Swami Japasiddhananda

Head
Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy
IH- 310, Prajna Bhavan
School of Indian Heritage
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute
Belur Math- 711202, West Bengal, India.
Contact No: (033) 2654-9999
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Academic Profile

Course Board/University Year of passing Subjects
Secondary Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board, Karnataka 1992 First Language Sanskrit, Second Language English, Third Language Kannada, Core Subjects: Mathermatics, Science, Social Studies
Pre-University Examination Education Department, Government of Karnataka 1994 Sanskrit. English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics
Sahitya Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board, Karnataka 1995 Vyākaraṇa, Tarka, Padya, Gadya, Campū Nāṭaka, Nāṭakalakṣaṇa, Alaṅkāra
B.A. Karnataka State Open University, Mysore 2000 English (Major), Philosophy (Major), Sanskrit, History
M.A. Karnataka State Open University, Mysore 2012 Vyākaraṇa, Tarka, Padya, Gadya, Nāṭaka, Alaṅkāra, Veda, Upaniṣad, Gītā, Vaidika-śāstretihāsa, Arthaśāstra, Smṛti, Bhāṣāśāstra
Ph.D in Sanskrit Grammar (on going) Visva Bharati, Shantiniketan, Birbhum, West Bengal Since 2017 (probable year of completion 2021) Title of the proposed doctoral thesis: Vākyapadīyoktā jñānamātrasya śabdānugatatā – Ekā samīkṣā
“Linguistic Association of All Knowledge As postulated in Vākyapadīyam – A Critical Study”

Teaching Experience

  1. Currently (from 2015 May – till date): Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (deemed University), Belur Math, West Bengal
  2. 2016-2017 – Guest Ācārya at the Probationer’s Training Centre, Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math. (Subject taught: Pañcadaśī)
  3. 2013 Dec – 2015 May: Monastic Faculty in the capacity of Assistant Professor, Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (deemed University), Belur Math (Subjects taught: Vyakarana, Vedanta, Nyaya, Sahitya, and Rg-vedic Suktas)
  4. 2011 June – 2013 Oct: Teacher, and assistant hostel superintendent, Ramakrishna Math Vivekananda Veda Vidyalaya, Belur Math. (Subjects taught: Vyakarana, Sahitya, Amarakosha, Ashtadhyayi and Communicative English)
  5. 2002, 2005-2008: Pre-probationer monastic teacher to the pre-probationers at Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Belgaum, Karnataka. (Subjects taught: Basic Sanskrit Grammar, Śrīmadbhagavadgītā with the commentaries of Śrīśaṅkara, Śrīrāmānuja and the gloss of Śrīdhara, and traditional recital of Vedic hymns, Upanishads, Gita, etc.)
  6. 1996 August – 2000 December: Pre-probationer monastic teacher to the pre-probationers at Sri Ramakrishna Sharadashrama, Kodagu District, Karnataka, for the courses conducted by the Surasarasvatīsabhā, Sringeri at the levels: Prathamā, Dvitīyā, Tṛtīyā, and Turīyā
  7. 1996 August – 2000 December: Pre-probationer monastic teacher to the pre-probationers at Sri Ramakrishna Sharadashrama, Kodagu District, Karnataka. (Subjects taught: Basic Sanskrit Grammar, Vedic Chanting and Recital of Upanishads, Hymns like Śrīlalitāsahasranāma etc.)

Publications: Books, Articles etc.

  1. Editor – Saṃskṛti-sudhā, a Sanskrit biannual journal, published by Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math
  2. Books – Śrīdharaṭīkā of Bhagavadgītā, translated to Kannada, published by Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore, Karnataka, 2010
Sl. No. Research Papers, Articles etc. Published in Year of Publication
1. Peace Package for Pilgrims (on the inward spiritual journey) Thai Prajñā, the annual international research journal of the Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
ISSN: 1686- 9354
2021
2. Sthānivallakṣaṇa-lakṣyāṇi (Paper in Sanskrit) Svādhyāya, referred and blind ‘peer-reviewed’ annual multilingual research journal of the Oriental Institute, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. Issue No. 58  ISSN: 2250-0391 2021
3. Dhanyaṣoḍaśī (Poem in Sanskrit) Samskrita Pratibha, a quarterly journal of the Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi. Vol. 79, Edition: April-June 2021 April-June 2021
4. Sthānivatsūtraṃ Kīdṛk śāstram (Paper in Sanskrit) Suraj Punj Journal for Multidisciplinary Research Volume-11, Issue-2, February 2021, Page No: 96-102 e-ISSN: 2394-2886 Ugc Approved Journal S.No: 64786  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-NVHPpIIViesO2LBRyGqrDmbQE3zNUPb/view 2021
5. Prabuddhāṣṭakam (Poem in Sanskrit on the Journal Prabuddhabhārata) Prabuddha Bharata, (an English monthly), Vol. 126, Issue 1, 125th year Commemorative Volume, January 2021, Advaita Ashrama, PO Mayavati, Dist. Champawat, Uttarakhand  ISSN 0032-6178 2021
6. Darśanasthāne Sthānivatsūtram (Paper in Sanskrit) International Journal of Sanskrit Research, 2020, Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part A [ISSN Number: 2394-7519] [Impact Factor (RJIF): 5.12]
https://www.anantaajournal.com/archives/?year=2020&vol=6&issue=6&part=A
2020
7. Sthānivatsūtrārtha-vimarśaḥ (Paper in Sanskrit) Karnataka Samskritadhyayanam, a biannual Sanskrit pee-reviewed research journal published by the Karnataka Sanskrit University, Bengaluru
ISSN – 2249-1104
2020
8. Śāntipāṭhaḥ (Paper in Sanskrit) Aranyakam, a biannual, peer reviewed research journal of the “Sanskrit Prasara Parishad”, Ara, Bihar. Issue: Sept 2020-Mar 2021  ISSN: 9750061 2020
9. Śāntiṣoḍaśī (Poem in Sanskrit) Samskrita Pratibha, a quarterly journal of the Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi. Vol. 76, Edition: July-September 2020 July 2020
10. Yogānandadaśakam (Poem in Sanskrit) The Vedanta Kesari, (an English Monthly) published by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, Chennai ISSN 0042-2983 March 2020
11. Upaniṣattugalalli ādhyātmika sādhane (An article in Kannada) Viveka Prabha (a Kannada monthly), published by Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore, Karnataka

Jan 2016

12. Śrīvivekānandadaśakam (a poem in Sanskrit) The Vedanta Kesari, (an English Monthly) published by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, Chennai  ISSN 0042-2983

Jan 2015

13. Oṅkāra tattva mattu upāsane (An article in Kannada) Viveka Prabha (a Kannada monthly), published by Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore, Karnataka

Jan 2015

14. The Fiery Monk (An article in English) Abhih (Annual Souvenir), Volume 32, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College(Autonomous), Narendrapur, Kolkata

2014

15. Śrīvivekagurvaṣṭakam (a poem in Sanskrit) The Vedanta Kesari, (an English Monthly) published by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, Chennai ISSN 0042-2983

June 2014

16. Māruteḥ Vākkauśalam (An article in Sanskrit) Prajñālokaḥ, Research Journal of the Department of Sanskrit Studies, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Belur Math ISSN:23205911

2014

17. Vivekasvarāḍaṣṭakam (a poem in Sanskrit) Prabuddha Bharata, (An English Monthly) published by Advaita Ashrama, PO Mayavati, Dist. Champawat, Uttarakhand ISSN 0032-6178

Jan 2014

18. “Go Back!” (A paper in English on Swamiji’s dictum) Viveka Mañjūṣā, Diamond Jubilee Souvenir (printed), of the annual handwritten souvenir of the Vivekananda Balaka Sangha, Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore (pp.74-84)

2013

19. Swami Vivekananda’s Contribution to Hinduism (A paper in English) Souvenir 2012, Ramakrishna Mission Calcutta Student’s Home, Belgharia, Kolkata

2012

Faculty Development Programmes, Certificate Courses etc.

Sl. No. Name of the Programme Organized by Duration Dates
1. State Level Online Awareness Programme on PDS-Shodhshudhi INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 1 day 12 July 2021
2. Two Days Online Training on Advance Course on Preventive Vigilance National Productivity Council, and autonomous organization under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India 2 days 6, 7 July 2021
3. Online Training on Manuals Preparation To Document Food Safety Management System As Per ISO 22000: 2018 Standard National Productivity Council, and autonomous organization under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India 1 day 4 July 2021
4. Kārakam (a 3 credit certificate course in Kārakam with special reference to vākyapadīya-sādhana-samuddeśa ) Indic Academy, Hyderabad 4 months 20 Feb 2021 to 5 June 2021
5. Webinar on Research M etrics and R anking through the L ens on Scopus Elsevier in collaboration with Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata 1 day 14 January 2021
6. An Online Certificate Course in Introduction to Indian Heritage Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune and Heritage India Communications Pvt. Ltd, Pune 24 days 8 June to 2 July 2020
7. National Online Faculty Development Programme on E-Content Design, Development and Delivery Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek In association with INFLIBNET CENTRE (Gandhinagar) 10 days 18 June to 27 June 2020
8. Five-Day Certificate Course in Bhartṛhari and Philosophy Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune under the Academic Development Programme supported by Infosys Foundation 5 days 2 Dec to 6 Dec 2019

