Jan Heesterman, born in 1925. Professor of Indology at Leiden University.
Fellow (1 September 1987 - 31 July 1988)
I finished a book publication, together with M. Sparreboom, entitled Setting up the Sacrifice Fires: the Agnyāpdheya according to the Vādhūla-sūtra. I further worked on a study of ancient Indian (Vedic) sacrifice and sacrificial ritual, to be entitled The Broken World of Sacrifice