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F i l i p  R u c i ń s k i (Philip, b. July 1976) - Sanskritist and philologist, co-funder of the Foundation Vivaswan (Dedicated to Culture and Science of India). He studied Advaita Vedanta at Sampurnanand Sanskrit University (Varanasi, India) and Indology at the University of Warsaw (Poland). His fields of interest and research include Abhinavagupta's philosophy and aestetics, theory of language and cognition, yoga, Sanskrit poetry, literature and arts. He has been teaching Sanskrit for many years in India (SRSG) and in Poland (University of Warsaw). 


In addition to his passion in philology and Sanskrit, he is also licenced tour leader with recommendation from the Orion Tours (Biuro Turystyki Orion, Warsaw); he has planned and carried out several successful cultural tours in India. 


Selected printed publications: 

- Filip Ruciński: Doctrine and practice of Kashmir Shaivism according to Tantrasāra of Abhinavagupta. [MA dissertation in Polish], University of Warsaw 2009.

- Filip Ruciński: Tantrasāra by Abhinavagupta. Translation, exposition and edition of selected chapters (I-V, VI, VIII, XXI). Studia Indologiczne Journal of Indological Studies, University of Warsaw 2014, pp. 123-186.

- Filip Ruciński: Kashmiri Poetess Lal Ded [Summery in English, the article in Polish]. In: Przegląd OrientalistycznyPolish Oriental Society, Warsaw 2014, pp. 59-73. 
- फ़िलिप रुचिंस्की (शिवानन्दः शास्त्री): प्रत्यभिज्ञादर्शने योगविमर्शः [Reflection in Yoga in the Pratyabhijñā Philosophy]. In: आचार्यः ए.पि.सच्चिदानन्दः (ed.): योगध्यानयोःपालिप्राकृतसंस्कृतवाङ्मयानां योगदानम् । अन्ताराष्ट्रियसङ्गोष्ठ्याः शोधपत्रसङ्ग्रहः।  राष्ट्रियसंस्कृतसंस्थानम्, राजीवगांधीपरिसरः, शृंगेरी 2018:  पृ . 98 - 105.