Dr Shrikant Bahulkar

Dr. S. S. Bahulkar has an M. A. and Ph. D. in Sanskrit from the University of Pune. He has written his PhD thesis on the healing practices in the Atharvaveda.

Dr. S. S. Bahulkar has been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Sanskrit for more than 40 years, during which time he has been engaged in a variety of research projects. He has written and edited 12 books and published 60 research papers and articles. Presently he is working on several research projects pertaining to Vedic, classical Sanskrit, and Buddhist Sanskrit texts.

For his outstanding contribution to Vedic and Sanskrit Studies, he has been honored with prestigious awards such as Nanasaheb Peshawe Puraskar of Devadevaeshvar Sansthan, Pune, Bhasha Samman of Sahitya Academi, Delhi, and Mahamahopadhyaya P. V. Kane Gold Medal of the Asiatic Society, Mumbai.

He is presently the Director of the Academic Development of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute and an Editor of the Annals of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute.