Department of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai

Department of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai
शीलवृत्तफला विद्या ।

Friday, October 10, 2014

a lecture by Anand Neelakantan

Department of Sanskrit organizes a lecture of Anand Neelakantan - author of 'ASURA - Tale of the Vanquished' & 'AJAYA : Epic of the Kaurava Clan - Roll Of The Dice' on Mythology. This lecture is kept open for all. All are cordially invited for the same.
Time and Venue:
12 noon on Saturday, October 11, 2014 @ Ramakrishna Bajaj Sanskrit BhavanDepartment of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai. 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

First Sharada Script Learning workshop

Dear all,

We are pleased to announce that Millennium India Education Foundation jointly with Sanskrit Department Mumbai University,Spl Centre for Sanskrit Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi and Indira Gandhi National Centre for Art Govt.of India is organising the first Sharada Script Learning workshop at Sanskrit Department, Ramkrishna Bajaj Sanskrit Bhavan, Mumbai University,  Kalina Campus,  Mumbai,  from 6-10th November 2014(11 am-5 pm).

The workshop will be elementary as well as intermediate levels to be taught by different instructors.
Prof SS Toshkhani renowned Kashmiri Linguistic and Sharada expert,Dr Kirti Kant Sharma Sharada expert, Prof Girish Jha Computational expert & linguist and Dr Uday Kakroo Director MIEF will be resource persons for this 5 day worlshop.

For further information on this initiative, please refer -

Registration Process :
Registration is free. Please send us an e-mail at / / with the following details .:


Mobile No.

Email Id
Important Dates:

Last date for Registration: 31st October 2014
Notification of Acceptance: 1st November 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014

National Seminar on Mrigapakshishastra

Two Day National Seminar, September 18-19th , 2014
“Mrigapakshishastra : a Scientific and Literary Study
Organised by
Department of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai
Under UGC XIIth Plan Ad-hoc Grant for Innovative Research,
Ramkrishna Bajaj Sanskrit Bhavan,
Behind Annabhau Sathe Guest House,
Vidyanagari, Mumbai 400 098
9.30 am -  10.00  am  - Breakfast and Registration
10.00 am -  11.20 am  - Inaugural Session & Keynote address
  10.00 am - 10.05 am             -           Sarasvati Vandana Lighting the Lamp
   10.05 am - 10.15 am            -           Welcome, Introduction & Felicitation
   10.15 am - 10.25 am            -           Department Profile – Dr. Gauri Mahulikar
   10.25 am – 10.35 am            -           Preamble of the seminar – Dr. Gauri Mahulikar
   10.35 am -  11.15 am            -           Inaugural address & Keynote – Dr. Siddharth Wakankar
   11.15 am - 11.20 am             -           Vote of Thanks – Dr Madhavi Narsalay
11.20 am - 11.30 am - Tea – Break
Day First : Thursday, 18th September, 2014

11.30 a.m. to 01.30 p.m.        :   Session I

        Chairperson                            :    Dr.  Sindhu Dange

11.30  to 12.00 p.m.  – Dr. Chandragupta Warnekar: मृगपक्षिशास्त्राध्ययने
                                                      सङ्गणकविज्ञानस्य उपादेयता
12.00  to 12.30 p.m. – Vaidya Chitra Bedekar : Types of elephants- Ayurvedic aspect

12.30  to 01.00 p.m. – Dr. Anagha Joshi             : Animals and Birds in Ayurveda

01.00  to 01.30 pm - Dr. Mugdha Gadgil      : Domesticated Animals in
                           Sanskrit Literature
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------                            01.30 – 02.30 p.m. – Lunch

02.30 p.m. – 04.00 p.m.              :   Session II

         Chairperson                            :   Dr. Alka Bakre

02.30 to 03.00 p.m. – Dr. Asawari Bapat   : Birds and Animals as National
                            Threats: Some deliberations                                      
03.00 to 03.30 p.m. – Dr. Kalpana Athalye  :  Ayurveda for Horses
03.30 to 04.00 p.m. - Dr. Neeraj Hatekar    :  Flights & Cries of Birds   


Day Second : Friday, 19th September, 2014
 09.30 – 10.00                :    Break fast

10.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.        :   Session III

     Chairperson                            :    Dr.  Chandragupta Warnekar

10.00  to 10.30 a.m.  – Dr. Gauri Mahulikar   : Elephant Lore in ancient Sanskrit

10.30  to 11.00 a.m.  – Dr. Manjusha Gokhale : Animals and Birds in Classical  
                                        Sanskrit Drama

