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Dr. Anil Narayanan N

Dr. Anil Narayanan N. is passionate about Sanskrit which is why after a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, he perused Masters in Sanskrit Literature followed by M.Phil in Kerala Stotra Literature from the University of Calicut. His seminal research work entitled ‘Critial edition of Parameśvara’s  commentary on Līlāvatī ’awarded the doctoral degree from the University of Calicut. An active researcher, he has over 15 articles and a couple of books to his credit. He has served as faculty of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan Adarsha Vidyapeeth, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit and other institutions. He engages in Lexicography and Indian Mathematics apart from Sanskrit Literature at the Chinmaya Viswavidyapeeth.


  • Ph.D (Sanskrit), University of Calicut, Kerala
  • M.Phil (Sanskrit), University of Calicut, Kerala
  • M.A. (Sanskrit Sahitya), Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady
  • B.Sc Chemistry, University of Calicut, Kerala


  • Maheswari Sanksrit College, Adarshavidyapeeth
  • Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Regional Centre-Thrissur
  • Baselius College, Kottayam


  • Classical Sanskrit Literature & Poetics
  • Sanskrit Lexicography 
  • History of Kerala School of Mathematics

Areas of Teaching:

  • Sanskrit literature
  • Poetics
  • Indian Lexicography
  • Indian Mathematics  

Research Interests:

  • Classical Sanskrit Literature 
  • Indian Lexicography
  • History of Indian Mathematics 


  • Śuddhadṛggaṇita: An Astronomical Treatise from Northern Kerala (to be published in ICHDM conference proceedings).
  • Some systems of computations among the traditional astrologers of Kerala in Darśanasudhā, N.K.Sundareswaran (Ed.),University of Calicut, May 2012, pp.145-152
  • कालिदाससाहित्ये शैवसमयः in Sāgarika Journal published by Department of Sanskrit, H.S Gour University, Sagaram, Madhya Pradesh, 42nd Issue,Vol 3-4, pp.9-12

  • Transformations of Bhakti Concepts in Gita Literature in the proceedings of National seminar on Bhagavatgita - A rethinking in the Modern context, Ajikumar.P.V. (Ed.), Govt. Sanskrit College, Trivandrum, July,2011, pp.264-266.

  • Stalwarts in the Kerala School of Mathematics in Kerala School of Mathematics: Trajectories and Impact, Ganga Books, Calicut, 2014, pp. 203-213

  • Influence of Lilāvatī on Kerala Mathematics, in the proceedings of the All India History Congress held at Tanjavore, 2013.pp.212-216

  • Vastudhvani: Theory and Implications in ‘The Philosopher’, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, 2013.

  • Keraḹīyagaṇitattile Parameśvaraprabhāvam (Malayalam)  in Maḷayāḷiyuṭe Saṃskrtavazhikaḷ, Vidyarthi Publications,Calicut, 2015.

  • Kuntaka’s appraisal of Kalidasa: A case study of Raghuvaṃśa, in Vyākhyāsuda, P. Narayanan Namboodiri(Ed.), University of Calicut, 2016, pp.218-224

  • Siddharūpaṃ (Malayalam), Ganga Books, Calicut, 2012.

  • Kerala School of Mathematics: Trajectories and Impact (Co-editor), Ganga Books, Calicut, 2014.

Dr. Anil Narayanan N

Assistant Professor

School of Linguistics & Literary Studies

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