Dr. Rakesh Das

Assistant Professor
Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy
IH- 306, Prajna Bhavan
School of Indian Heritage
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute
Belur Math- 711202, West Bengal, India.
Contact No: (033) 2654-9999
Email:
https://rkmvu.academia.edu/RakeshDas

Academic Qualification:

  • Vidyavaridhi (Ph.D.) (2014): Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati.
  • M.Phil (2009): Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha,Tirupati.
  • Qualified the UGC-NET for eligibility for Lectureship and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) (December, 2008): Sanskrit Traditional Subjects.
  • Acharya in Navya Vyakarana (2008): Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • Shastri (2006): Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University), Tirupati.

Thesis and Dissertations:

  1. Vidyavaridhi (Ph.D.) Thesis (2014):
    “शिक्षाप्रातिशाख्याभ्याम् आरभ्य अद्य यावत् संस्कृत-ध्वनिविज्ञानस्य विकासः वचोऽभिज्ञानयन्त्रनिर्माणसन्दर्भे तस्योपयोगाश्च: एकम् अध्ययनम्” (Evolution of Sanskrit Phonetics from Śikṣās and Prātiśākhyas till date and Its implementation in the context of Automatic Speech Recognition: A Study) under the guidance of Prof.(Retd.) K V Ramakrishnamacharyulu.
  2. M.Phil. Dissertation (2009):
    “अभिक्रमणदृष्ट्या त्रिपाद्या अध्ययनम्” (Abhikramaṇdṛṣṭyā Tripādyā Adhyayanam – Study of Tripādī from the viewpoint of Computer Programming) under the guidance of Prof.(Retd.) K V Ramakrishnamacharyulu.

Seminars, Workshops, Invited Lectures:

