PARANKUSHACHAR INSTITUTE OF VEDIC STUDIES (REGD.)
Established in the year 1996, the various activities of the Trust are as follows:

[Premises at: 188/2, 2nd Phase, 4th Main, WCR, Manjunathanagar, Bangalore 560010. Ph. 23309215; e-mail:ramanujachar@gmail.com; URL:http://www.parankusa.org]

1996 � normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 10 persons
b) Sampradaya classes on –Divya Prabandham (Nalayiram and Desika Prabandham), Desika Stotra-patham etc. to about 10 persons
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.

1996 - specific activities (consolidation of earlier work by founder trustee since 1979)

Data entry of Sanskrit texts:

1. Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Bhashyam - Parasara Bhattar’s Bhagavad Guna Darpanam, Nirukti, Nirvacanam, Prof. A Srinivasa Raghavan’s English translation, related stotras etc.

2. Koundinya Shiksha, Aranyaka Shiksha, Apishali Shiksha, Jata Darpanam and Ghana Darpanam for Avadhoota Datta Peetham, Mysore.

Technical papers on Sanskrit and Computers, Vedic Processing in Computers, Relevance of Shastras for NLP, Shabda-bodha representation, Computational rendering of Paninian grammar, computational study of Sanskrit texts etc.

Databases: Charts for various shastras, sakala-shastra-sutra-kosha preparation (links, images)

Awards and titles [till now]

Veda Varidhi by Veda Dharma Paripalana Sabha in 1988 at Bangalore (image vedavaridhi.jpg)

1997 � normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 10 persons - continued
b) Sampradaya classes on –Divya Prabandham (Nalayiram and Desika Prabandham), Desika Stotra-patham etc. to about 10 persons - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.

Awards and titles

Veda Vijnana Siromani by Nonavinakere Sri Venu Gopala Krishna Cultural, Religious and Charitable Trust at Bangalore from HH RangaPriya Mahadesikan (image vedavijnanasiromani.jpg)

1998 � normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 10 persons - continued
b) Sampradaya classes on –Divya Prabandham (Nalayiram and Desika Prabandham), Desika Stotra-patham etc. to about 10 persons - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.

Awards and titles

Vaidika Bhushanam by Vidvan Nuggehalli Kasturi Rangacharya Smaraka Nidhi at Bangalore (image vaidikabhushana.jpg)

1999 � normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 10 persons - continued
b) Sampradaya classes on –Divya Prabandham (Nalayiram and Desika Prabandham), Desika Stotra-patham etc. to about 10 persons � continued
c) Srimad Rahasya traya saram kalakshepam to about 15 persons commenced
d) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.

Awards and titles

Ahobila Mutt Asthana Vidvan by HH 45th Jeer of Sri Ahobila Mutt at Hyderabad.

2000 � normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 10 persons - continued
b) Sampradaya classes on –Divya Prabandham (Nalayiram and Desika Prabandham), Desika Stotra-patham etc. to about 10 persons - continued
c) Srimad Rahasya traya saram kalakshepam to about 15 persons in Tamil - continued
d) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.

2000 - New activities

e) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on week ends (Saturdays and Sundays) in Kannada commenced
f) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on week ends (Sundays) on Sampradayam, Vedic suktas etc. in Tamil commenced
g) Discourses at Sri ChennaKeshavaraya Swamy Temple, Kacharakanahalli on (Sundays) on Sampradayam in Tamil commenced

2001 � normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons - continued
b) Srimad Rahasya traya saram kalakshepam to about 15 persons in Tamil - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
d) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on week ends (Saturdays and Sundays) in Kannada
e) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on week ends (Sundays) on Sampradayam, Vedic suktas etc. in Tamil
f) Discourses at Sri ChennaKeshavaraya Swamy Temple, Kacharakanahalli on (Sundays) on Sampradayam in Tamil

Awards and titles

Vacaspati (D.Litt. honoris causa) by Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, New Delhi (image 7220277.jpg)

