The department of samskrutham is one of the oldest departments of our college. Prof.M.P.L.Sastry and Prof. B.R.Sheshadri Iyengar were the early two faculty members of this department. Presently, the faculty consists of Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy, Dr. Sree Srivatsa, and Sri K.S. Venkatesh, Dr.Sree Srivatsa is on deputation to B.M.S.College , Basavangudi,Bangalore.
Inter Collegiate Competitions in Bhagavad Gita recitation and essay writing were held in the month of January and the prizes were distributed on ————–
A talk on Bhagavad Gita was held on —————- Sri.————– spoke on the relevance of Bhagavad Gita.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy has undertaken to edit the volume on samskrut in the series of Indian discourse of translation for the Central Sahitya Academy.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy has also been commissioned to write the biography of Ra.Shi.[Dr.M.Shivaram];this is with respect to the series on “Makers of Indian Literature”.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy was invited to be on the committee of C.B.S.E to develop the curriculum for the elective paper on the Indian Systems of Knowledge. He designed the curriculum and edited the textbook on Darshanas.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy was on the board of studies of the newly formed Karnataka Janapada[Folk] University. And was involved in designing the curriculum for them on the “Religious Studies”.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy was in the committee developing curriculum for “Institute of Family Management” based in Orlando,U.S.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy attended a 3 week “Buddist Scientist retreat” at Plum village ,South France in the month of June 2012.
Seminars, Workshops and Guest Lectures:
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy delivered a special lecture on “ Translating Sanskrit Poetry in Kannada” at Alvas College at Moodabidre ,on the invitation of Kannada University.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy delivered a special lecture on “Indian Perception of Acting at the Tagore Centre”, Indian Embassy, Berlin on 24th and 25th June 2012.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy conducted a workshop on ” Historiography of Sanskrit translation “ for Central Institute of Indian Languages(C.I.I.L) ,Mysore.
Resource person and training Programs etc…:
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy is a resource person for Buddhist University, Boulder, Collarado State, U.S. He is a Resource person for “Yoga Samskrutham University”, Pennsylvania,U.S.
He is a resource person for N.S.D (National School of Drama) and R.R.C (Regional Resource Centre) , and Bangalore Chapter of N.S.D. He is a R.P. for Sanehalli Shiva Sanchara Theatre School of Dr. Shiva Kumara Swamy.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy is a consultant of Ashoka International School for H.R.D matters. He is the chairman of Governing Council, Muniswamy Naidu Technical Institute and N.B.E.T. Degree College.
Dr.J.Sreenivasa Murthy has contributed articles and reviews in special issues of kannada dailies: Vijaya Karnataka and Vijaya Vani.He has translated “Madhyama Nikaya” volume 1 and 2 from Pali to Kannada(new edition) published by Mahabodhi Society,Bangalore.He has translated volume 8 of the yoga vasistha,(The first 7 volumes have been translated from Sanskrit to Kannada) which is under print.