Seminars, Workshops, Conferences Attended

Sl. No. Topic of the Seminar/ Workshop Organized by Duration Dates
1 Two Day International Seminar on The Sacred Legacy of Indian Gurus Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek, Nagpur 2 days 23, 24 July 2021
2 International Seminar on Indian Knowledge Systems: Inquiry of Roots in Vedic Literature Kantaloor Sala (An Institute for higher learning and research in ancient Indian wisdom), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 5 days 16 to 20 July 2021
3 Webinar on Meeting the Challenges of Covid-19 pandemic – The Yogic Way VIVEKA-VYASA (Vivekananda Vedanta-Yoga Adhyayana-Samshodhana-Alaya), Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Belur Math, sponsored by the Inter University Centre for Yogic Sciences (IUCYS) 19 Days 16 June to 4 July 2021
4 Three Day International Webinar on Sanskrit and Indian Education: Perspectives, Challenges and Approaches Bharatheeya Vidya Nikethan College of Teacher Education, Kellakkad, Kerala + Vidyabhyasa Vikasa Kendra, Kerala + College of Teacher Education Thripunithura, Kerala 3 Days 7 to 9 May 2021
5 An Online Symposium on Greater Magadha: Evaluation and Retrospective University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 4 Days 6 to 9 May 2021
6 International Conference on Philosophy and Praxis of Yoga – 2021. Theme: HathaYoga – Unravelling Texts and Traditions Indica Yoga, Indic Academy + Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai 2 Days 24, 25 April 2021
7 Online National Seminar on Anvitabhidhana-Vada Vedic Vedantic Studies and Research Institute, New Delhi + Sampurnananda Sanskrit University, Benaras 1 Day 29 March 2021
8 Three Day International Virtual Workshop on Ideology Inherent in the Tradition of Vedic Recitation and Practices – An Exposure South Zone Cultural Centre, Ministry of Culture, Thanjavur + Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru Campus 3 Days 25-27 February 2021
9 International Online Lecture Series on Sanskrit Language and Its Traditions – A Journey Through its History and Contemporaneity National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science Campus Bangalore – 560012 14 occurences (each lecture of one and half hours) 20 January to 28 April 2021 (on Wednesdays)
10 Online Textual Immersion (Workshop) on Haṭha-yoga-pradīpikā – Focus on Āsana-s Krishnamacharya Yoga Manidram, Mandaveli, Chennai – 600028 6 days September 15, 18, 22, 25, 29 & October 6, 2020
11 International Webinar on Four Yogas: Ancient Scriptures & Swami Vivekananda’s Modern Interpretation Vivekananda Centre for Consciousness Studies and Research, RKMVERI, Belur Math, + Centre for Consciousness Studies, NIMHANS, Bengaluru 1 Full day 22 August 2020, Saturday
12 International Webinar on Consciousness Study and Research: Ancient and Modern Vivekananda Centre for Consciousness Studies and Research, RKMVERI, Belur Math, + Centre for Consciousness Studies, NIMHANS, Bengaluru 1 Full day 30 July 2020, Friday
13 International seminar (online) on Jayatirtha and Dialectics Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, Department of Philosophy (DoP), and Vedic-Vedantic Studies and Research Institute (VVSRI) along with Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi 1 Full day 13 July 2020, Monday
14 A National Level Meeting on Śaṅkara Jayanti Celebrations Vedanta Bharati, Mysore at Shri Sharadapeetham, Sringeri, Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka 2 days 25 and 26 Jan 2020
15 Five-Day Lectures Series on Early Chalukyan Monuments Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune under the Academic Development Programme supported by Infosys Foundation 5 days 6 to 10 Jan 2020
16 International Seminar on the theme The Relevance of Indian Philosophy to Contemporary Western Philosophy: A new paradigm of Philosophy Centre for Indological Studies and Research, The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, Kolkata 3 days 6 to 8 Jan 2020
17 6th International Sanskrit Computational Linguistics Symposium Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur Venue: IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur 3 days 23 to 25 Oct 2019
18 Seminar on Conference on Oneness (Presented a paper on Advaita in Vakyapadiyam ) Indic Academy’s Inter-Gurukula University Centre in collaboration with Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Venue: Chinmaya Eswar Gurukula, Adi Shankara Nilayam, Veliyanad, Kochi 3 days 15 to 17 Oct 2019
19 One Day Workshop on Learn Samskrit – The Language of Ayurveda Samskrit Promotion Foundation, New Delhi Venue: Central Ayurveda Research Institute for Drug Development, Kolkata 1 day 29 Sept 2019
20 State Level Seminar on Kāvyātma-mīmāṃsā Organized by Department of Sanskrit, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math 2 days 13-14 Mar 2019
21 National Workshop on Pramāṇa-mīmāṃsā (of Hemacandrācārya of 12th Century C.E.) Sponsored by Indian Council of Philosophical Research and organized by Jain Vishva Bharati Institute, Ladnun, Rajasthan 341306 7 days 24 Feb to 3 Mar 2019
22 International Textual Immersion Workshop on Haṭhayoga-pradīpikā (Focus on Prāṇāyāma) Research Department at Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, RK Nagar, Chennai 600028 2 days 16 and 17 February 2019
23 A national workshop in Shastric Research Methodology Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University (Nagpur), Indic Academy (Hyderabad), and MIT School of Vedic Sciences (Pune) 4 days 20-23 Oct 2018
24 Basic Level Workshop in Manuscriptology and Palaeography National Mission for Manuscripts, New Delhi in Collaboration with Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Vedavyas Campus, Balahar, Himachal Pradesh 21 days 25 Aug to 14 Sept 2017
25 Workshop in Research Methodology for Indological Studies The Royal Asiatic Society, Kolkata 1 Week 19-26 Nov 2016
26 A National Seminar on Contribution of the Paniniyan School in the arena of Sanskrit Studies UGC sponsored National Level Seminar 2 days 17-18 Feb 2011