  1. Delivered an invited lecture on “Bhāratīya Saṃskṛti O Pariveśa Cetanā” in the department of Sanskrit, Kalinagar Mahavidyalaya, Kalinagar, North 24 Parganas on 31 January, 2019.
  2. Attended Orientation Program from 19 November 2018 to 18 December 2018 organised by UGC-HRDC, Jadavpur University.
  3. Presented a paper on “देशान्तरीयसाहित्यानुसर्जने अवधेयांशाः – निवेदितायाः अनुवादस्य प्रकाशे” (Deśāntarīyasāhityānusarjane avadheyāṃśāḥ – niveditāyāḥ anuvādasya prakāśe) in a national seminar on National Seminar on Children’s Literature in Sanskrit organised by the Department of Sanskrit, SCSVMV, Kanchipuram in joint collaboration with Bala Sahitya Parishad, SAFIC on 4, 5 and 6 April, 2018.
  4. Delivered an invited lecture on “Yoga–Retrospect and Prospect” in the department of Sanskrit, Raja Narendralal Khan Women’s College, Midnopore on 19 January, 2018.
  5. Presented a paper on “A study of the varṇadoṣas detailed in the Ṛkprātiśākhya : an approach to standardize the pronunciation of Samskrita” in an international seminar on Paradigm Shift in Indian Linguistics and its Implications for Applied Disciplines, organised by Indian Institute for Advanced Studies, Shimla on 30 October and 1 November, 2017.
  6. Delivered an invited lecture on “एकस्याः रूशभाषोपनिबद्धायाः कथाया द्वाभ्याम् अनुवादकाभ्यां कृतयोः अनुवादयोः समीक्षणम्” (ekasyāḥ rūśabhāṣopanibaddhāyāḥ kathāyā dvābhyām anuvādakābhyāṃ kṛtayoḥ anuvādayoḥ samīkṣaṇam) in a national seminar on Saṃskṛtavidyāvaibhavam on 8 and 9 August, 2017 organised by Sanskrit College University, Kolkata as a part of Sanskrit Week Celebration, 2017.
  7. Delivered an invited lecture on “रामराज्यम्” (Rāmarājyam) in a national seminar on “धर्मशास्त्रदिशा प्रशासनस्य नैतिकी भित्तिः” organised by Department of Sanskrit, North Bengal University 30 March, 2017.
  8. Delivered an invited lecture on “सिद्धार्थचरितनाटकस्य विशिष्टम् अध्ययनम्” (Siddhārthacaritanāṭakasya viśiṣṭam adhyayanam) in a one day national symposium on the occasion of Birth Centenary Celebration of Virendra Kumar Bhattacharya organised by Sahiya Akademy, New Delhi and Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (Autonomous), Narendrapur on 22 April, 2017.
  9. Presented a paper on “योगचूडामण्युपनिषदि चक्राणां वर्णनम्” (yogacūḍāmaṇyupaniṣadi cakrāṇāṃ varṇanam) in a national seminar on upaniṣatsu yogavijñānam, organised by Bhagvan Chandra Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Jageshwarpada, Balasore on 17 and 18 December, 2016.
  10. Presented a paper on “इवेन समासो विभक्त्यलोपश्च” (ivena samāso vibhaktyalopaśca) in a national seminar on Samāsavṛttiḥ, organised by Bhagvan Chandra Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Jageshwarpada, Balasore on 19 and 20 November, 2016.
  11. Delivered an invited lecture on त्रिपाद्यां परत्वपरिष्कारः (Tripādyāṃ paratvapariṣkāraḥ) in a national seminar on Asiddhatva Atideśa in Paṇinīya Vyākaraṇa organised by the Department of Sanskrit Studies, RKMVU, Belur Math in joint collaboration with Shri Venkateshwra Vedic University on 24 and 25 October, 2016.
  12. Presented a paper on पृथूपाख्यानम् (Pṛthūpākhyānam) in a national seminar on Environmental Studies in Sanskrit Literature, organised by Bhagvan Chandra Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Jageshwarpada, Balasore on 22 and 23 October, 2016.
  13. Presented a paper on बालसाहित्यशब्दकोषः (Bālasāhityaśabdakoṣaḥ) in a national seminar on Children’s Literature in Sanskrit, organised by Samskrita Bala Sahitya Parishad (an initiative of SAFIC, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducchery) on 9, 10, 11 September, 2016.
  14. Delivered an invited lecture on अष्टाध्यायी तथ्यविज्ञानं च (Aṣṭādhyāyī and Information Science) in a Two day national seminar on Saṃskṛtavidyāvaibhavam on 17 and 18 August, 2016 organised by Sanskrit College University, Kolkata as a part of Sanskrit Week Celebration, 2016.
  15. Organised a Workshop on Manuscriptology from 29 March to 13 April, 2016 at Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math in joint collaboration with Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati.
  16. Presented a paper on अष्टाध्याय्यां तथ्यप्रयुक्तिकौशलम् (Aṣṭādhyāyyāṃ tathyaprayuktikauśalam) in a national seminar on Saṃskṛte vijñānaṃ prayuktiśca organised by the Department of Sanskrit, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore on 29 March, 2016.
