Eduard Röer

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Hans Heinrich Eduard Röer (Edward Roer), (26 october 1805 in Braunschweig, 17 march 1866) was a German Indologist.

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  • "Although the philological frame is very important, it is the philosophy of the Hindus which interests me most in Sanskrit literature and it has been my chief aim to bring about a better understanding ofthe same."
    • Letter to Albrecht Weber, quoted in Stache-Rosen, Valentine German Indologists: Biographies of Scholars in Indian Studies Writing in German Max Muller Bhavan New Delhi 1990.
  • the Upanishads are "sublime emanations of the Human mind".
    • quoted in Stache-Rosen, Valentine German Indologists: Biographies of Scholars in Indian Studies Writing in German Max Muller Bhavan New Delhi 1990.
  • Shankara's commentary is "a shining example of comprehensive erudition, patient research and philosophical acumen of the ancient Hindus".
    • in Stache-Rosen, Valentine German Indologists: Biographies of Scholars in Indian Studies Writing in German Max Muller Bhavan New Delhi 1990.

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