Qualification: 
Ph.D, MPhil
svbkvgupta@am.amrita.edu

Dr. S. V. B. K. V. Gupta currently serves as Assistant Professor in Sanskrit at Amrita Darshanam (International Centre for Spiritual Studies) at Amritapuri campus.

He holds a doctoral degree in Sanskrit from Pondicherry University. His doctoral thesis “A Critical edition of Kumāradāsa’s Jānakīharaṇa (Up to 7th Canto)” was completed under the supervision of Prof. K E Dharaneedharan. It is a Mahākāvya critically edited up to 7th Canto (until Janaki’s marriage). Prior to that, Dr. Gupta completed his M.Phil in Śābdabodha Systems & Language Technologies at the University of Hyderabad.

He worked as a researcher for the ANR, France sponsored project: “Pāṇini and Paninéens in the 16th and 17th centuries (pp16-17.org)”, under Prof. Jan E M Houben. He then worked as a post-doctoral researcher of The Haṭhayoga Project (hyp.soas.ac.uk/team) sponsored by European Research Council for SOAS, University of London from École française d'Extrême-Orient (EFEO), Pondicherry, India. He also worked as a guest faculty at the Department of Sanskrit, Pondicherry University (2016-17, 2018-19).

He is an editorial board member of Journal of Indian Languages and Literature (Joill.in). Currently he is collaborating with Dr. Jason Birch, post-doctoral researcher, on the Haṭhayoga Project at SOAS, University of London, with the primary objective on editing and translating an unpublished text called the Yogārṇava.

Dr. Gupta works on unpublished Sanskrit manuscripts, Yoga and Pāṇini’s grammar.

International Lectures & Presentations

Lecture/ Presentation Event Date
Presentation “The Yogārṇava: an unpublished compendium on yoga” The 17th World Sanskrit Conference, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. July 9 - 13, 2018
Presentation “Challenges faced while collecting and transcribing manuscripts” The Haṭhayoga Workshop, SOAS, University of London, London. September 12 - 16, 2016
Lecture “Digitization of Grammatical texts” Invited Guest Lecture at the Department of Sources and History of the Sanskrit Tradition, University of Sorbonne, Paris. April 16, 2015

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Title

2017

S. V. B. K. V. Gupta, “Jānakīharaṇamahākāvye Chandoviśeṣāḥ”, Journal of Indian Languages and Literature, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 92-96, 2017.

2016

S. V. B. K. V. Gupta and Lakshminarasimham, S., “Karaṇa-Sampradāna-Apādānānāṁ Taddhitapradarśanam”, Journal of Indian Languages and Literature , vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 102-106, 2016.

2016

S. V. B. K. V. Gupta, “A Study and Variant Opinions on Abhiniveśa”, Journal of Indian Languages and Literature, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 61-67, 2016.

2015

S. V. B. K. V. Gupta, “Paṇini’s Influence on Verbal Cognition”, International Journal of Sanskrit Research , vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 110-113, 2015.

2015

S. V. B. K. V. Gupta and Lakshminarasimham, S., “Kārakārthakataddhitāḥ”, Lalita Kavi Bharati , vol. VII, pp. 1-5, 2015.

2011

S. V. B. K. V. Gupta, “Śābdabodha According to Paṇini’s Grammar (With Special Reference to Naiṣadīyacarita)”, The Journal of Sanskrit Academy , vol. XXI , pp. 192-194, 2011.

Publication Type: Book

Year of Publication Title

2015

S. V. B. K. V. Gupta, Kāvyadarpaṇa of Rājacūḍāmaṇidīkṣita, Edited Ist & IInd Ullāsa. 2015.