Board of Studies, Faculty

Dr Tilaka M Rao

Full-time Faculty

Dr. Tilaka M. Rao underwent 12 years of rigorous training in Vedic literature covering 10 major Upanishads in Prabodhini Gurukula and Veda Vijnana Gurukula in Karnataka along with training tochant the entire kavya-yajurveda (Taittiriya recession). In addition, he had the opportunity to study many important works from classical Sanskrit including Kavya, Paninis Astadhyayi, and philosophical systems including Vedanta, Nyaya, Samkhya and Yoga. He served as Assistant Professor at Veda Vijnana Shodha Samsthanam near Bengaluru, and recently was an Assistant Director of the same institute.

He was awarded gold medal in Masters (Sanskrit) and JRF to pursue Ph.D. on the Utsarga-apavada principle in Astadhyayi. He has authored 3 books and was the executive editor of an annual research journal called Shruthishobha. He is a visiting faculty of the School of Philosophy and Economic Science, Dublin, Ireland.