The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Acharji, Satis Chandra

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Acharji, Satis Chandra, M.A., Ph.D., Mahamahopadhyaya, Principal, Government Sanskrit College, Calcutta; otherwise known as Satis Chandra Vidyabhushan; born, 1870; graduated at the Calcutta University being the first to obtain the University Gold Medal for Pali at the M.A. examination; deputed by Governnient to co-operate in the compilation of the Tibetan Sanskrit English Dictionary, 1897; deputed to accompany the Tashi Lama on his tour in India 1905; on deputation in Ceylon and Benares, studying the methods of imparting Buddhist learning. 1909-1910; great Oriental Scholar; has served in the Presidency College, Calcutta; Author and Editor of many valuable works in Sanskrit, Tibetan, Pali, Bengali and English. The Calcutta University has conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy on him in recognition of his original researches in the field of Jaina and Buddhist logic; Mahamahopadhyaya, 1906. Address: Calcutta.