Gulbarga University
Year of establishment:1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Sanskrit
DR. Michael
Professor
Dept. of PG Studies and Research in Sanskrit
Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga University
Gulbarga - 585 106 Karnataka, India
E-mail: michaelnvgo@yahoo.com
Tel No.: +91 8472-263272 (O)
+91 8472-245633 (Fax)
Residence
H.No.B-4 University Querters
Jnana Ganga
Gulbarga - 585 106 Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472 245148 (R)
+91 9449985457 (Cell)
Date of Birth: August 01, 1957
Academic Qualifications: M.A., Ph.D.

M.A. in Sanskrit

University of Mysore, Mysore

1981

M.A. in English

Karnatak University, Dharwar

2001

Ph.D.

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga (Topic : Some Philosophical concepts in the Gita and the New Testament - A Comparative Study.)

1997
Areas of Specialization

Veda, Alankar Shastra, Comparative Religion & Philosophy.

Teaching Experience
1. Lecturer in Sanskrit, Nehru Memorial College, Sullia, DK 1981 June to 1983 June
2.

Lecturer in Sanskrit, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

1983 to 1991

3. Sr. Lecturer in Sanskrit, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 1991 to 1997
4. Reader in Sanskrit, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 1997 to 2005
5. Professor of Sanskrit, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga April 23, 2005 to till date
Administrative Experience
1. Student Welfare Officer, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 1990.
2. Warden, Kaveri Hostel, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 2000-2001.
3. Warden, Krishna Hostel, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from June 2002 to June 2003.
4. Co-ordinator, Civil Services and Competitive Examination Coaching Centre, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from August 2001 to September 2003.
5. Co-ordinator – Simple Sanskrit Speaking Centre, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga
6. Chairman of the Department, BOS Chairman & Member,  BOE Chairman & Member
7. As convenor and Member of the various committees formed by the University to organise various events, festivals and activities from time to time, in and outside the University Campus.  Below are mentioned a few:
  a) Technical and Jury of Appeals Committee, Gulbarga University Inter Collegiate Youth Festivals.
  b) Ph.D., Gold Medal and Cash Prize Distribution Committee of Annual Convocations of the University.
  c) P.G. Cultural Team Constitution Committee of the Gulbarga University, Gulbarga Youth Festival.
  d) Accommodation Committee at the All India Inter University Sports Meet.
  e) Organising Committee of the National Seminar on the Importance of Vijnaneshwara’s Mitakshara Law in the 21st Century India.
  f) Silver Jubilee Cultural Committee.
Research Guidance

Master of Philosophy

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Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. Vittal Kulkarni Srimad Jagadguru Shankara Bhagavatpadaru Mattu Dusavarenya Sri Kanakadasara Samajika chintane ondu Taulanika Adhyayana. 2005
Award Received
1. The Tirupati Seminar Award in the National Seminar on “Ethics for Modern Man” (17th – 19th March 2005) for outstanding performance and scholarship organised by the P.G. Department of Studies in Sanskrit, Karnataka University, Dharwad and Samskrita Shodha Samsthana (SAMSHODHANA)(R) Sirsi.
2. B. Godamma and B. Rangacharya Memorial Award for presenting the Best Paper in the National Seminar on "Thesis of Life: Ancient and Modern Perspectives", 9th to 111th March, 2007 at Samskrita Shodha Samsthana (SAMSHODHANA), Sirsi, Karnataka on 11th March, 2007.
3. "Gurunatha Joshi Memorial Award" for delivering the 'Samshodhana' Special Lecture on 'The Bhagavadgita and the Bible on 2nd March, 2008 at Sirsi.
Research Publications
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Nos.

