Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy under the School of Indian Heritage at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Belur Math is organizing a 7-day National Workshop on Vyākaraṇa Mahābhāṣya of Patañjali (Samarthāhnikam).


  • Thorough explanation of the text with cross references from within the bhāṣya and other  source books of vyākaraṇa
  • Pradīpatīka of Kayyaṭa and Udyota of Nāgeśabhaṭṭa – line by line discussion

Resource Persons

  • Prof. Narottam Senapati, HoD, Dept. of Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit Visva-Bharati (Inaugural Session)
  • Dr. Ch.K.Padmanabham, Asst. Prof. Vyakarana Vibhaga Rajiv Gandhi Campus, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Sringeri (Technical Sessions)
  • Prof. Satyajit Layek, HoD, Dept. of Sanskrit Calcutta University (Valedictory Session)


  • Inaugural Session: 11 am, 5 Jan 2019
  • Valedictory Session: 2.30 pm, 12 Jan 2019
  • Technical Session-1: 11 am to 1 pm
  • Technical Session-2: 6.45 to 8.45 pm


Seminar Hall 307 (Second floor), Medha Bhavan
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute
PO Belur Math, Dist Howrah­ 711202 Belur Main Campus

How to Apply

Write a mail giving the following details:

  • Name, age, sex, qualification (and designation if any.)
  • Why do you want to attend the workshop (In two or three sentences)
  • Will you attend all the sessions
  • Email ID: Address the mail to “The Convenor”
  • You will be sent link to an online Form for filling up your details and another link for paying Registration fee online.

Who can apply

  • Research Scholars/ Sanskrit Teachers

Selection of candidates by the University will be final.

Last date to apply: 28 Dec 2018

Registration Fee

  • Rs.1500/- for scholars
  • Rs.2000/- for teachers
  • Accommodation and Food (Extra): Rs.2000/-

Please note : Seats are limited. Admissions will be on first come first served basis.


Dr. Neeraj Kumar Bhargave
Asst. Professor, Dept. of Sanskrit & Philosophy

Swami Japasiddhananda
Head, Dept. of Sanskrit & Philosophy

Mobile: 8902657749, 8230864238 (9.30 am to 5.30 pm except Sundays)

Please note that Dr. Padmanabham will also give a series of classes on Bauddhārthaprakaraṇam of Vaiyākaraṇa-siddhānta-laghumañjūṣā of Nāgeśabhaṭṭa. Registered delegates will have, as an added privilege, free entry to these lectures.

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