  17. Presented a paper on वेदान्तदर्शनपरम्पराः तत्तत्प्रकरणग्रन्थाश्च (Vedānta-darśana-paramparā tattat-prakaraṇa-granthāśca) in a national seminar on {Fundamentals of Vedanta for the promotion of Sanskrit Studies organised by the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, Kolkata, West Bengal on 12 March 2016.
  18. Presented a paper on वैयाकरणौ तारानाथजीवानन्दौ (Vaiyākaraṇau Tārānātha-Jīvānandau) in a national seminar on {20\textsuperscript{th Century Sanskrit Studies in Bengal organised by Department of Sanskrit, University of Gour Banga, Malda, West Bengal on 30 September and 1 October, 2015.
  19. Presented a paper on विवेकानन्दकृतस्तोत्राणां दार्शनिकम् अध्ययनम् (Vivekānanda-kṛta-stotrāṇāṃ dārśanikam adhyayanam) in a national seminar on {Saṃskṛtsāhitye Svāmī Vivekānanda organised by Department of Sanskrit, Ramakrishna Mission Autonomous Residential College, Narendrapur, on 29 and 30 September, 2015.
  20. Presented a paper on अनुवादवैभवम् (Anuvādavaibhavam) in a national seminar on Saṃskṛtavidyāvaibhavam on 27 and 28 August, 2015 organised by Government Sanskrit College, Kolkata as a part of Sanskrit Week Celebration, 2015.
  21. Presented a paper on धर्मराज्यप्रतिष्ठात्री कुन्ती (Dharmarājya-pratiṣṭhātrī Kuntī) in an international seminar on Characterisation of Women in Sanskritic Works on 25, 26 and 27 February, 2015 organised by the Department of Sanskrit, University of Calcutta.
  22. Presented a paper on शुक्रनीतौ वैयक्तिकमूल्यानि (Śukranītau Vaiyaktikamūlyāni) in a state level seminar on Value Orientation in Sanskrit Literature on 12 and 13 August, 2014 organised by Government Sanskrit College, Kolkata as a part of Sanskrit Week Celebration, 2014.
  23. Presented a paper on पौराणिककथानां बालपाठ्यसरलसंस्कृतानुवादः (Paurāṇika-kathānāṃ bālapāṭhya-sarala-saṃskṛtānuvādaḥ) in a regional seminar on Sanskrit for Children organised jointly by Bharatiya Samskriti Samsad, Kolkata and Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC), Puducchery on 10 November, 2013.
  24. Presented a paper on जगन्नाथस्य अलौकिकत्वम् (Jagannāthasya Alaukikatvam) in a national seminar on Jagannāthasaṃskṛti organised by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Sadasiva Campus) … 2013.
  25. Presented a paper on भारतीयशिक्षादर्शः : विवेकानन्द-रवीन्द्र-अरविन्दमतसमीक्षा (Bhāratīya-śikṣādarśaḥ : Vivekānanda-Ravīndra-Aravinda-mata-samīkṣā) in a national seminar on Śikṣāśastra-pāṭhyakrame Bhāratīya-sampratyayānāṃ samāveśaḥ organised jointly by Punarutthan Vidyapeetha, Ahmedabad and Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Sadasiva Campus) 20 and 21 February 2013.
  26. Presented a paper on आधुनिकसंस्कृतकथासाहित्ये अच्युतानन्ददाशस्य योगदानम् (Ādhunika-saṃskṛta-kathā-sāhitye Acyutānanda-dāśasya Yogadānam) in a national seminar on Utkalīya-viduṣām Ādhunika-saṃskṛta-sāhitye Avadānam organised by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Sadasiva Campus) on 1,2 and 3 December, 2012.
  27. Presented a paper on A Study of the Annotation Scheme for kāraka Level Tagging in A Two day colloquium to mark the 25 years of NLP research in India from Pāṇinian Perspective jointly organised by Department of Sanskrit Studies, Centre for Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies (CALTS), University of Hyderabad and LDC-IL, Mysore on 2 and 3 August, 2012.
  28. Delivered a lecture on संस्कृतं सङ्गणकाय योग्यतमा भाषा (Saṃskṛtaṃ Saṅgaṇakāya Yogyatamā Bhāṣa) in a national seminar organised by Department of Sanskrit, West Bengal State University on Saṃskṛta-vaibhavam on 14, 15 and 16 May, 2012.
  29. Presented a paper on फटिकलालदासकृतस्य रवीन्द्रकाव्ययोरनुवादस्य समीक्षणम् (Phaṭikalāla-dāsa-kṛtasya ravīndrakāvyayoranuvādasya samīkṣaṇam) in a national seminar on Saṃskṛte Anūditaṃ ravīndra-sāhityam organised by Department of Sanskrit, Ramakrishna Mission Autonomous Residential College, Narendrapur, on 2 and 3 February, 2012.
  30. Participated in the National Seminar on Vedānta (Vedānta-vākyārtha-sabhā – Discussion on the Vedāntic statements in the light of the three Schools of Vedānta: Dvaita, Viśiṣṭādvaita and Advaita) held on 19 and 20 February, 2010 in Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math Howrah. Delivered concluding speech in the seminar.
  31. Participated in the Workshop on Sanskrit and Computers : Getting equipped to face new challenges held at the Department of Sanskrit Studies, University of Hyderabad from 19th to 24th December, 2009.
  32. Presented a paper on लकारार्थनिरूपणम् (Lakārārthanirūpaṇam) in the National Seminar on Vaiyākaraṇabhūṣaṇasāra held on 28,29,30 April, 2008 in Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Publication (Books/ Articles/ Journals and Magazines):