2002 � normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons - continued
b) Srimad Rahasya traya saram kalakshepam to about 15 persons in Tamil - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
d) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on week ends (Saturdays and Sundays) in Kannada
e) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on week ends (Sundays) on Sampradayam, Vedic suktas etc. in Tamil
f) Discourses at Sri ChennaKeshavaraya Swamy Temple, Kacharakanahalli on (Sundays) on Sampradayam in Tamil

2003 � normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons - continued
b) Srimad Rahasya traya saram kalakshepam to about 15 persons in Tamil - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
d) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on week ends (Saturdays and Sundays) in Kannada
e) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on week ends (Sundays) on Sampradayam, Vedic suktas etc. in Tamil
f) Discourses at Sri ChennaKeshavaraya Swamy Temple, Kacharakanahalli on (Sundays) on Sampradayam in Tamil

Awards and titles

Samskrita Mitram by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India at New Delhi (image scan0006.jpg)

2004� normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons - continued
b) Srimad Rahasya traya saram kalakshepam to about 15 persons in Tamil - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
d) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on week ends (Saturdays and Sundays) in Kannada
e) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on week ends (Sundays) on Sampradayam in Tamil

[shifted premises in May 2005]

[Premises at: 5DC-722, HRBR 2nd Block, 5th D Cross, Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore 560043. � Ph. 22736337, 25433239. Mob. 9844090188]

2005 - Normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons - continued
b) Chillarai Rahasya kalakshepam to about 5 persons in Tamil - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
d) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on week ends (Saturdays and Sundays) in Kannada
e) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on Sundays on Sampradayam in Tamil

2005� specific activities

Birth Centenary Celebrations of Late Mahavidvan, Salakshana Ghanapathi, Bhuloka NityaSuri, Sohattur Parankushacharya Swami � January [Veda parayanam, Sri Rama pattabhishekam, honouring Vedic scholars, Release of commemorative souvenir PURNA-KUMBHA by HH Rangapriya Mahadesikan Swami] (photos, videos � sattumurai, pattabhishekam, lecture by Srikaryan Swamy) {e-book}

Data entry of Srautam text in manipravalam (scanned images)

Awards and titles

Shastra Ratnakara by HH Srirangam Srimad Andavan at Chennai (image scan0005.jpg)

2006 - Normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons - continued
b) Chillarai Rahasya kalakshepam to about 5 persons in Tamil - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
d) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on week ends (Saturdays and Sundays) in Kannada
e) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on Sundays on Sampradayam in Tamil

2006 � specific activities

Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Late Mahavidvan, Salakshana Ghanapathi, Bhuloka NityaSuri, Sohattur Parankushacharya Swami � February [release of book Saptalakshana parishkara at Sohattur village by HH 45th Jeer of Sri Ahobila Muth] {e-book} (reviews)

Data entry of Satyashadha Srauta Sutras commenced

Awards and titles

Veda Vidya Praveena by HH 45th Jeer of Sri Ahobila Mutt at Srirangam (image scan0004.jpg)

2007 - Normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons - continued
b) Chillarai Rahasya kalakshepam to about 5 persons in Tamil - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
d) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on Sundays in Kannada
e) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on Sundays on Sampradayam in Tamil

2007 � specific activities

Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Late Mahavidvan, Salakshana Ghanapathi, Bhuloka NityaSuri, Sohattur Parankushacharya Swami � February [Vedic lecture and preparation of the book Shadvimsati sutra with commentary shadvimsaka saparya]

Data entry of Satyashadha Srauta Sutras continued

Awards and titles

Veda Vedanta Kovida by HH RangaPriya Mahadesikan at Bangalore (image P7220274.jpg)

