Mr. Rudraksha Vishwas Sakrikar

Assistant Professor at K J Somaiya Bharatiya Sanskriti Peetham

  • Department:
  • Institute:
    K J Somaiya Bharatiya Sanskriti Peetham
  • Location:
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
  • Contact Details:

    Mobile No. : 9403419304

    Landline No. : 022- 21027265

    Extension No. : 4403

  • Office Address :

    Third Floor, SIMSR Building, Somaiya Vidyavihar University

  • Timings For Visitors:

    Mon - Fri : 1 pm to 3 pm

  • Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Rudraksha Sakrikar is working as an Assistant Professor of Sanskrit at Bharatiya Sanskriti Peetham, K. J. Somaiya Institute of Dharma Studies since February 2013. He teaches various topics related to Sanskrit language, Systems of Indian philosophy, Yogashastra to various courses on graduate and post graduate level. Dr. Rudraksha received his B.A. (Sanskrit) degree from University of Pune and M.A. (Sanskrit) degree from Banaras Hindu University. He was awarded with six gold medals and one silver medal for standing first in M.A. in the Department of Sanskrit as well as Faculty of Arts of Banaras Hindu University in the year 2008. Dr. Rudraksha completed Ph.D. in Sanskrit from University of Mumbai in 2019 under the guidance of Dr. Kala Acharya. Topic of his research was - 'An Indian Perspective Regarding the Science of Weather Forecast as Described in Sanskrit Texts.'


Dr. Rudraksha has co-edited two books and has contributed several entries for the following books - 'The Hindu-Christian Dictionary' and 'Essentials of Yoga'. He is co-investigator of the research project of preparing 'The Dictionary of Yoga Terms' funded by Central Sanskrit University, formerly known as Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan. Dr. Rudraksha has published more than 10 reseach papers in National and International Journals and Conferences. His areas of interest are Indian Philosophy, Yogashastra, Sanskrit language, Ancient Indian Sciences and Indian classical Music. Dr. Rudraksha has also learnt the art of playing Sarangi, the classical Indian bowed instrument from Pt. Santosh Mishra ji of Banaras Gharana.        

NET in Sanskrit,University Grants Commission,2008

B.A. in Sanskrit,University of Pune,2006

Ph.D.,University of Mumbai,2019

Certificate Course in ‘Information Technology’,NIIT Institute,2005

Certificate Course in ‘German Language’,University of Pune,2005

M. A. Sanskrit (Darshana Specialization),Banaras Hindu University,2008


  • K. J. Somaiya Bharatiya Sanskriti Peetham, Assistant Professor, February 2013 - Present
  • Non Academic

  • History and Philosophy of Yogashastra
  • Advaita Vedanta
  • Fundamentals of indian Philosophy
  • Classical Yoga Texts
  • Darshanshastra (vedanta & Mimamsa)
  • indian Philosophy
  • Yogashastra
  • Sanskrit Language and Literature
  • Ancient indian Sciences
  • Sanskrit
  • Yoga

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  • Dr. Rudraksha Was Awarded With Six Gold Medals and one Silver Medal for Standing First in Ma in Dept. of Sanskrit and Arts Faculty, Banaras Hindu University in 2008.

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