Qualification: 
MA, BA
bg_anantasharma@blr.amrita.edu

Ananta Sharma currently serves as Assistant Professor at the Department of Cultural Education, Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru, and Amrita Darshanam (International Centre for Spiritual Studies) in Bangalore campus. He obtained his M.A. in Advaita Vedanta from University of Madras, Chennai (The Madras Sanskrit College) with distinction in 2013. He is qualified in National Eligibility Test (NET) for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Lectureship at University Grants Commission, New Delhi. He has also completed tenālīparīkṣā (10 Exams as of 2016) in advaitavedānta at Sri Kanchi Veda Vedanta Shastra Sabha.

He has spent 16 years studying in a traditional Gurukulam system: at a traditional guruśiṣyaparamparā in Chennai from 2011 to 2013 studying advaitavedānta (prameya śāstram) and other accessory scriptures (pramāṇa śāstram), at Veda Vijnana Gurukulam in Bangalore from 2005 to 2011, and at Prabodhini Gurukulam from 1997 to 2003.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Gold Medal received from Veda Vyasa Parisara of Rashtriya Sanskrit Samsthan, Balahar, Kangra Dist., Himachal Pradesh for the National Level Sanskrit Elocution Competitions in Vedanta (2013)
  • First Prize received from The Madras Sanskrit College, Chennai for Tamilnadu State Level Sanskrit Elocution Competitions in Vedanta (2011 & 2012)
  • Silver Medal received from Bhopal Parisara of Rashtriya Sanskrit Samsthan, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh for the National Level Sanskrit Debate (2014)
  • Best Presentation Award in Vedanta Section received from “The International Conference on Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta”, Bengaluru, Karnataka (2015)
     

PRESENTED PAPERS & POSTER

  Organizer Venue Year
Presented Paper on वेदान्तपिरभाषाकाराणां प्रमेयिनरूपणवैिशष्ट्यम् A National Seminar at Karnataka Sanskrit University
and PoornaprajnaSamshodhana Mandiram
Bangalore

2016

Presented Poster on सुसमाजापेिक्षतव्यिक्तस्वास्थ्यिसद्ध्यै वेदान्तस्य योगदानम् An International Conferenceon advaita-vedānta at
Chinmaya International Foundation
Pune, Maharashtra

2015

Presented Paper on अद्वैतवेदान्ते योगस्य हेयता उपादेयता च

International Conference “Ayurveda Yoga and Vedanta” at Karnataka
Sanskrit University, Yoga Parijnana Pratishthana and Poornayu
Ayurveda Hospital in association with Dept. ofAYUSH, Govt. of Karnataka

 

Bangaluru

2015

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