Publisher’s Name

Year of

Publication

1. Bhagavadgita on Teacher – Student Relationship The Teacher and the Taught – Indian View 38-46 Centre for Inter-disciplinary Studies and Research in Sanskrit, Canara College, Mangalore 2001
2. ‘Sukshmagama Pratipadita Bhaktaswarupa’ Acharya Sri Jagadguru Pachacharyara Samavesha Sandarbhada Smarana Sanchike 17-20 Sri Jagadguru Panchacharya Samavesha Hagu Janajagruti Mattu Dharmasammelana Samiti, Sri Shantalingeshwara Kalyana Mantapa Shekh Roja, Gulbarga. 2002
3. ‘Prasnopanishattu’ Dasoha Jnana Ratna Quarterly Journal 18-22 Sri Sharanappa S. Devaramani Gulbarga Dasoha Jnana Ratna Patrika Samit Sharana Basaveshwara Samsthana, Gulbarga March 1st, 2002
4. The Concept of God in Christianity Concept of God 226-236 Bharat Prakashan, Dharwad 2003
5. Prof. P.K.Khandoba – A District Personality Girijana Siri – Dr. P.K. Khandoba Felicitation Volume 58-61 Prof. P.K.Khandoba Felicitation Committee Institute of Kannada Studies, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 2003
6. Esu Krista Dasoha Jnana Ratna Quarterly Journal 10-14 Sri Sharanappa S. Devaramani Gulbarga Dasoha Jnana Ratna Patrika Samit Sharana Basaveshwara Samsthana, Gulbarga September 16th, 2003
7. Bhamaha’s Thoughts on Rasa Kavya Rasa in Sanskrit Literature. 31-36 Department of Sanskrit, Karnataka University, Dharwad 2005
8. Preeti Mukkagada Belaku 90-94 Parvati Mahadeva Prakashana, Gulbarga 2005
9. Vijnaneshwarana Mitaksara Samshodhana Lekhanagalu 65-70 Prasaranga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 2005
10. My Concept of an Ideal Ruler The Concept of Rajadharma 248-255 Sundeep Prakashan, New Delhi 2005
11. Adhyatma ‘Bala Sphoorthi’ 16 Fr. Mark Gouslaver, Bishop’s House, Contonment, Bellary January 2005
12. Abhishikta Lokoddharaka ‘Bala Sphoorthi’ 03 Fr. Mark Gouslaver, Bishop’s House, Contonment, Bellary January 2005
13. ‘Shanti Endarenu” ‘Arivina Antarala Ankana’ 7 Prajavani, Daily Newspaper 1.6.2004
14. ‘Paramatmanalli Vishwasa’ ‘Arivina Antarala Ankana’ 7 Prajavani, Daily Newspaper 9.6.2004
15. ‘Preetiya Kattale’ ‘Arivina Antarala Ankana’ 7 Prajavani, Daily Newspaper 14.6.2004
16. ‘Adhyatma’ ‘Arivina Antarala Ankana’ 7 Prajavani, Daily Newspaper 21.12.2004
17. ‘Preeti’ ‘Arivina Antarala Ankana’ 7 Prajavani, Daily Newspaper 23.12.2004
18. ‘Abhishikta Lokoddharaka’ ‘Arivina Antarala Ankana’ 7 Prajavani, Daily Newspaper 25.12.2004
19. Relevance of the Ten Commandments Ethics for Modern Man in Sanskrit Literature 179 to 187 Sundeep Prakashan, Delhi 2007
20. Ethics of the Bhagavadgita and the Gospels Vdyarthi Devo Bhava Science, History, Philosophy and Literature in Sanskrit Classics, 219 to 228 Sundeep Prakashan, Delhi 2007
21. The Character of Vasntasena in the Mrchchakatikam Women in Sanskrit Literature 88-97 Prasaranga, Kuvempu University, Shimoga 2007
22. The Contribution of Anandavardhana to Sanskrit Literature. Jnana Ganga Research Journal   Prasaranga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 2000
23. Bhagavadgeeteyalli pratipaditavada Guna trayagalu Kala Ganga Research Journal   Prasaranga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

 

1998
24. Saver, Atma Mattu Punarjanma Kannada University Encyclopedia 'Dharma' 428-435 Prasaranga, Kannada University, Hampi 2000
Books Published :

