Eminent Lecture Series

Tantrayukti: An Indigenous Methodology in Thesis Construction – Inputs for Current-Day Research

As a part of the Eminent Lecture Series (ELS), a monthly series of talks for students to gain knowledge beyond the courses they study, Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) organised an online workshop on the topic ‘Tantrayukti: An Indigenous Methodology in Thesis Construction – Inputs for Current-Day Research’ on 07 April 2021 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

The session started with an invocation by Srilakshmi Iyer (second-year B.A. Sanskrit), followed by the welcoming of the participants and the Guest Speaker, Dr. Jayaraman Mahadevan, Director, Research Department, Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, SIRO- Recognised by DSIR, Governmentof India.

Moderator of the event, Neha Devi (second-year IM Vyakarana), introduced Dr. Jayaraman Mahadevan. Dr. Mahadevan spoke about the indic methods of thesis construction and research. He started by casting light on Indic Knowledge Systems and the relevance of Tantrayukti and moved on to explain about the general methodology of thesis construction, thesis construction from Shastra literature and other aspects of Tantrayukti in detail. After the talk, there was an overflow of comments and questions from the audience which were discussed sufficiently.

The vote of thanks was proposed by Nanda Haritha M. (second-year B.A. Sanskrit). The workshop ended around 5:00 pm with the Shanti Mantra.

Faculty Coordinators:

Dr. Vinod R. R. (Assistant Professor and Head, School of Contemporary Knowledge Systems)

Ms. Neethu S. Kumar (Assistant Professor, School of Linguistics and Literary Studies)

Student Coordinators:

Neha Devi

Samana M.