  • Books:
    1. चिपिटकचर्वणम् (Cipiṭakacarvaṇam) (A farce in Samskrita written by Srijiva Nyayatirtha) commentary and analysis of the farce. Edited jointly with Dinda, Joydeb. Published by Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek New Bharatiya Book Corporation, New Delhi in 2020. ISBN– 978-81-8315-410-9.
    2. चिपिटकचर्वणम् (Cipiṭakacarvaṇam) (A farce in Samskrita written by Srijiva Nyayatirtha) with transliteration in Bengali script, translation in Bengali, commentary and analysis of the farce. Edited jointly with Dinda, Joydeb. Published by BN Publications, Midnapore in 2019. ISBN– 978-81-930415-0-5.
    3. संस्कृतसाहित्ये स्वामी विवेकानन्दः (Saṃskṛta-sāhitye-svāmī vivekānandaḥ) (A collection of articles written by various scholars on the Swami Vivekananda and Samskrita Literature). Edited jointly with Biswal, Banamali and Dash, Narayana. Published by Swami Sarvalokananda, Vivekananda Center for Research, Narendrapur, Kolkata 700103 in 2017. ISBN– 978-81-933776-1-1.
    4. आशा (A collection of nine short stories written by Rakesh Das). Published by Sabita Dash, 73/17, Acharyapally, Narendrapur, Kolkata 700103 in 2017.
    5. पाणिनीयतन्त्रे असिद्धत्वातिदेशौ (Pāṇinīyatantre Asiddhatvātideśau) (Collection of papers selected for presentation in National Seminar on Asiddhatva Atideśa organised by the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute in joint collaboration with Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati on Kṛṣṇā Ekādaśī Dvādaśī, 2073 Vikramasamvat (24 25 November 2016)). Edited jointly by Das, Rakesh Reghu, Gopikrishnan. Published by Swami Hariharananda, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational Research Institute (Deemed to be University), Belur Math, Howrah 711202 in 2017. ISBN– 978-93-84425-18-0.
    6. पण्डित दीनदयाल उपाध्याय विचार दर्शन : विविध प्रसङ्ग (खण्ड ८) (collection of articles translated from English and Hindi into Bengali on Ekatma Manav Darshan and life of Deendayal Upadhyay). Edited and partly translated by Rakesh Das. Published by Bharatiya Samskriti Trust, 9A, Abhedananda Road, Kolkata 6 on 31 July, 2015 on the occasion of Gurupurnima.
    7. पण्डित दीनदयाल उपाध्याय विचार दर्शन : एकात्म अर्थनीति (खण्ड ४) (translated from original English book by Sharad Anant Kulkarni on Ekatma Economics). Translated and edited by Rakesh Das. Published by Bharatiya Samskriti Trust, 9A, Abhedananda Road, Kolkata 6 on 31 July, 2015 on the occasion of Gurupurnima.
    8. वनयोगी बालासाहेब देशपाण्डे : (जीवन ओ कृतित्व) (Vanayogī Balasaheb Deshpande : (Life and deeds))(A book written on the life and works of Balasaheb Deshpande, founder of Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram). Written in Bengali and edited by Rakesh Das. Published by Purvanchal Kalyan Ashram, Dakshina Banga on 26 December, 2013 on the occasion of the birth centenary of Balasaheb Deshpande.
    9. अनूदितं रवीन्द्रसाहित्यम् (Anūditaṃ Ravīndrasāhityam) (A collection of articles written by various scholars on the works of Ravīndranātha translated into sanskrit). Edited jointly with Biswal, Banamali and Dash, Narayana. Published by Sabita Dash, 73/17, Acharyapally, Narendrapur, Kolkata 700103 in 2013. ISBN– 978-81-922208-6-4.
    10. मेघमल्लारः (Meghamallara) (First story collection by Bibhutibhusan Bandyopadhyaya translated in Sanskrit from Bengali). Translated and edited by Das, Rakesh. Published by Samskrita Bharati, Mata Mandir Gali, Jhandevalan, New Delhi 110055 in January, 2013. ISBN– 978-93-81160-81-7.
    11. विश्वम्भरा (अनूदितविश्वकथाः) (Viśvambharā – Anūdita-viśva-kathā) (A collection of famous short stories from world classic literature translated in Sanskrit). Translated 3 stories therein and edited jointly with Biswal, Banamali and Dash, Narayana. Published by Samskrita Bharati, Mata Mandir Gali, Jhandevalan, New Delhi 110055 in January, 2013. ISBN– 978-93-81160-69-5.