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Name of the Book Publishers

Year of

Publication

1. Bhavabhirtiya Uttararamacarite Prasaranga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 1992
2. The Concept of Rajadharma Sundeep Prakashan, New Delhi 2005
3. Course Material (SIM) for M.A. Sanskrit in K.S.O.U. Mysore (Course written 16 Blocks) Karnataka State Open University, Mysore 2004
4. Course Material (SIM) for M.A. Sanskrit in K.S.O.U. Mysore (Course Edited 9 Blocks) Karnataka State Open University, Mysore 2005
5. Samskrita Deepika – 1 Third Language Sanskrit P.C.Shabadimath Book Depot, Publishers and Offset Printers, Gadag 2003
6. Classical Sanskrit Literature Kuvempu University Directorate of Distance Education, Shimoga 2005
7. Vidyarthi Devo Bhava - Science, History, Philosophy and Literature in Sanskrit Classics (Co-Editor) Sundeep Prakashan, Delhi 2007
8. Yesu Sannidhi Shruthi Prakashana, Anugraha Nilaya, Kurunjibhog, Sullia, D.K. Karnataka 2007
Seminars Organised as Co-ordinator
1. Organised a one day State Level Seminar on “The Stotra Sahitya in Sanskrit Literature and its Application in Day Today Life” on 10th December 2001.
2. Organised a one day State Level Seminar on “The Bhagavadgita and Life” on 3rd December, 2003.
Conduct of Ten Certificate Courses in Spoken Sanskrit
1. As Co-ordinator of the Simple Sanskrit Speaking Centre, funded by the U.G.C.,  I have successfully conducted ten certificate courses in Spoken Sanskrit during 2002-2004.  About three hundred and seventy candidates availed this facility.
Endowment Lectures Delivered
1. Delivered the Lingaikya Sri Nataraja L. Bannikoppa Endowment Lecture under the auspices of Kalburgi Basava Samiti, Gulbarga on 11.04.2004.
2. Delivered Lingaikya Sangamma Bheemanna Giri Memorial Endowment Lecture under the auspicious of Kalburgi Basava Samiti at Gulbarga on 11th February, 2007.
3. Delivered Lingaikya Sri Narayanarao Mukka Memorial Endowment Lecture under the auspicious of Kalburgi Basava Samiti at Gulbarga on 24th June, 2007.
Special Invited Lectures Series Delivered in Other Universities
1. Six Lectures on ‘Veerashaivism in Shaivagamas’ on 20th to 22nd February 2002, in the Department of Sanskrit, Karnatak University, Dharwad.
2. Six Lectures on ‘The Svapnavasavadattam and the Gospel of Luke’ on 13th & 14th of October 2006, in the Department of English, Karnatak University, Dharwad.
Lectures Delivered as Resource Person
1. Delivered two Lectures at the Academic Staff College of the Bangalore University on “Applicability of Bhagavadgita to Life” on 13th September 2005.
2. Two Lectures on “The Upanishads and the Vachana Sahitya” at the Refresher Course in the Institute of Kannada Studies, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 04.03.2004.
3. A lecture on “Personality Development” at the Seminar of the Backward Class and Minority Hostel Wardens of Gulbarga, Bidar, Raichur, Bellary and Koppal Districts on 21.11.2003.
4. A lecture on “The Rights of Children” at the Workshop on ‘The Awareness of Children Rights’ by the UNISEF and the Yadgir Taluque Administration in November, 2002.
5. Two Lectures on “The Bhagavadgita” at the Refresher Course in Sanskrit at the Academic Staff College, University of Mysore, Mysore on 11th and 12th of September, 2001.
6.  Presented a paper on "The Story of Jesus in my Life" at the State Level Conference, "Kristotsva-2007" on "The Retelling the Story of Jusus" organised by the Christian Pastoral Council, Bangalore from November 8th to 10th, 2007.
7. Presented a paper on "Storytelling in Different Indian Traditions - Types, Styles, Aims and Possible Adaptations to Christian Contechesis" organised by the Indian Catechitical Association at Bangalore from 2nd to 4th February, 2008.
8. Delivered a Lecture entitled "Kraista Dharmacharane Hagu Adtyatma" at the Five days State Level NSS Workshop on "Samudayadallliruva Dharmagalu - Dharmacharane Hagu Adhyatma" in Gulbarga from 10th to 12th July, 2007.
9. Delivered a lecture on "Yuva Jananga - Samajika Maulyagalu" at the University Level NSS Special Camp at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 18.03.2008.
