James A. Santucci is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at California State University at Fullerton. His PhD is in Asian Civilizations (Australian National University) with emphasis on Vedic literature. He has been editor of Theosophical History since 1990 and has also been editor of Theosophical History Occasional Papers since 1993. He is the author of numerous articles on Buddhism and Theosophy and is the author of An Outline of Vedic Literature. He also is a contributor of the Sanskrit lexicon for inclusion in the Intercontinental Dictionary Series (http://ids.clld.org).