    12. कवीन्द्रकथाकल्लोलिनी (Kavīndra-kathā-kallolinī) (A collection of 31 short stories by Rabindranath Tagore translated in Sanskrit). Translated 16 stories therein and edited jointly with Bhattacharya, Tanmay Kumar and Dash, Narayana. Published by Samskrita Bharati, Mata Mandir Gali, Jhandevalan, New Delhi 110055 in January, 2011. ISBN– 978-81-87279-93-2.
  • Articles:
    1. “श्रीरामकृष्णस्य भावमुखस्थितिः – वेदान्ते काचिद् विशिष्टा दृष्टिः” (Śrīrāmakṛṣṇasya Bhāvamukhasthitiḥ – Vedānte Kācid Viśiṣṭā Dṛṣṭiḥ) published as a chapter of State, Society And Literature : Ideas At Crossroad (A collection of articles written by various scholars) edited by Bhattacharya, Sourabodhi Karmakar, Abhisek, published by The Dhaka Students Library, Kolkata in 2018. ISBN 978-93-84054-42-7.
    2. Rāmarājya: An Appraisal published in Sanskrit-Vāṅmayī (ISSN – 2231-5799) edited by Yadav, Ramsumer, published by Department of Sanskrit and Prakrit Language, Lucknow University, 2018.
    3. बालसाहित्यशब्दकोषः Lexicon for Children’s Literature in Samskrita published in 6\textsuperscript{th issue of Prajñāloka (ISSN – 2320-5911) edited by Das, Rakesh et.al., published by Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah, West Bengal in 2018.
    4. धर्मराज्यप्रतिष्ठात्री कुन्ती (Dharmarājya-pratiṣṭhātrī Kuntī) published as a chapter of Women in Ancient India : Myriad Voices (A collection of articles written by various scholars) edited by Gupta, Mau Das, published by Sanskrit Pustak Bhander, 38, Bidhan Sarani, Kolkata 6 in 2018. ISBN 978-93-87800-33-5.
    5. इवेन समासो विभक्त्यलोपश्च (Ivena samāso vibhaktyalopaśca) published as a chapter of समासविस्तरः Samāsavistaraḥ (A collection of articles written by various scholars on Samskrita compound) edited by Panda, Giridhari, published by Benaras Marcentile Company, Kolkata in 2017. ISBN 978-81-86359-68-0.
    6. विवेकानन्दकृतानां श्रीरामकृष्णस्तोत्राणाम् अध्ययनम् (Vivekanāndakṛtānāṃ Śrīrāmakṛṣṇastotrāṇām adhyayanam) published as a chapter of संस्कृतसाहित्ये स्वामी विवेकानन्दः (Saṃskṛta-sāhitye-svāmī vivekānandaḥ) (A collection of articles written by various scholars on the Swami Vivekananda and Samskrita Literature). Edited jointly with Biswal, Banamali and Dash, Narayana. Published by Swami Sarvalokananda, Vivekananda Center for Research, Narendrapur, Kolkata 700103 in 2017. ISBN– 978-81-933776-1-1.
    7. त्रिपाद्यां परत्वपरिष्कारः (Tripādyāṃ paratvapariṣkāraḥ) published as a chapter of पाणिनीयतन्त्रे असिद्धत्वातिदेशौ (Pāṇinīyatantre Asiddhatvātideśau) (Collection of papers selected for presentation in National Seminar on Asiddhatva Atideśa organised by the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute in joint collaboration with Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati on Kṛṣṇā Ekādaśī Dvādaśī, 2073 Vikramasamvat (24 25 November 2016)). Edited jointly by Das, Rakesh Reghu, Gopikrishnan. Published by Swami Hariharananda, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational Research Institute (Deemed to be University), Belur Math, Howrah 711202 in 2017. ISBN– 978-93-84425-18-0.
    8. पृथूपाख्यानं तथा पर्यावरणचिन्तनम् (Pṛthūpākhyānaṃ tathā paryāvaraṇacintanaṃ– The tale of Pṛthu and thoughts on environment) published as a chapter of संस्कृतसाहित्ये पर्यावरणविज्ञानम् (Saṃskṛtasāhitye paryāvaraṇavijñānaṃ) (A collection of research papers written by various scholars) edited by Singhdeo, Dharmendra Kumar Dash, Narayana, published by Smt Sabita Dash, Veenapani Sanskrit Samiti, Bhopal in 2016. ISBN 978-81-922208-5-7.
    9. वर्णः अक्षरं च (Varṇaḥ akṣaraṃ ca) published as a chapter of शोधनिधिः (Śodhanidhiḥ) (A collection of articles written by various scholars) edited by Bhattacharyya, Chandan Sen, Subhrajit, published by Registrar, University of Gour Banga, Malda, The Banaras Mercantile Company, Kolkata in 2016. ISBN– 81-86359-50-8.