Invited Lectures Delivered in other Departments of the University
1. Delivered 34 lectures on “Indian Ethos and Values” for I Semester M.B.A. students of Gulbarga University from August to November, 2006.
2. A talk on “The Role of Youth” as Chief Guest at the Valedictory function of the Youth Week Celebration by the Nehru Yuvaka Kendra under the auspices of N.S.S. Centre, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 19th January 2005.
3. Delivered 34 lectures on “Indian Ethos and Values” for I Semester M.B.A. students of Gulbarga University from August to November, 2005.
4. Four Lectures on ‘The Indian Ethical Values’ in the M.B.A. Department on 24th and 26th December 2004.
5. A lecture on “Yuvakaralli Naitika Maulyagalu” at “The Nayakatva Hagu Manollasa Shibira” conducted by the University College of Physical Education, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga for B.P.Ed. and M.P.Ed. students on 29.12.2004.
6. A lecture on “The Values of Life” at the ‘Samaja Karya Shibira conducted for the M.S.W. students by the M.S.W. Department, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 16.10.2004.
7. A talk on “Life – A Celebration” at the Fare-well function of the Ganga Ladies Hostel, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 05.03.2004.
8. A talk on “The Values of Life” at the Microbiology Department as Chief Guest on the occasion of the Valedictory function of the Microbiology Association on 04.03.2004.
9. A lecture on “Values of Life” at the M.B.A. Department, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga in July 2003.
10. A talk on “The Values of Life” at the Valedictory function of the Annual Camp of the Social Work Department of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga as Chief Guest on 15.10.2003.
11. A lecture on “Jeevana Maulya” at the N.S.S.Camp for Women Wing, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 19.10.2003.
12. A lecture on “Sikshana Mattu Maulya” at the District Level N.S.S. Camp organised by the Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 25.02.2003.
13. A talk on ‘What is Education’ as Chief Guest at the valedictory function of N.S.S. Camp organised by the Gulbarga University on 01.02.2002.
14. 12 Lectures on “The Svapnavasadattam of Bhasa” for the students of M.A. English in December & January 2001.
15. Delivered a talk on "Values of Life" at the Social Work Department, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 12th November 2006.
16. Gave Presidential Remark on "Personality Development" at the NSS Annual Camp at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 7th March, 2007.
17. Delivered a talk on "Values of Life" at the inaugural function of Commerce Association on 12th October, 2007.
18. Delivered a lecture on "Spiritual Values" at the 'Samaja Karya Shibira' of the MSW Dept. at Dannur Village, Aland Tq. Gulbarga on 23.11.2007.
19. Delivered a lecture on "Leadership Qualities" at M.P.Ed. Leadership Training Camp at Kamlapur, Gulbarga District in December, 2007.
20. Delivered 32 lectures on "Indian Ethos and Values" for I Semester MBA Students of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from August to November, 2007.
Lectures/Talks Delivered At the Affiliated Colleges of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga and other Universities, Gulbarga City, Temples, Mathas, Churches etc.
1. Gave a talk on the “Jesus Christ – The Eternal Life Giver” at the Jatramahotsava at Infant Jesus Church, Bhalki, Bidar on 11th November 2006.
2. Delivered two lectures on “Channelising Youth Energy” on 8th February 2006 at Roshni Nilaya College of Social Work, affiliated to Mangalore University.
3. Gave a talk on “The Renewed Life” at the Jatramahotsava at Infant Jesus Church, Bhalki, Bidar on 13th November 2005.
4. Delivered two lectures on “Professional Ethics” on 22nd August, 2005 at the Center for Civil Services Competitive Exams and Spoken English, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
5. Delivered a lecture on “The Concept of Love in Veerashaiva Dharma” at the Sharanabasaveshwara Samsthana on 30th August, 2005.
6. Participated as Chief Guest at the M.S.W. students camp on 10.10.2005 at Havanoor Village, of Gulbarga District, and delivered a lecture on “Secret of Happy Life”.