Invited Lectures Etc.

Sl. No. Organizer Institution Place and Date Name of the event Name of the talk given / Paper presented
1. Advaita Academy, Indic Academy 8 June 2021 via Zoom Global Festival of Oneness 2021 (17 May – 16 June 2021) “Gurutattva in śaṅkara’s Works” (English)
2. ICPR (Indian Council of Philosophical Research) Academic Centre 3 – 9 September 2020 Seven days online National Level Workshop on “Vivekchudamani – Greatest text of Indian Philosophy” “Vivekacūḍāmaṇi – A Meditation Manual” (English)
3. Departments of Philosophy, Sanskrit, and Education at Raja Narendra Lal Khan Women’s College Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal Sunday, 6 August 2020 One Day National Webinar on “Relevance of Vedic Ideals of Education in Modern Times” “Vedic Ideals of Education” (English)
4. Department of Sanskrit in collaboration with IQAC, Vivekananda Mission Mahavidyalaya Purba Medinipur, West Bengal Sunday, 19 July 2020 One Day International Webinar on “Relevance of Sanskrit Literature and Philosophy in the Modern Age” “Darśanaśāstreṣu śāntyupāyaḥ” (Sanskrit) (The Way to Peace in Philosophy)
5. PG Teaching Department of Advaita Vedanta at Sri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya Puri, Odisha 12 and 13 March 2020 National Seminar on “Ekaviṃśaśatābdyāṃ vedāntasya prāsaṅgikatā” “Ekaviṃśa-śatābdyāṃ vedāntā-dhyayanasya prayojanam” (Sanskrit)
6. Mahanam Sevak Sangha, Sri Sri Mahanam Angan V.I.P. Road, Raghunathpur, Kolkata 2 Feb 2020 Memorial Lecture in the memory of Tinakaḍi ḍom “Pāścātye sanātanadharma pracāraṇe svāmījī o mahānāmabratajīr abadān” (Bengali)
7. Sankara Hall and Sankara Institute of Philosophy and Culture Sringeri Sri Sarada Peetham Sri Sankara Hall, 93, Southern Avenue, Kolkata – 700029 28 Sept 2019 Inaugural Function of the Sarada Navaratri “Worship of Goddess” (English)
8. Department of Sanskrit, Kharagpur College in Collaboration with Maharshi Vasadev National Research Institute, VEDVYAS, Rourkela, Odisha Kharagpur College, Inda, Kharagpur, Paschim Medinipur 12 Sept 2019 National Seminar on “Bhagavadgītā: Its Context and Concerns” “Gītāyāḥ Prasaṅgaḥ Cintanaṃ Ca” (Key note address in Sanskrit)
9. Raiganj University Raiganj, 14 Aug 2019 Sanskrit Week Celebrations (13 to 18 Aug 2019) “Mahābhārate Yakṣapraśnaḥ” (Sanskrit)
10. Howrah Sanskrit Sahitya Samaj Howrah Sanskrit Sahitya Samaj Howrah, West Bengal
Saturday, 6 July 2019
Workshop on “Sāhitya-tattvam” “Kāvyasya Guṇa-doṣa-nirūpaṇam” (Sanskrit)
11. Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Bengaluru and ISKCON, Bengaluru Bengaluru
Thursday, 27 June 2019
A National Conference on “Message of Mahābhārata”
(A 5 Day Event)
“Character Development in Mahābhārata” (English)
12. Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, Kolkata 700029 Golpark, Kolkata
Saturday, 20 April 2019
Symposium on “The Life and Teachings of Monastic Disciple of Sri Ramakrishna” held under ‘Swami Premeshananda Memorial Lecture’. “Swami Yogananda: Life and Message” (English)
13. Sanskrit Sahitya Parishad, Raja Dinendra Street, Shyambazaar, Kolkata – 700004 Kolkata
Saturday, 23 March 2019
State Level Conference on Sanskrit Literature “Vāṇīvilāsa idaṃ jagat” (Sanskrit) (वाण्या विलास इदं जगत्)
14. Basanti Devi College, Ballygunge, Kolkata – 700029 Kolkata,
Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Cheif Resource Person in the Special Lecture organized by the IQAC of the college “Śrīmadbhagavadgītār dṛṣṭite karma o jñaner samuccay” (Bengali) (শ্রীমদ্ভগবদ্গীতার দৃষ্টিতে কর্ম ও জ্ঞানের সমুচ্চয়)
15. Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032 (Faculty of Arts, Dept of Sanskrit) Kolkata,
Thursday, 7 February 2019
Chief Guest in the Sanskrit Day Celebrations 2019 “Saṃskṛtādhyayanasya prāsaṅgikatā” (Sanskrit)
16. Sri Sitaram Vaidic Adarsh Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata – 700035 Kolkata
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Keynote Address in the National Seminar on “Science and Rationality behind Guru-śiṣya-paramparā vis-a-vis Contemporary Crisis in Education System” “Ādhunika-vaijñānika-yuge guruśiṣya-paramparāyāḥ prāstāvikatā” (Sanskrit)
(Relevance of guruśiṣya-paramparā in the modern scientific age)
17. Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032 (Faculty of Arts, Department of Sanskrit) Kolkata,
Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Chair Person in the Inaugural Session of the National Seminar on “ Commentaries of Sanskrit Literature: Text, Context and Subtext” “The role of exegetical works in the enrichment of Sanskrit Literature” (English)
18. Gaudiya Mission, Baghbazar, Baghbazar, Kolkata 700003 Sri Gaudiya Math, Kolkata
Thursday, 8 February 2018
Guest Speaker in Academic Session organized as a part of 532nd Birth Anniversary of Śrīśrīcaitanya-mahāprabhu “Bhāratīyasaṃskṛtau sāhitye ca śrīcaitanyamahā-prabhoḥ avadānam” (Sanskrit) (Contribution of Śrī Mahāprabhu in Manifestation of Indian Literature and Culture)
19. M.C.Kejriwal Vidyapeeth Liluah, Howrah
25 March 2017
Resource Person in the “End of Term Orientation Workshop for Teachers” “Teachers the Pillars of Nation” (English)
20. Gaudiya Mission, Baghbazar, Kolkata 700003 Sri Gaudiya Math, Kolkata
Thursday, 16 February 2017
Guest Speaker in Academic Session organized as a part of 531st Birth Anniversary of Śrīśrīcaitanyamahāprabhu “Vartamānaśikṣaṇa-paddhatau samāje ca pariśuddhi-saṃbhāvanā” (Sanskrit) (Possibility of Pariśuddhi in Modern Society and Education)
21. Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata
Friday, 20 January 2017
Cheif Guest in the Valedictory Session of the “Ten-Day National Workshop in Editing Vedalakṣaṇa Texts ub Granthā Script” “Mūlagranthānāṃ sampādane bhāṣyāṇām adhyayanasya upayogitā” (Sanskrit) (The Importance of Studying Bhāṣya Texts in Editing Original Texts)
22. Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, Kolkata 700029 Golpark, Kolkata
12 March 2016
One-Day Seminar On ‘ Introduction to Sanskrit Literature’ For Promotion Of Studies In Sanskrit “Vedānteṣu oṅkāropāsanam” (Sanskrit) (Oṅkāra-meditations in Upanishads)
23. Gaudiya Mission, Baghbazar, Kolkata 700003 Sri Gaudiya Math, Kolkata
February 2016
Guest Speaker in Academic Session organized as a part of 530sth Birth Anniversary of Śrīśrīcaitanyamahāprabhu “Śrīcaitanyasya upadeśeṣu titikṣāguṇaḥ” (Sanskrit) (Tolerance in Śrīcaitanya’s Teachings)
24. Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark, Kolkata 700029 Golpark, Kolkata
2 January 2016
Faculty Improvement Programme 4 Jan to 18 January 2016 “Ādarśaśikṣakasya guṇalakṣaṇāni” (Sanskrit) (Traits and features of an Ideal Teacher)