    10. सन्तृप्तिः (जनार्दनहेगडेवर्यकृतकथाग्रन्थस्य समीक्षा) (A criticism on Santṛptiḥ – collection of twenty short stories in Sanskrit written by Janardana Hegde) published in 22\textsuperscript{nd issue of Kathāsarit (ISSN – 0976-4453) edited by Biswal, Banamali et.al., published by Kathabharati, Allahabad in March, 2016.
    11. उत्फुल्लम् अन्तरङ्गम् (जनार्दनहेगडेवर्यकृतकथाग्रन्थस्य समीक्षा) (A criticism on Utphullam Antaraṅgam – collection of fifteen short stories in Sanskrit written by Janardana Hegde) published in 20-21 joint issue of Kathāsarit (ISSN – 0976-4453) edited by Biswal, Banamali et.al., published by Kathabharati, Allahabad in June, 2015.
    12. Vibhakti Divergence between Sanskrit and Bengali published in 2\textsuperscript{nd issue of Prajñāloka (ISSN – 2320-5911) edited by Das, Rakesh et.al., published by Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah, West Bengal in July, 2014.
    13. फटिकलालदासकृतस्य रवीन्द्रकाव्ययोरनुवादस्य समीक्षणम् (Phaṭikalāla-dāsa-kṛtasya ravīndrakāvyayoranuvādasya samīkṣaṇam) published as a chapter of अनूदितं रवीन्द्रसाहित्यम् (Anūditaṃ Ravīndrasāhityam) (A collection of articles written by various scholars on the works of Ravīndranātha translated into sanskrit) edited by Biswal, Banamali et.al., published by Sabita Dash, 73/17, Acharyapally, Narendrapur, Kolkata 700103 in 2013. ISBN– 978-81-922208-6-4.
    14. हेमशकटिकस्य समीक्षात्मकम् अध्ययनम् (विश्वासकृतोपन्यासस्य समीक्षा) (A critical study of Hemaśakaṭikam a novel written in Sanskrit by H R Viswas) published in 17\textsuperscript{th issue of Kathāsarit (ISSN – 0976-4453) edited by Biswal, Banamali et.al., published by Kathabharati, Allahabad in September, 2013.
    15. श्रीरामकृष्णप्रतिपादिततत्त्वे द्वैताद्वैतविशिष्टाद्वैतमतानां समन्वयः Synthesis of Dvaita, Advaita and Viśiṣṭādvaita in Sri Ramakrishnaʼs Philosophy published in 1\textsuperscript{st issue of Prajñāloka (ISSN – 2320-5911) edited by Das, Rakesh et.al., published by Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah, West Bengal in July, 2013.
    16. अच्युतानन्दकथासाहित्यम् (अच्युतानन्ददाशकृतकथासङ्ग्रहस्य समीक्षा) (A criticism on Acyutānanda-kathā-sāhityam a collection of short stories written by Achyutananda Dash) published in 16\textsuperscript{th issue of Kathāsarit (ISSN – 0976-4453) edited by Biswal, Banamali et.al., published by Kathabharati, Allahabad in March, 2013.
    17. सीताहरणम् अन्याश्च रचनाः कदम्बकम् (कालूरिहनुमन्तरावकृतग्रन्थस्य समीक्षा) (A criticism on Sītāharaṇam Anyāśca Racanāḥ Kadambakam a collection of play, essays and short stories written by Kaluri Hanumantha Rao) published in 15\textsuperscript{th issue of Kathāsarit (ISSN – 0976-4453) edited by Biswal, Banamali et.al., published by Kathabharati, Allahabad in September, 2012.
    18. वरेण्याः कथासर्जकाः (प्रख्यातकथाकाराणां परिचयः) (Vareṇyāḥ Kathāsarjakāḥ an essay on world famous short story writers) published in 13-14\textsuperscript{the joint issue of Kathāsarit (ISSN – 0976-4453) edited by Biswal, Banamali et.al., published by Kathabharati, Allahabad in March, 2012.
    19. स्वरवर्णानामुच्चारणे विहितानां दोषाणाम् ऋक्प्रातिशाख्यानुसारेण विवेचनम् (Svaravarṇoccāraṇe Kriyamaṇānāṃ doṣāṇām Ṛkprātiśākhyadṛṣṭyā Pariśīlanam) (A study of the errors done while pronouncing the vowels according to Ṛkprātiśākhya) published in 12\textsuperscript{th issue of Ādarṣa (ISSN – 2230-7427) edited by Jha, Bhola, published by Sri Bhagavandas Adarsha Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Haridwar in December, 2011.
    20. सम्पर्कः (पराम्बाश्रीयोगमायाकृतकथाग्रन्थस्य समीक्षा) (A criticism on Samparkaḥ written by Paramba Sri Yogmaya) published in 12\textsuperscript{th issue of Kathāsarit (ISSN – 0976-4453) edited by Biswal, Banamali et.al., published by Kathabharati, Allahabad in March, 2011.