7. A talk on “The Role of Media” on the occasion of the 9th Varshikotsava function of the Dasoha ‘Jnana Ratna’ quarterly journal at the Sharanabasaveshwar Samsthana as Chief Guest on 09.04.2005.
8. A ‘Pravachan’ on “Ramayana” at the Rama Mandir at Gulbarga City on 16.04.2005.
9. A lecture on ‘Ramayana’ at the Valedictory function of the ‘Ramanavami Utsava’ on 24.04.2005.
10. A talk on “Values for Modern Youth” at the Varshika Sneha Sammelana at the A.V.P. Degree College, Aland on 03.03.2005.
11. A talk on ‘Unity, Purity, Divinity’ at the Public Seminar organised by Sri Sathya Sai Seva Samiti, Gulbarga on 6th February, 2005 at Siddhartha Law College, Gulbarga.
12. A talk on ‘Youth for Cleanliness’ at the Annual N.S.S. Camp inaugural function as Chief Guest organised by the S.B. Science College, Gulbarga on 23.01.2005.
13. An inaugural address on “Vachana Sahitya”, at V.G.Women’s Degree College, Gulbarga, as Chief Guest on 22.01.2005.
14. Three days pravachana series at Ramamandir Gulbarga on “The Bhagavadgita” from 18.10.2004 to 20.10.2004 on the occasion of Dasara Festival.
15. A lecture on “Eleventh Century Shivasharanas and the Manasollasa” at the Akhila Bharata Anubhava Mantapa, Sharanabasaveshwara Samsthana, Gulbarga on 16.09.2004.
16. Two classes of one hour duration for the Street Children at the Don-Bosco Rehabilitation Centre, Gulbarga on 15.08.2005.
17. A talk on the “Values of Life” as Chief Guest at the Prize distribution function under the auspices of the ‘Banjara Sarakari Mattu Aresarakari Naukarara Sangha, Gulbarga on 15.08.2004.
18. A lecture on “The Need of Spiritual Approach to Life” to the Nursing students at St. Mary’s Church, Gulbarga on 29.02.2004.
19. A lecture on “Vivekananda’s Teachings on Indian Spirituality” as Chief Guest at the Ramakrishnashrama, Gulbarga on 03.02.2004.
20. A talk on the “Jnanayoga of the Gita” as Chief Guest in the Gulbarga city on the occasion of Geetha Jayanti Celebration on 4th December, 2003.
21. A lecture on “Arige Aruntu” at Gulbarga city under the auspices of the Basava Samiti, Bangalore, Gulbarga Branch on 23.08.2003.
22. A lecture on “Jesus Christ” at Shree Sharanabasaveshwara Samsthana, Gulbarga on 01.08.2003.
23. A lecture on “Personality Development” at the Govt. Technical Training School Gulbarga in July 2003.
24. A Talk on “Spirituality and the Bhagavadgita” at a function organised by the Gupta Industries, Gulbarga on 15.12.2002 in connection with the Geetha Jayanti Utsava.
25. A talk on “The Application of the Bhagavad Gita in Daily Life” at the N.V. Degree College, Gulbarga on 14.12.2002.
26. A special lecture on “The Guru-Shishya Sambandha” at the Sacred Heart’s Composite Junior College, Madantyar, D. Kannada Dist. On 25.10.2002.
27. A talk on “Spirituality and Vachana Sahitya” at the Bharatanoor Matha on the occasion of the Jatra Mahotsava as Chief Guest on 11.10.2002.
28. A lecture on “Dasohasutra and Christianity” at the Akhila Bharata Anubhava Mantapa, Sharanabasaveshwara Samsthana on 6th September, 2002.
29. A lecture on “The Concept of Guru in Veerashaivism” at a religious function at the city organised by the Basava Samiti, Bangalore on 5th September, 2002.
30. A talk on ‘The Relevance of Gita at Present’ at the Vishwajana Kalyana Samstha, Gulbarga on 28.12.2001.
31. A lecture on “The Bhagavadgita and Peace” at the Gita Jayanti Function in city on 26.12.2001.
32. A lecture on “The Application of Gita in Life” as Chief Guest at the Nutan Vidyalaya Degree College, Gulbarga on 20th December, 2001.
33. A lecture as Chief Guest at the Govt. First Grade College, Gulbarga on “Value Based Education” on 5th September, 2001 at Teacher’s Day Celebration.
34. A Lecture on “The Value of Education” at the Govt. First Grade College, Jewargi as Chief Guest on 11.08.2001.
35. A talk on ‘The Importance of Sanskrit Language’ at Nagareshwar High School at Gulbarga on the occasion of Sanskrit Day Celebrations on 10.08.2001.
36. A lecture on “The Role of Youth towards a Better World” on 5th August, 2001 at St. Mary’s Church, Gulbarga.
