930.

– “Notes sur l’ancienne littérature populaire en Chine”, RO 12, 1936, 181-193.

Sources: RO 15, 449.


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