Director, Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC),
Sri Aurobindo Society,
Puducherry – 605001, India
Dr. Sampadananda Mishra is passionate about Sanskrit. He strongly believes that Sanskrit has immense potentiality to elevate the human consciousness to sublime heights.
In addition Dr. Mishra, as a devotee of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, is familiar with their writings and feels comfortable in delivering lecture on Integral Yoga and Education.
Dr. Mishra has presented papers on sanskrit and spoken at various conferences and seminars, both nationally and internationally, conducts workshops, teacher training programmes and orientation courses, both in India and abroad, as part of his work.
He also conducts special workshops to introduce Sanskrit to beginners.
He was one of the keynote speakers in the Waves conference that took place in Trinidad and Tobago in the year 2010. In 2014 Dr. Mishra was invited to the Monash university, Melbourne for giving a talk on character development and service to the humanity in a seminar on Swami Vivekananda. He is also closely associated with the members of the School of Philosophy and guides their Sanskrit teachers.
Dr. Mishra worked as the Associate Editor of the Collected Works of Vasishtha Kavyakantha Ganapati Muni published in twelve volumes.
Dr. Mishra has launched the first ever 24hour Sanskrit Radio called Divyavani and is single handedly managing the entire content. This year Dr. Mishra has founded Samskrita Balasahitya Parishad with the aim of creating, evaluating and propagating children’s literature in Sanskrit.