Convener Of Seminars:

  1. Three-Day National Seminar on Sanskrit (in commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Abhedananda) (29 to 31 Jan 2018)
  2. Two-Day National Seminar on Asiddhatvam & Atideśaḥ in collaboration with Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati (24 to 25 Oct 2016)
  3. Regional Sanskrit Seminar in Collaboration with Samskrita Bharati (6 Mar 2016)
  4. National Seminar on Vedanta in collaboration with Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati (1 to 3 Mar 2016)
  5. National Seminar on Vedanta in collaboration with Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati (18 to 19 Aug 2015)

Convener Of Workshops:

  1. International Workshop Series in Close study of scriptures
  2. National Workshop in Vyākaraṇa Mahābhāṣya of Patañjali (Ekaśeṣāhnikam) (23 to 29 Feb 2020)
  3. National Workshop in Vyākaraṇa Mahābhāṣya of Patañjali (Samarthāhnikam) (5 to 12 Jan 2019)
  4. National Workshop in Navya-Nyaya (16 to 19 Aug 2017)
  5. Motivational Workshop for Sanskrit Teachers in collaboration with Samskrita Bharati (2 April 2017)
  6. National Workshop in Manuscriptology (21 Nov to 6 Dec 2016)
  7. Workshop in Manuscriptology in collaboration with Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati (29 Mar to 13 April 2016)
  8. National Workshop in Translation into Sanskrit in collaboration with Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, Tirupati (2 Nov to 6 Nov 2015)

