Work Experience

Currently working as Professor, Center for Ancient History and Culture,
Jain University,Bangalore

Served as Director at Karnataka Samskrit University, Bangalore in 2012-13. Principal of Samskrit Evening College, Karnataka Samskrit University, Bangalore, 2013-14.

Taught Sanskrit in National College, Basavanagudi and Jayanagar, Bangalore for over 35 years.

Taught courses in Manuscriptology, Sanskrit Literature, Comparative Philology, and Textual Criticism for PG Courses.

Awards and Recognitions

2007 “Vidyānidhi ”
Title conferred for Academic Excellence,
by HH Rangapriya Swamiji, Bangalore.

2000 “Sanskrit Year Award”
for the Best Sanskrit Essay
(titled “Kālidāsasya Kāvyeṣu Bhāratam”)
given by Karnataka State Government.

1991 International Merit Award
for Article on Machine Translation from Sanskrit to English.

1967 Amarabharati Gold Medal
for Highest Marks in Sanskrit for Karnataka State in the Sanskrit Examination conducted by Amarabharati Pariksha Samiti, Bangalore.

Upcoming events

31st January 2015 - Talk on "Yoga Vasishtha" from 6.30am to 6.45am under the "Margadarshana" programme, on Doordarshana Chandana Channel .

7th February 2015 - Talk on "Yoga Vasishtha" from 6.30am to 6.45am under the "Margadarshana" programme, on Doordarshana Chandana Channel .

14th February 2015 - Talk on "Yoga Vasishtha" from 6.30am to 6.45am under the "Margadarshana" programme, on Doordarshana Chandana Channel .

21st February 2015 - Talk on "Yoga Vasishtha" from 6.30am to 6.45am under the "Margadarshana" programme, on Doordarshana Chandana Channel .

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