Qualification: 
MA, BA
Email: 
j_arjun@blr.amrita.edu

Arjun Bharadwaj currently serves as Assistant Professor in Amrita Darshanam (International Centre for Spiritual Studies) in Bangalore campus. He obtained his Master Degree in Sanskrit from Karnataka Sanskrit University, Bangalore in 2017, and MS Degree in Robotics, Systems and Control from ETH Zurich, Switzerland in 2014. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from NITK Surathkal, Mangalore, Karnataka in 2011. He gained Zentrale Mittelstufenprüfung – Goethe Zertifikat C1 (qualified as teacher and translator in German) at Goethe Institute, Pune in 2011. He has also completed a 2-year course in Classical Greek Literature and Philosophy at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Besides, he has studied Indian Philosophy: Advaita Vedanta from the original texts – Upanishads, Bhagavadgita and the works of Shankaracharya under Prof. Manikarnika N (Scholar of Philosophy) in Bangalore from 2007 to 2011, Sanskrit literature, grammar and philosophy under Shatavadhani Dr. R Ganesh in Bangalore since 2007, and theory and practice of Natyashastra under Smt. Nirupama Rajendra at Abhinava Arts Centre, Bangalore since 2014. He has published over 20 articles on arts, aesthetics and philosophy.

Arjun is a Sanskrit poet, a carnatic flautist and collaborates often with dancers and theatre groups to develop presentations based on classical themes.

Publications

Publication Type: Conference Paper

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2017

Conference Paper

Arjun Bharadwaj, “The Perspective Of Practical Vedanta In The Works Of M. Hiriyanna”, in The International Conference – NFSI, 2017.

2017

Conference Paper

Arjun Bharadwaj, “A Study Of The Significance of Travel In Classical Sanskrit Epics With Parallels From Greco-Roman Epics”, in The International Seminar on Sanskrit and Cultural Studies: New Perspectives, 2017.

2016

Conference Paper

Arjun Bharadwaj, “The Iliad And Odyssey Of Homer”, in Mahakavyas, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore, 2016.

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2017

Journal Article

Arjun Bharadwaj, “Classic By any Definition: Aristotle’s Standards and their Application to Abhijñāna-Śākuntalam”, Lalita Kavi-bharati, 2017.

2017

Journal Article

Arjun Bharadwaj, “A Critique on Some Views of M. Hiriyanna”, Prekshaa, 2017.

Publication Type: Book

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2017

Book

Arjun Bharadwaj and Shashi Kiran, Stories Behind Verses. WiseWords and Prekshaa Prakashana (An English adaptation of Shatavadhani R Ganesh’s book “Kavitegondu Kathe”), Bangalore, 2017.

TRANSLATED ARTICLES

  • Arjun Bharadwaj (translated), “Yakshagana And Allied Art Forms by Dr. R Ganesh”, Prekshaa, 2016.
  • Arjun Bharadwaj (translated), “From Battle-Field To Theater by Dr. R Ganesh”, Prekshaa, 2016.
  • Arjun Bharadwaj (translated), “The Pre-Requisites For Rasaabhinaya by Dr. R Ganesh”, Prekshaa, 2016.
  • Arjun Bharadwaj (translated), “The Need Of A Shaastric Framework For Indian Dance by Dr. R Ganesh”, Prekshaa, 2016.

PROJECTS & BOOKS (WORK IN PROGRESS)

207
PROGRAMS
OFFERED
5
AMRITA
CAMPUSES
15
CONSTITUENT
SCHOOLS
A
GRADE BY
NAAC, MHRD
8th
RANK(INDIA):
NIRF 2018
150+
INTERNATIONAL
PARTNERS