Extension / Special Lectures Arranged

  1. Extension Lectures: Māṇḍūkyakārikāsu Alātaśāntiprakaraṇam – by Prof. Mahabaleshwar P. Bhat, Retd. Prof. Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Sringeri (13 to 24 Mar 2020)
  2. Extension Lectures: Brahmasūtraśāṅkarabhāṣye 1.3 devatādh-ikaraṇam, Chāndogyopaniṣadi sadvidyāvicāraḥ, Advaitasiddhau dṛśyatvahe-tuvicāraḥ and Siddhāntaleśasaṅgrahe avacchedavādadiśā jīveśvarasvarūpavicāraḥ – by Dr. Vishwanath Hegde, Contract teacher, Ekalavya Campus, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Agartala, Tripura (7 to 9 Nov 2019 / 4th Series)
  3. Extension Lectures: Paribhāṣenduśekhare pratyayagrahaṇapañcakam, Laghu-śabdenduśekhara acsandhiḥ, and kārakam – by Prof. Shailesh Kumar Tiwari, professor in Vyakarana, at Uttarakhand Sanskrit University (19 to 26 Sep 2019 / 3rd Series)
  4. Extension lectures: Laghusiddhāntakaumudyāṃ kṛtprakaraṇam and Siddhāntakaumudyāṃ strīpratyayaḥ – by Dr. Sivakumari Katuri, lecturer in Vyakarana, at Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati (16 to 21 Sep 2019 / 2nd Series)
  5. Extension Lectures: Ṛksūktārtha-vimarśaḥ with special reference to Agnisūktam 1.1.1 of Ṛksaṃhitā – by Prof. Ranganath Sampatoor, Director, RV Institute of Sanskrit Studies, NMKRV College for Women, Bengaluru (20 to 27 Jul 2019 / 1st Series)
  6. Special Lectures: Lakāraparijñānam and Saṅkhyāsaṅkhyānam – by Sri Umamaheshwara N., Ph.D scholar in Vyakarana at Rajiv Gandhi Campus, RSKS, Sringeri (12 to 22 Feb 2019 / 8th Series)
  7. Special Lectures: Topics of contemporary relevance in Sanskrit Studies and Research – by Prof. Nagaraj Paturi, Hyderabad (17 to 22 Jan 2019 / 7th Series) [The topics are: 1. Challenges faced by Sanskrit Studies during 21st Century and our tasks, 2. Modern Creative vibrant life of Sanskrit, 3. Ramayana othering? Bharata brothering?, 4. Useful western knowledge for Sanskrit students, 5. Articulating India to the West or Tradition to the Modern]
  8. Special Lectures: Bauddhārthaprakaraṇam of Vaiyākaraṇasiddhānta-laghumañjūṣā of Nāgeśabhaṭṭa – Dr.Ch.K.Padmanabham, Sringeri (6 to 12 Jan 2019 / 6th Series)
  9. Special Lectures: Samarthaḥ Padavidhiḥ – by Dr.Ganeshwar Nath Jha (24 to 30 Nov 2018 / 5th Series)
  10. Special Lectures: Yoga with special focus on Asteya, The Vedantic view of Kālidāsa, Abhijñānaśākuntalam: a Dhārmic analysis and Sītā-parityāga as dealt with by Kālidāsa – by Prof. Kannan K.S. Bangalore, (22 to 23 Nov 2018 / 4th Series)
  11. Special Lectures: An Introduction to Piṅgalācārya’s Chandaḥsūtra – by Prof. Ramasubramanian, IIT Bombay (28 to 29 Sept 2018 / 3rd Series)
  12. Special Lectures: Lipika Manuscriptorium – by Prof.Arun Ranjan Mishra (8 to 9 Aug 2018 / 2nd Series)
  13. Special Lectures: Navya-Nyaya – by Vidwan Sandeep Kumar Sharma (25 Jun to 6 Jul 2018 / 1st Series)
  14. Special Lectures: The secret to persistence and gaining a rock-steady focus on achieving your goals – by Ms Jillian Haslam ( 6 Sep 2017)
  15. Special Lectures: Abhijnana-shakuntalam, and Introduction to Nyaya-Vaisheshika-darshanam – by Prof. Lalita Chakraborty (5 to 6 July 2017)
  16. Special Lectures: Human brain memory and Smart study – by Dr. Puneet k. Nagendra (1 March 2017 / 4th Series)
  17. Extension Lectures: Nyaya – by Vidwan Viswanath Dhittal (17 to 30 Jan 2017 / 2nd Series)
  18. Extension Lectures: Navya-Nyaya – by Vidwan Sandeep Kumar Sharma (2 to 9 Jan 2017)
  19. Special Lectures: Crisis Management in Ramayana and Management Lessons from Swami Vivekananda – by Sri Hanumanth Rao from Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari (6 Sep 2016 / 3rd Series)
  20. Special Lectures: Advaita Vedanta – by Sri Ashwatthanarayana Avadhani (8 to 21 Aug 2016 / 2nd Series)
  21. Special Lectures: īśvarapratyabhijñā – by Acharya Sri Bhaktiputra Rohtam (4 to 9 July 2016 / 1st Series)
  22. Special Lectures: Jagannāthasya rasasiddhāntaḥ – by Vidwan Dr.Venkataramana Bhat (10 to 13 May 2016 / 4th Series)
  23. Special Lectures: Rigveda Bhashya Bhumika of Sayanacharya – by Dr. Samiran Chandra Chakrabarty (24 apr 2016)
  24. Extension Lectures: Nyaya – by Vidwan Viswanath Dhittal (18 to 29 Jan 2016 / 5th Series)
  25. Extension Lectures: Advaita Vedānta – by Sri Shantanu Ayachit (8 to 18 Jan 2016 / 4th Series)
  26. Extension Lectures: Navya-Nyaya – by Vidwan Sandeep Kumar Sharma (5 to 9 Jan 2016 / 3rd Series)