11.00  to 11.30 a.m. – Dr. Parineeta Deshpande : The Veterinary practices and lore of  
                                        the cow and the bullock (go-jati) in    
                                        Ancient India.
11.30  to 12.00 pm - Ms. Shakuntala Gawde  : Pigeon in Sanskrit Literature
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------                       12.00 – 01.00 p.m. – Lunch
01.00 p.m. to 02.30 p.m.        :   Session IV

     Chairperson                            :    Dr.  Siddharth Wakankar

01.00 to 01.30 p.m.  – Dr. Madhavi Narsalay : From the King of the Jungle to the
                                      ‘Lion King’ : The Journey of a Lion

01.30 to 02.00 p.m. – Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh  : Study of Deer

02.00 to 02.30 p.m. – Ms. Mrunalini Newalkar : Aquatic Birds in Sanskrit Literature
02.30 – 02.40 p.m.      :-   Tea Break

02.40 pm to 04.00 pm  -   Valedictory Function  -  Chief Guest
                                                     Dr. Rambhau Badode,
                                                         Director, GICED

A Lecture by Amish Tripathi on 'Historicity And Mythology'

Department of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai organizes an interactive session by Amish Tripathi on 'Historicity And Mythology' on Saturday,13th September 2014 between 4 to 6 pm at Marshall hall, Jawaharlal Nehru library building, opp idol building, Kalina campus, Mumbai university. Program is free and open for all.

संस्कृत विभागातर्फे येत्या शनिवारी १३ सप्टेंबर २०१४ रोजी संध्याकाळी ४ ते ६ दरम्यान विद्यानगरी कलिना येथे लेखक अमीश त्रिपाठी यांचे Historicity and Mythology या विषयावर व्याख्यान आयोजित केले आहे. जवाहरलाल नेहरू लायब्ररीच्या मार्शल हॉलमध्ये हा कार्यक्रम होणार आहे. कार्यक्रम निःशुल्क व सर्वांसाठी खुला आहे. 

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Lecture on Paleography

Department of Sanskrit, University of Mumbai organizes a lecture  on Paleography by Shri. Arun chandra Pathak This lecture is common for all Manuscriptology courses and kept open for all. 
All are cordially invited for this lecture. 

Date: 6th September 2014, Saturday
Timing: 1.30 p.m.
Venue: Ramkrishna Bajaj Sanskrit Bhavan

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Sanskrit Day 2014

Department of Sanskrit and Rtaayana are jointly celebrating Sanskrit Day on Saturday, September 6, 2014
Venue: Phirozshah Mehta Bhavan, Dept of Civics and Politics, Mumbai University, Kalina Campus
Time: 4.00--6.00 pm
All are cordially invited
Kindly circulate this news
Gauri Mahulikar

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Fifth Sanskrit Sammelan

पंचम संस्कृत संमेलन

महाराष्ट्र सेवा संघ, मुलुंड यांच्यातर्फे दि.२१.९.२०१४ रोजी पंचम संस्कृत संमेलन आयोजित करण्यात आले आहे. महाराष्ट्र सेवा संघ, मुलुंड या मुलुंडच्या सांस्कृतिक व सामाजिक क्षेत्रात अग्रेसर संस्थेतर्फे यापूर्वी तीन संस्कृत संमेलनांचे आयोजन करण्यात आले आहे. पंचम संस्कृत संमेलनाची संकल्पना ' बहुआयामी संस्कृतम् ' ही असून त्या अनुषंगाने मुलाखत ,प्रदर्शने ,सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रम यांचे आयोजन करण्यात आले आहे. संस्कृत रसिकांसाठी उपयुक्त लेखांचा समावेश असलेली स्मरणिकादेखील या प्रसंगी प्रकाशित करण्यात येणार आहे. या संमेलनात संस्कृतसाठी मोलाचे योगदान देणारया श्री. गणेश्वर सांब दीक्षित याना कै. जयन्त साळगावकर पुरस्कृत 'पं.लाटकरशास्त्री संस्कृत सम्मान पुरस्कारा'ने सन्मानित करण्यात येणार आहे.नामवंत संगणक विशारद डॉ.विजय भटकर व महाकवी कालिदास संस्कृत विद्यापीठाच्या कुलगुरू डॉ.उमा वैद्य या संस्कृत संमेलनाच्या उद्घाटनप्रसंगी उपस्थित रहाणार आहेत. 

संस्कृत संमेलनाच्या प्रवेशिका कार्यालयात उपलब्ध आहेत. सदर संमेलनाच्या प्रवेशिकांसाठी महाराष्ट्र सेवा संघ,मुलुंड ,जवाहरलाल नेहरू मार्ग , मुलुंड ( प ),मुंबई - ८० या पत्यावर संपर्क साधावा.