Education and Academic Services of Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya
Born on April 15, 1928, in Navalpakkam village in the North Arcot district of Tamil Nadu to N. S. Krishnaswamy Tatacharya and Rajalakshmi, Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya is very active in his Shastric pursuits. He studied under his father and Devanatha Thathachariar Swami. A Siromani (with a First Class) from the Madras University, Prof. Ramanuja Tatacharya was a full fledged Naiyayika by the age of 16. He was the first Vice-Chancellor of Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha in Tirupati. Every scholastic journey led him to further voyages of discovery. He was a researcher at the French Institute of Pondicherry in Puducherry. He is fluent in the Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English languages. As an erudite scholar in Sanskrit, Prof. Ramanuja Tatacharya has served the academic community in different capacities that include his services as the Principal in charge of Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, Tirupati and the Vice-Chancellor at the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha.
Works of Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya
Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya has to his credit more than 15 reputed published works in classical Indian philosophical literature. His original contributions in the area may be assessed from various scholarly works such as Vivriti, Balabodhini, Bhagavadgunaratnapetika, Pratyaksa Tattvacintamani Vimarsa and others. He has translated Nyayasiddhanjanam of Vedantadesika into Tamil. He has also been the general editor to many scholarly works like Ramanujacaritacampu, Pancapadikavivarana with Commentaries (reprint) and Caturdasalaksani. Besides, he has also contributed in more than 60 research papers on the different Shastras, which have been published in various research journals. Dr. Tatacharya has guided more than 25 research scholars in PhD, on different aspects of Sanskrit Literature, Philosophy and Indian Culture. He has also guided many scholars from foreign countries in their research assignments.
Awards and Recognitions received by Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya
As an eminent scholar, Prof. N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya has been recognised with many awards and recognitions, which include:
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