37. A lecture on “The Prasnopanishad” at the Akhila Bharata Anubhava Mantapa, Shree Sharanabasaveshwara Samsthana, Gulbarga on 29.07.2001.
38. A talk on “Real Education” at the Amrutamahotsava Celebrations at Govt. Higher Primary School, Golithattu, Puttur, Tq. Dakshina Kannada on 10th February 2001.
39. A talk on “Values of Life” at Nehru Memorial College, Sullia, D.K. on 3rd January, 2001.
40. Delivered a lecture on Ramayana at Rama Mandir, Gulbarga on 3rd April, 2006.
41. Delivered a talk at Akshara Pratisthana (Infosys), Gulbarga on "Education and Teacher" on 25th April, 2006.
42. Delivered a talk at Bhalki Jatra Mahotsava on "Jesus Christ - The Eternal Life Giver" on 11th November, 2006.
43. Delivered a talk at at the Inter-religions dialogue organised by the Gulbarga Diocese on "How I Encounter Suffering in My Religion" at Gulbarga on 25th February, 2007.
44. Delivered a special lecture on "Akkamahadeviya VAhanagalalli Bhakti" on 30th July, 2007 at Jayanagar, Gulbarga organised by the Vachanotsava Samiti, Jayanagar, Gulbarga
45. Delivered a lecture on "Veerashaiva Sharanara Hrudaya Vaishalyate" on 31st August 2007 organised by the Basava Samiti, Gulbarga.
46. Delivered a lecture on "Saint Theresa of Avilla" at the Anubhava Mantapa, Sharanabasaveshwara Temple, Gulbarga on 7th September, 2007.
47. Delivered a talk as Guest Speaker on "Dasoha Sutragalu" at the valedictory function of the special lecture series at Anubhava Mantapa, Sharanabasaveshwara Temple, Gulbarga on 14th September, 2007.
48. Delivered a lecture as Chief Guest on "Philosophy of Life in the Bible and the Vachana Sahitya" at Muchalamba, Basavakalyan, Bidar on 31st December, 2007.
49. Gave a talk on "The Bhagavadgita" at the Inter Religions Dialogue at Gulbarga on 01st January, 2008.
50. Delivered a lecture at Jayanagara Shva Mandir, Gulbarga on "Mouna (Filence)-Spiritual Significance" on 18th January, 2008.
51. Delivered a Special Lecture at the S.B. Temple, Gulbarga on "Shankaracharyara Mahamudgaradalli Jeevana Darshana" on 21st January, 2008.
52. Gave a talk on "Loving is Living" at Sri Satya Sai Seva Samiti, Gulbarga on the Silver Jubilees Year of Gold Age Clebrations on 27.01.2008.
53. Gave a lecture on "The Baktiyoga of the Gita" at Gulbarga city on the occasion of Geeta Jayanti on 7th December, 2000.
54. A talk on "Christianity" during the Sarvadharma Sammelana organised by Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
55. A lecture at Shri Korisiddeshwara Samsthana Matha, Nalwar, Raichur District on "The Message of Christmas" on 20th December, 1999.
56. A lecture on "The Importance and Relevance of Sanskrit Language on Literature" at Kendriya Vidalaya High School, Gulbarga on the occasion of Sanskrit Day Celebrations on 16th February, 2000.
57. A talk on "The Values in Life as Reflected in Sanskrit Literature" at St. Joseph High School, Gulbarga on 3rd March, 2000.
Propagation of Sanskrit Language
1. Conducted Gita Classes for school children in the evening.
2. Conducted classes on stotrakavyas in the city for men and women.
Talks through AIR & Doordarshan
1. Thirty talks (including twenty seven ‘Chintanas’) were broadcasted through the All India Radio, Gulbarga during 2001 to  March, 2008.
2. A talk on “The Manasollasa of Someshwara III and the 11th Century Shivasharanas” is telecasted on Doordharshan, Gulbarga on 10.09.2004.
3. Composed a song for Doordarshan programme in September, 2003.
Refresher Courses Attended
1. Attended four UGC sponsored Refresher Courses at Academic Staff College and Dept. of Sanskrit, University of Poona, Pune from 11.11.1991 to 07.12.1991
2. Academic Staff College, Dept. of Sanskrit, University of Calicut from 03.03.1992 lto 27.03.1992.
3. Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, New Delhi, New Delhi, Deemed University from 05.03.1999 to 25.03.1999
4. Academic Staff College, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla from 28.09.1999 to 16.10.1999.
Membership of Professional Organizations
1. Member of GUPTA
2. Life Member, All India Oriental Conference, Pune.
3. Life Member, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune.
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Training Programmes attended

