Juan R. Francisco

Juan R. Francisco is a Filipino Indologist[1] who discovered the Maranao version of the Ramayana, that is native to the Philippines. He then translated it into English. He is also a professor at the University of the Philippines in Manila.


He has a Ph.D in Sanskrit from the University of Madras, and he studied under Indologist Raghavan from Chennai. Francisco himself taught another Filipino Indologist, Josephine Acosta Pasricha.



  1. Fernández, Doreen (1996). Palabas: essays on Philippine theater history. Ateneo de Manila University Press. p. 151. ISBN 978-971-550-188-0. Retrieved 31 December 2010.

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