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Journals and Magazines:

  • Editor of Prajñāloka (ISSN – 2320-5911) – bilingual, peer reviewed, annual research journal – published by the Registrar, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah, West Bengal.
  • Sub-editor of Kathāsarit (ISSN – 0976-4453) – The only Sanskrit Magazine dedicated to Sanskrit Prose exclusively – published by Kathabharati, Allahabad.
  • Peer and member of the Editorial board Śabdajyoti (ISSN – 2321-0427) – a peer reviewed research journal published by Akila-bhārata-saṃskṛta-gaveṣaṇā-pariṣad, Medinipore, West Bengal.

Skills:

Languages Known – Sanskrit, Bengali, Hindi, Odia, English (Speak, Read and Write). Telugu (Read and Speak).

Awards Achievements

  • Selected for the award of PG Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holder (2006-08) granted by UGC.
  • Awarded Professor Haridas Siddhanta Vagisha Prize for best performance in Modern Sanskrit Literature section of 50th session of All India Oriental Conference.
  • Awarded with ‘Paṇḍita Pratāpa Nārāyaṇa Miśra Yuva Sāhityakāra Sammāna’ for Bengali by ‘Bhaurao Deoras Seva Nyas’, Lucknow in the year 2018. The award was conferred for the book ‘Vanayogī Balasaheb Deshpande : (Jīvana O Kṛtitva)’ in Bengali.

Association:

  • Member of the Executive Committee of अखिलभारतसंस्कृतबालसाहित्यपरिषद् (Akila-bhārata-saṃskṛta-bāla-sāhitya-pariṣad – All India Council for childrens’ literature in Sanskrit).
  • Former Member (as Vice-Chancellor’s nominee), Board of Studies, Department of Sanskrit, Ramakrishna Mission Autonomous Residential College, Narendrapur, West Bengal. The college is affiliated by University of Calcutta.

Experience:

  • Teaching:
    • Working as a full-time faculty in the Dept. of Sanskrit Studies, School of Indian Heritage, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah since the year 2009-10.
    • Appointed as a teacher by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan in the 21 day Non Formal Sanskrit Education Teachers’ Training camp held between 29 June to 15 July, 2012 at Adyapeath, Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal.
  • Others:
    • Has been preparing the Samskrita version of Rashtriya Panchang (Indian National Panchanga) published by the Director General of Meteorology, Positional Astronomy Center, India Meteorological Department, (Ministry of Earth Science) Government of India, since year 2018-19.
    • Ran Sanskrit Sambhasana Sibira (Spoken Sanskrit Classes) during 6th August to 20th August, 2007 in Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University.
    • Two years of experience in creating content and correcting proof in Sanskrit Project, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati.
    • Created a website ‘Yogic Management for Rheumatoid Arthritis (with reference to modern medical sciences and Ayurveda)’ for the partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of Shastri.
    • Developed a Software ‘Amara Kosha’ (Digital Representation of Amara Kosha) for the partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of PG Diploma in Computer Application.
      Worked as a DTP specialist in the Research and Publication Department, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati, in the year 2008-09. (Part Time)
  • Co-Curricular Activities:
    • Awarded with a number of medals in various National and State Level literary and cultural competitions.
    • Secured Third Place in the elocution competition held in connection with 20th International Ramayana Conference in Tirupati during the year 2004.
    • Participated and awarded as the ‘Best Actor in the concerned team’ in the Akhila Bhāratiya Naṭya Spardhā conducted by Rajasthan Sanskrit Academy in Jaipur in the year 2005.
    • Became Literary Champion in Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University), Tirupati, during the academic years 2003-04 and 2004-05 consequently.
    • Awarded with Vāgbhūṣaṇa related to literary excellence during the academic year 2004-05 by the Vāgvardhinī Pariṣad, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University), Tirupati.
    • Attended the ‘Vyas Samaroha’ in Chowdhuri Charan Singh University in the year 2003-04 as a representative of Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University), Tirupati in debate competition.
    • Participated in the ‘South Zone Inter University Youth Festival’ in the year 2003-04 in the events Elocution and Debate.
    • Became Class Representative of ‘Vagvardhini Parishad’ (A Literary Association run by the Students of the University) for the year 2004-05 in Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University), Tirupati.
  • Extra Curricular Activities:
    • Designed a website ‘ih.rkmvu.ac.in’ for the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and
    • Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah.
    • Designed a Multimedia Website ‘www.sakshat.ac.in’ (Four Quadrant Education Portal – sponsored by MHRD) partly for Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan(Deemed University), New Delhi, during October, 2006.
    • Participated in the content creation of ‘Dhaturatnakara’ a website developed by Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati and Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi.
    • Participated in content creation for CD-ROM of Paniniya Vyakarana Udaharna Kosa developed by Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati and French Institute of Pondichery.
    • Passed ‘SANGEET VISHARAD PRATHAM KHAND (4th year)’ in Tabla, conducted by Pracheena Kala Kendra, Chandigarh during the year 1997-98.
    • Participated in the National Integration Camp conducted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Sadhana Rural Development Trust (R) in Karnataka during the year 2004-05.
    • Successfully completed Śāstra Vāridhi in Purāṇetihasa (One Month Short Term course) on Significance of the Pilgrim Centers in India according to Purāṇetihasa conducted by Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, UGC Center of Excellence in the Subjects of Traditional Subjects from 25/12/2008 to 24/01/2009.