International Level

1. Participated and presented a paper entitled “The Vedic View of Life” at the International Eco-Conference held at Chennai from 25th – 29th November, 2003.
2. Attended “The International Symposium on the Arthashastra of Kautilya” held at Mysore, organised by the Oriental Research Institute, University of Mysore, Mysore from 14th – 16th June, 2002 and presented a research paper entitled “The Ethical Principles in the Arthashastra of Kautilya”.
3. Participated and presented a paper entitled “The Contribution of Srimad Bhagavadgita Towards the World Civilization” at the World Sanskrit Conference, 2001, 5th – 9th April 2001 at Vignan Bhavan, New Delhi, under auspices of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

National Level

1. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “Christian Marriage – The Biblical View” at the National Seminar on “Concept and Significance of Marriage and Family” organised by the Centre for Inter-Disciplinary Studies and Research in Sanskrit, Canara College, Mangalore on 17th and 18th of November 2006.
2. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “Dayabhaga to Women in Yajnavalkyasmriti” at the National Seminar on “Ancient Hindu Law and Administration – As Reflected in Vedic and Smriti Literature” organised by the Sanskrit Department of Karnataka University, Dharwad from 22nd to 24th September, 2005.
3. Attended the National Workshop on “Human Right Awareness and Training” on October 8th and 9th, 2005 at the Centre for Studies in Vijnaneshwara’s Mitakshara and Human Rights and the Department of Law, Gulbarga University, Gubarga.
4. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “The Relevance of the Ten Commandments” at the National Seminar on “Ethics for Modern Man” organised by the Samskrita Shodha Samstana Regd, under the auspices of the P.G. Department of Sanskrit, Karnatak University, Dharwad on 17th, 18th and 19th of March, 2005.
5. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “Vijnaneshwara mattu Jedara Dasimayya” at the National Seminar on “Basavadi Sharanaru – Bharatiya Mahapurusharu” held at the Sri Galangalappa Patil (S.B.Patil) Basavadi Sharana Sahitya Kendra on 19th February, 2005.
6. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “The Character of Vasantasena in the Mrchchakatikam” at the National Seminar on “Women in Sanskrit Literature” held at the Department of Sanskrit, Kuvempu University, from 18th – 20th March, 2004.
7. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “Bhamaha’s Thoughts on Rasa” at the National Seminar on “Rasa in Sanskrit Poetics” held at the Department of Sanskrit, Karnatak University, Dharwad from 18th – 20th September 2003.
8. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “My concept of an Ideal Ruler” at the National Seminar on “The Concept of Rajadharma” organised by the Samskrita Shodha Samsthana Regd., under the auspices of the P.G. Department of Sanskrit, Karnatak University, Dharwad on 21st – 23rd February 2003.
9. Attended a National Seminar and Group Discussion on “Quality Improvement of Sanskrit Methodology”, Sponsored by M.H.R.D., Govt. of India, organised by Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha : Thirupati (Deemed University, Institute of Advanced Study in Education, from 25th to 28th February, 2002.
10. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “The Concept of God in Christianity” at the National Seminar on “The Concept of God” organised jointly by Samskruta Shodha Samsthana Sirsi and the Tirupati Organising Committee from 22nd – 24th January, 2001.
11. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “The Role of Sanskrit Language and Literature in the Integrated Academics” at the National Workshop on “Integrated Academics” organised by the Gulbarga University from 26th to 27th February 2001.
12. Attended a National Seminar on "Daivarata Maharshi - seer and interpreter" held at Sirsi in Uttara Kannada District Karnataka in December 19th to 21st, 1997.
13. Attended the 39th Session of All India Oriental Conference at Baroda held from 13th to 15th October, 1998 and presented a paper entitled "Ethics of the Bhagavadgita and the Gospels".
14. Participated and presented a research paper entitled "Devotion in Christianity" at the National Seminar on "Yogakshemam Vahamyaham - Bhakti and Bhakta" organised by SAMSHODHAN SIRSI from 18th to 20th December, 1998.
15. Participated and presented a research paper entitled "The Society as Reflected in the Mrchchakatita of Shudraka" at the National Seminar on "The Concept of Society in Ancient Sanskrit Citnatus" organised by the University of Mysore on 26th September, 2000.
16. Participated and presented a research paper entitled "The Fraternal Love in Bhasas Ramayana Plays" at the National Seminar on "The Concept of Family in Classical Sanskrit Literature" organised by Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati from 28th to 30th August, 2000.
17. Participated and presented a research paper on "The Concept of Salvation in the Gita and New Testment" at the All India Oriental Conference held at Chennai, organised by the University of Madras from 28th to 30th May, 2000.
18. Participated in the National Seminar on "Ancient Hindu Law and Administration the Epics" organised by the Karnatak University, Dharwad, P.G. Dept. of Studies in Sanskrit from 31st January to 2nd February, 2007 and presented a research paper entitled "Reflection of the Bhagavadgita on Law and Administration".
19. Participated in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on "Ethical Values in Indian Philosophy" organised by the Department  of Studies in Philosophy, Karnatak University, Dharwad on 26th and 27th March, 2007 and presented a paper entitled "Ethical Values in the Bhagavadgita".
20. Participated in the National Seminar on "Thesis of Life: Ancient and Modern Perspective" 9th to 11th March, 2007 at Sanskrita Shodha Samshana, Sirsi, Karnataka and presented a Research Paper entitled "Thesis of Life in the Bhagavadgita".
21. Participated in the National Seminar on "Social Movements in India Dr. Ambedkar's Perspective" organised by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 17th March, 2008.
22. Attended the XII General Body Meeting of the Indian Catechetical Association at Bangalore from 2nd to 4th February, 2008 and presented a research paper on "Storytelling in Different Indian Traditions, Types, Styles, Aims and Possible Adaptations to Christian Catchesis".
23. Participated in the National Symposium on "Science in India: From Early Times to Independence" organised by Ntional Centre for History of Science and Oriental Research Institute, University of Mysore, Mysore from 21st to 24th April, 2008 and presented a research paper entitled "The Scientific Significance of Alimentation in the Background of the Abhilashitarthachinafamani (Manasollasa) of Someshwara - III".

