We are glad to inform you of the fourth series of Special Lectures in the current academic session 2018-19. Prof. K.S.Kannan from Bangalore has kindly consented to deliver a series of lectures on different aspects of Sanskrit Literature at the Department of Sanskrit & Philosophy, RKMVERI, Belur Math

Prof. Kannan has specialized in  Alaṅkāraśāstra. Literary achievements and long experience in academics have won him titles like “Vidyānidhi” and awards  like “ Śrī Rāghavendra Bhāratī Pāṇḍitya Puraskāra”. Amiable disposition blended with wide range of knowledge and student-friendly approach has endeared him to students and scholars alike. It is a matter of joy that Prof. Kannan is visiting our Department to discuss the following topics

The lectures will be scheduled as shown below:

  • 22 Nov 2018, 7.15 am – 9.15 am: Yoga with special focus on asteya
  • 22 Nov 2018, 6.45 pm – 8.45 pm: The Vedantic view of Kālidāsa  
  • 23 Nov 2018, 7.15 am – 9.15 am: Abhijñānaśākuntalam: a dhārmic analysis
  • 23 Nov 2018, 6.45 pm – 8.45 pm: Sītā-parityāga as dealt with by Kālidāsa


Seminar Hall 1, Prajna Bhavan
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute
PO Belur Math, Dist Howrah­ 711202 Belur Main Campus

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Swami Japasiddhananda
Head, Department of Sanskrit Studies
14 November 2018