Dr. Anand S. currently serves as Assistant Professor and Chairperson of Amritadarshanam – International Centre for Spiritual Studies, Amritapuri campus. He joined Amrita after completion of his Ph.D. in Sanskrit (Vedanta) from the University of Kerala. He also teaches Sanskrit, Philosophy, Psychology, Cultural Education and other Humanities Electives, to both Undergraduate and Post graduate students. He works in curriculum development of Master’s programs in Humanities like Masters in Philosophy. He provides regular evening Sanskrit classes to both Indian and International residents of Mata Amritanandamayi Math. He also co-ordinates spiritual camps for students from different International universities, like Columbia, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Conferences and Workshops Attended

  • Presented a paper titled 'Redefining Caste, an Indian Model of Social contract, by Sri Narayana Guru' at PHILOTIS '18 organized by MALTESAS, Krabi, Thailand, 20 - 22 March 2018.
  • 'New Research Frontiers', a three-day international workshop on Sanskrit research organized by Karnataka Samskrita University, 20 - 22 November 2017.
  • Attended the ‘International Tantra Workshop’ organised by MCPH, Manipal University held from 23 - 27 January 2017
  • 'Do we know India', a five-day workshop, SDM, CIRHS, Ujire, 22 - 26 June 2016
  • Attended and presented a paper titled ‘Universal Values in Light of Bhagavad Gita’ in the two day International Conference on China-India-Myanmar Buddha Dhamma Forum for Research, Collaboration and Future Development organised by Ministry of Religious Affairs, Union of Myanmar and International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University, 16 – 18 December 2014, Bagan, Myanmar.


  • Reviewer of MIRJO, an interdisciplinary journal by MALTESAS (Malaysia Technical Scientist Association) since April 2018.


Publication Type: Journal Article

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Journal Article

Dr. Anand S., “Satyakama’s Encounter with Nature as Teacher”, Journal of Sukritindra Oriental Research Institute, vol. 14, no. 1, 2012.

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