Research Supervision

  • M.Phil:
    • Srimanta Bhadra was awarded M.Phil in the year 2018 for a dissertation on “कमलाकरभट्टविरचिताया व्याख्यादर्शटिप्पण्याः सम्पादनमध्ययनञ्च” (The Edition and Study of Vyākhyādarśaṭippaṇī of Kamalākara Bhaṭṭa) submitted to the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah.
    • Sudip Mandal was awarded M.Phil in the year 2018 for a dissertation on “अष्टाध्याय्यामनुबन्धप्रयुक्तकार्याणां समीक्षणम्” (A study of procedures raised by anubandhas in Aṣṭādhyāyī) submitted to the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah.
    • Joydeb Dinda was awarded M.Phil in the year 2018 for a dissertation on “धातूनामर्थगणनिरूपणम्” (Classification of Dhātus according to their meaning) submitted to the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah.
    • Nityananda Manna was awarded M.Phil in the year 2018 for a dissertation on “श्रीहरिनामामृतव्याकरणगतसंज्ञाप्रकरणविमर्शः” (A critical study of saṃjñāprakaraṇa of Śrīharināmāmṛtavyākaraṇa) submitted to the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah.
    • Sujit Maiti was awarded M.Phil in the year 2018 for a dissertation on “आशुबोधीयसंज्ञाप्रकरणस्य विशिष्टमध्ययनम्” (A Special Study of Saṃjñāprakaraṇam of Āśubodhavyākaraṇam) submitted to the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah.
    • Krishnagopal Patra was awarded MPhil in the year 2019 for a dissertation on “वाचस्पतिमिश्रकृतौ तत्त्वबिन्दौ शाब्दिकमतविमर्शः” (A critical Study of śābdikamata as Depicted in Tattvabindu of Vācaspatimiśra) to be submitted to the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah.
  • Ph.D:
    • Srimanta Bhadra is preparing thesis on “कमलाकरभट्टविरचितस्य विभक्त्यर्थप्रकाशस्य सम्पादनमध्ययनञ्च” (Edition and Study of Vibhaktyarthaprkāśa of Kamalākara Bhaṭṭa) to be submitted to the Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah for the completion of his Ph.D Degree.
    • Sudip Mandal is preparing thesis on “तारानाथतर्कवाचस्पतिप्रणीतशब्दार्थरत्नगतवाक्यकाण्डस्य विशिष्टमध्ययनम्” (A Special Study of Vākyakāṇḍa of Śabdārtharatnam by Tārānātha Tarkavācaspati) to be submitted to the Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah for the completion of his Ph.D Degree.
    • Joydeb Dinda is preparing thesis on “पाणिनीयधातुपाठोक्तधातूनां कारकाङ्क्षानिरूपणम्” (Determining the desire of Kārakas of verbal roots listed in the Dhātupāṭha of Pāṇini) to be submitted to theDepartment of Sanskrit and Philosophy, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah for the completion of his Ph.D Degree.
    • Nityananda Manna is preparing thesis on “उपसर्गार्थचन्द्रिकानुसारम् उपसृष्टधातूनामर्थगणनिरूपणम्” (Classification of Dhātus prefixed with Upasargas according to their meaning in the light of Upasargārthacandrikā) to be submitted to the Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah for the completion of his Ph.D Degree.
    • Sujit Maiti is preparing thesis on “अष्टाध्यायीगतकारकसमाससूत्राणाम् अन्नम्भट्टकृतायाः मिताक्षरावृत्तेः समीक्षणम्” (A Critical Analysis of Mitākṣarā Vṛtti of Annambhaṭṭa based on Kāraka and Samāsa Sūtras of Aṣṭādhyāyī) to be submitted to the Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah for the completion of his Ph.D Degree.
    • Krishnagopal Patra is preparing thesis on “सरस्वतीकण्ठाभरणव्याकरणस्य प्रथमाध्यायस्य प्रथमद्वितीयपादयोः सम्मर्शः।” ( An appraisal of the first two pādas of first chapter of Sarasvatīkaṇṭhābharaṇavyākaraṇa) to be submitted to the Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Formerly known as Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University), Belur Math, Howrah for the completion of his Ph.D Degree.