State Level

1. Presented a research paper entitled ‘Jnanayoga of the Gita’ at the State Level Seminar on Bhagavadgeethe mattu Baduku” organised by the Department of Sanskrit, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 3rd December, 2003.
2. Participated and presented a research paper entitled “The Bajagovindam of Shankaracharya” at the State Level Seminar on “The Stotra Sahitya in Sanskrit Literature – Their Application Today Life” organised by the Department of Sanskrit, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 10th December, 2001.
3. Attended a “Three Day Workshop on P.G. SIM (Self Instructional Materials) Development” as a participant held at Karnataka State Open University, Mysore from 15th March to 17th March 2002.
4. Attended a “One Day Editor’s Mini-Workshop on P.G. SIM (Sanskrit) as a participant held at Karnataka State Open University, Mysore on 27th November 2002.
5. Attended a One Day Workshop for Teachers on “Developing Self Instructional Materials for Distance Learners” on 1st February 2005, conducted by the Distance Education Centre, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
6. Participated in the State Level Conference "Kristotsava-2007" on "The Retelling the Story of Jesus" and presented a paper entitled "The Story of Jesus in my Life" organised by Christian Pastoral Council, Bangalore from November 8th to 10th, 2007 at Bangalore.
7. Participated in the State Level Seminar on "Jagateekarana mattu Gondaligaru" organised by Karnataka Rajya Janapada Mattu Yakshagana Academy, Bangalore and Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 19th November, 2007.
8. Participated in One day Workshop on Quality Issues in Higher Education and NAAC organised by Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 12th December, 2007.
9. Participated in Two Days Workshop on SIM writing at Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Shimoga on 17th and 18th December, 2007.
10. Participated and presented a research paper entitled "The Teacher and the Tought in The Gita" at the APSRTC State Level Seminar on "The Teacher and the Taught - Indian View" organised by the Center of Inter - Disciplinary Studies and Research in Sanskrit, Canara College, Mangalore from 19th and 20th November, 2000.
11. Participated in the State Level Symposium on "Kannada Janapada Nayaka Mattu Mantrika" held on 31st August, 1999 as a special invitee at the Institute of Kannada Studies, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.