2008 - Normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons � continued
b) Vedanta deepam kalakshepam conducted in Tamil thrice a week
c) Chillarai Rahasya kalakshepam to about 5 persons in Tamil - continued
d) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
e) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on Sundays in Kannada
f) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on Sundays on Sampradayam in Tamil
g) Sanskrit class in traditional shastraic style conducted

2008 � specific activities

Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Late Mahavidvan, Salakshana Ghanapathi, Bhuloka NityaSuri, Sohattur Parankushacharya Swami � February [preparation of the book Shadvimsati sutra with commentary shadvimsaka saparya and release at Mysore by HH Ganapati Sacchidanada Swami, Avadhoota Dutta Peetham (images)]

Website www.parankusa.org commenced
Data entry of Satyashadha Srauta Sutras and proof-reading 2nd level completed
Conducted a three-month course on Sanskrit Swadhyaya (self-learning) from October to December, in Sanskrit medium, under Non-Formal Sanskrit Education (NFSE) scheme of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (RSkS), New Delhi. {KR0025 � 53 students enrolled, Mr. TK Suneesh kumar of Aksharam was the instructor; inauguration, list of students, visit of VC of RSkS, Conclusion photos, report}

Awards and titles

Datta Peeta Asthana Vidvan by Sri Ganapati Sachidananda Swami of Avadhoota Datta Peetham at Mysore (image dattapeethaasthanavidvan.jpg)

2009 - Normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons - continued
b) Divya Prabandham classes conducted for 5 persons
c) Ahnika kalakshepam commenced
d) Yatindra mata deepika kalakshepam started thrice a week
e) Chillarai Rahasya kalakshepam to about 5 persons in Tamil - continued
f) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
g) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on Sundays in Kannada
h) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on Sundays on Sampradayam in Tamil

2009 � specific activities

Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Late Mahavidvan, Salakshana Ghanapathi, Bhuloka NityaSuri, Sohattur Parankushacharya Swami � February [Vedic lecture]

Digitisation of palm-leaf manuscripts commenced
Catalog of library holdings prepared
Audio recording of discourses on Veda lakshana texts commenced
Lecture-cum-demo on arumaraiyum Aaraaichiyum to HH Srirangam Srimad Andavan (video)

2010 - Normal activities

a) Vedic classes on Taittireeya Samhita, Brahmanam, Aranyakam and Upanishad to about 5 persons - continued
b) Chillarai Rahasya kalakshepam to about 5 persons in Tamil - continued
c) Computational Research on Shastras, databases, technical papers etc.
d) Discourses on Srimad Valmiki Ramayanam for Sanskrit learning at Adarsha Bhavan, Malleswaram on Sundays in Kannada
e) Discourses at Sri Ahobila Muth, Prakash Nagar on Sundays on Sampradayam in Tamil
f) Discourses on Vedanga-s (Panini shiksha) commenced with audio/video recording) on Sundays in Tamil
g) Discourses on Veda Bhashya (Krishna YajurVeda � Bhatta Bhaskara and Sayana) on Saturdays commenced in Tamil with audio/video recording

2010 � specific activities

Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Late Mahavidvan, Salakshana Ghanapathi, Bhuloka NityaSuri, Sohattur Parankushacharya Swami � January [release of book Shadvimsati Sutra with shadvimsaka saparya commentary]

Updates to website www.parankusa.org
Arsheya system of Krishna YajurVeda
Roadmap for PIVS set out

Video recording of Vedanga and Vedabhashya discourses commenced

Other links
Databases �      Texts in ISCII, UNICODE
Audio recording of discourses � Ramayanam, suktas, stotras, prabandham
Video recording of discourses � Vedanga, veda bhashya
Catalog of library books of PIVS � xls searchable
Scanned images of manuscripts � veda lakshanam, vidyasthanas

Programs
Language converter
Transliteration
Application on Vishnu Sahasra Namam (with scanned images)
Krishna Yajur Veda
Sakala Shastra Sutra Kosha (SSSK) etc.

Rk-tantram, Naradiya shiksha, VSN, SSSK scanned images

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