Deputy Director – Dr.K.S.Balasubramanian

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                                             16, Marwadi Thottam,

                                             Mylapore, Chennai-600 004.

                                             India.

K.S. BALASUBRAMANIAN                                    E-mail: sanskritkannan@yahoo.com

                                                 sanskritkannan@sahajmarg.org     

 

                                            Ph.No: 044-24983505

                                                  (0)9884899716

CAREER SUMMARY:

 

More than 35 years of experience (since 1982) in:

ü  Conducting Sanskrit classes in both Domestic & International locations (U.S.A., U.K., Europe & other parts of Asia) at the Graduate and Post-Graduate levels.

ü  Guiding Post-Graduate Research Scholars.

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

 

M.A. Sanskrit – University of Madras

(I Rank – Gold Medallist)

 

Ph.D. Hatha Yoga, New Delhi. 1999

Research Topic: “Critical Study of Hatha Sanketha Candrika of Sundaradeva”, an unpublished manuscript (belonging to 17th Century AD).

 

Ph.D. Yoga – University of Madras 2005

Research Topic: “Critical Study of the Yoga Yajnavalkya”

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

clip image001 Deputy Director   Dr.K.S.BalasubramanianThe Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute, from April 1985 – Till date

Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004, India.

 

Joined as Research Assistant in 1983.

Deputy Director of the institute from 2001.

Asst. Director(Research)-Sahaj Marg Spirituality Foundation from April 2007-May 2008.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

    Books : More than 50 books jointly edited.

 

Ø  Article: Many articles in leading Indological Journals

(Available by request)

 

Ø  Reviews: Reviewed more than 50 books on Sanskrit Literature, Philosophy, Religion,

Yoga, etc. in Indological  Journals / Magazines.

 

Ø  Books: (To be published shortly)

1.      Sivasamhita (Yoga) with English translation & notes

2.      Yoga Upanisads (20 Texts) with English translation.

3.      Yoga Pada of Siddhantasaravali (Saiva Agamic Text)

4.      Critical edition and study of Hatha Sanketacandrka of Sundaradeva an unpublished manuscript.

5.      Sivasvarodaya—A unique text on Svarodaya science of Yoga

6.      Amanska Yoga of Gorakshanatha ( jointly)

7.      Yogasangraha (jointly) ed. from palm leaf mss.

8.      Varaha Upanishad

9.      Encyclopedia of Yoga

10.  Encyclopedia of Sanskrit Numerals and many more (jointly)

 

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE:

 

MemberEditorial Board for all the publications of:

n   The Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute from 1985. (50 books and  many volumes of Journal of Oriental Research till date)

n   Samskrita Ranga, Chennai

n   Samskrita Academy, Chennai

n   Edited (jointly) from unpublished manuscript of ancient Sanskrit drama and Saiva Agama texts.

11.  Recently ( in 2006) edited ( jointly) with English translation and notes, Darsanopanisad, Amrtanada Upanisad, Advayataraka Upanisad, Dhyanabindu Upanisad, Nandikesakarika with Upamanyu’s commentary and many more books published by The K.S.R.I.Chennai.

12.  The book Yoga Vedanta and Sahaj Marg (Vol.I) was published by SHPT, Shri Ram Chandra Mission and was  released on 24 July 2014.

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES:

 

ü  Won several prizes in Inter-School / Inter-Collegiate competitions, especially in Sanskrit.

ü  Awarded Gold Medal for best performance in Studies, Hinduism and Social work by R.K.M. Vivekananda College, Mylapore, Chennai. 1982.

ü  Awarded Gold Medal for scoring I Rank in M.A. (Sanskrit) by University of Madras 1982.

ü  Titles; Yoga Sastra Pracharaka; Sahitya Visarada; Yoga Kala Kalapa given by Sanskrit Department, Rajah’s College, Tiruvaiyaru ( a college more than 125 years old ).

 

SEMINARS / CONFERENCES:

²  Participated in several National and International conferences / seminars like International Yoga Festival (special speaker), Pondicherry, University of Madras, Central University, Pondicherry, Jodhpur University and so on.

 

 

²  International conference held at:

1.      Switzerland at Lusanne, Berne, Geneva. (2002)

2.      Paris, France (2003)

3.      Singapore and Malaysia –2007

²  Italy—International Conference organized by Torino Spiritualita, Sept.2008.

²  Berlin- Germany—Yoga Exchange Program – 22-27 April 2011

²  Lectures in Indian embassy, Rome and many universities in Italy (Oct.-2016)

²  Lectures at Copenhagen and Vrads Sande, Denmark in the first week of Nov.2016 on Raja Yoga and Relevance of Vedas in modern life.

 

OFFICES HELD:

u   Deputy Director, The Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute, Mylapore, Chennai ,India.

u   ( till March 2007)

Asst. Director, Sahaj Marg Spirituality Foundation, Chennai, (Apr.07-May 08) 

u   Honorary Director (Research): Sahaj Marg Research and Training Institute (SMRTI), a research wing of Shri Ram Chandra Mission, a worldwide Spiritual Organization.

u   External Examiner for M.Phil (Sanskrit), Bharatidasan University. Question paper setter for Bharatidasan University for UG (Sanskrit)

u   Member, Doctoral Committee (Sanskrit) Univ. of Madras.

u   Member, Doctoral Committee (Sanskrit) Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.

u   Member, Doctoral Committee of SCSVMV University, Kanchipuram

u   Member, Doctoral Committee(Sanskrit), Presidency College, Chennai.

u   Academic Council Member of D.G. Vaishnav College, (Arumbakkam, Chennai) for Sanskrit.

u   Academic Council Member for the Board in Sanskrit of the Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai from 2010.

u   Life Member All India Oriental Conference

 

LANGUAGES KNOWN:

To read, write & speak: Tamil, English and Sanskrit

 

PERSONAL DETAILS:

Date of Birth               : 16th Feb 1959

Gender                                                : Male

Office Address                      :

The Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute,

84, Thiru Vi Ka Road,

Mylapore,  Chennai-600 004.

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