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Karthik Sharma K

Karthik Sharma completed his traditional studies in Advaita Vedanta under the guidance of Dr. K. S. Maheswaran Namboothiri, completing all the 15 levels of exams followed by the Mahapareeksha in Advaita Vedanta at Kanchee Veda Vedanta Sastra Sabha, Tenali. Following this, he studied advanced Vedanta texts under Mahamahopadhyaya Dr. Mani Dravid Sastrigal. He is currently appearing for the Navya-Nyaya exams in Tenali, under the guidance of Dr K. E. Devanathan. Shri Sharma participates in traditional vakyartha sadas all over India.

Education:

  • B. A. in Advaita Vedanta from the Madras Sanskrit College, Chennai
  • M. A. in Advaita Vedanta from the Madras Sanskrit College, Chennai
  • M. Phil. from Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda College, Chennai

Teaching:

  • Advaita-Vedanta Darshanam
  • Nyaya Darshanam
  • Indian logical Systems

Research Interests:

  • Advaita Vedanta
  • Navya-nyaya
  • Purva Mimamsa

Vakyartha Sadas Attended: 

  • Mahaganapati Vakyartha Vidwat Sabha, Sringeri
  • Advaita Sabha, Sankara Mutt, Kanchipuram,
  • Brahma Vidya Parishad Vakyartha Sadas, Shakatapuram
  • Vakyartha Sadas at Vedabavan, Hyderabad
  • Vadakke Madham Brahmaswam Vakyartha Sadas, Trichur, Kerala
  • Vakyartha Sadas at Government Sanskrit College, Tripunithura
  • Vidwat Sadas at Sankara Mutt, West Mambalam, Chennai
  • Navaratra Vidwat Sabha, Government Sanskrit College, Trivandrum
  • Abhinava Vidyatheertaha Swati Vidvat Sabha, Chennai

Prizes Won:

  • First prize with golden shalaka and gold medal in Advaita Vedanta Shalaka Competition, at the All India Sanskrit Shastric Contest conducted by the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi, in 2013, at the Balahar Campus, Himachal Pradesh.
  • First prize with a golden shalaka and gold medal in Advaita Vedanta Shalaka Competition at the All India Sanskrit Shastric Contest conducted by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi in 2014 at Bhopal Campus, Madhya Pradesh.
  • First prize with a gold medal in Advaita Vedanta Bhashanam at the All India Sanskrit Shastric Contest Conducted by the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi in 2015, at the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati.
  • First prize with a gold medal in Advaita Vedanta Bhashanam at the All India Sanskrit Shastric Contest conducted by the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi, in 2016, at the Agartala campus, Tripura
  • Awarded a cash prize for being an excellent student in Advaita Vedanta, by the Sringeri Jagadguru Sanathana Dharma Vidya Samithi, Sringeri Mutt, Chennai, in 2015.
  • Sadachara prize with a gold coin endowed by His Holiness Sri Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya Swamigal of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham in 2016-17.

Awards:

  • Honoured with Suvarnanguleeyakam (gold ring) by Mahasannidhanam, Sringeri Mutt in 2019
  • Honoured with the title of ‘Advaitavedantaratnam’ by Kanchi mutt for completing the Mahapareeksha in Advaita Vedanta in 2019

Publications:

  • Published an article on ‘Samparayadhikaranam’ in the Madras Sanskrit College Journal named RasikaPriya
  • Published an article on ‘Antharadhikaranaagataarthatvachinta’ in the research journal of Veda Vijnana Shodha Samsthanam named ‘Shrutishobha’
  • Published an article on ‘Kampanadhikaranam’ in The Madras Sanskrit College Journal named ‘Vidyateertham’
  • Published an article on ‘Anjanatvaroopajadatvahetuniruktihi’ in the Sri Sankara Advaitashodhakendram journal named ‘Vidwat Pratibha 2018’
  • Published an article on ‘Amsitvanumanam’ in the Madras Sanskrit College Journal named ‘Abhinavaprasada’

 

Karthik Sharma K

Assistant Professor

School of Vedic Knowledge Systems

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