The Institute

Poornaprajna Samshodhana Mandiram (PPSM), a Research Institue the companion institution, is the brain-child of SRI VISHVESHATEERTHA SRIPADARU, and was started in 1990. This pioneering Sanskrit research institute aims to enable the serious academic study of those interested in Sanskrit literature. As a part of its activities in furtherance of this goal, the PPSM has gathered and carefully preserved a significant collection of rare manuscripts, books, and publishes many rare works which has never before seen in print.

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry of the Government of India recognised the PPSM as a model research institute, and included it in the prestigious group of the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University) in 1994. The HRD Ministry sanctioned financial assistance of 95% by way of a grant through the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan. This aid is gratefully acknowledged, and is being diligently utilised for meeting the purpose intended. Post P.G. students can enroll their names for Vidyavaridhi (Ph.D.) courses here. Already more than 19 students awarded Ph.D. from Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi, through the PPSM centre.

Major Works

ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF PPSM
  • 120 Sanskrit works
  • 20 Kannada books
  • 50+ Seminars & Workshops
  • 31 Ph.D scholars
  • 12,000 ISCI pages

ADARSH SHODH SANSTHAN

Recognised by RSS, Tirupathi.

AFFILIATION

Commitee recognised PPSM as research centre in 1990.

RESEARCH GUIDESHIP

Our Staff are recognised to guide Ph.D pursuers.

INFRASRTUCTURE

Computer lab, library, seminiar hall - infra to rival any establishments.

PUBLICATIONS

Undertake Sanskrit and Kannada unpublished works.

MANUSCRIPTS

PPSM has gathered and carefully preserved a significant collection of rare manuscripts

PPSM TEAM

PEJAWARA SWAMIJI

H.H Sri Vishwesha Teertha Swamiji

Sr. Pontiff, Sri Pejawara Matha - FOUNDER
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H.H Sri Vishvaprasanna tirtha Swamiji

Jr. Pontiff, Sri Pejawara Matha
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Vice Chancellor

PROF. PARAMESHWARA NARAYANA SHASTRY

Vice Chancellor
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REGISTRAR

PROF. S. SUBRAHMANYA SARMA

REGISTRAR
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Ramakrishna Bhat

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Director

Dr. A V Nagasampige

MA, Naveena Nyaya Vidwan - Director
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Staff Members of PPSM

PPSM Facilities

Poornaprajna Vidyapeetha started collecting rare books for its library named as "Poornaprajna Granthaalaya". Because the institution has been keeping as one of its dreams, the preservation and retrieval or restoration of old classical and shastric manuscripts in Sanskrit, much attention was given to collect and preserve the hand-written manuscripts in palm-leaves along with printed books. A total collection of 15,000 books belonging to this library is an asset for the institution.

Library details

  • Area : 122 sq. ft.
  • Books : 100 books
  • Almerahs : 73 nos
  • Manuscripts : 350 nos

This library has books written in almost all South Indian Languages as well as English and Sanskrit. Most of them are of Sanskrit. Broadly these Sanskrit books can be classified under these categories i.e.

  1. Palm-leaves
  2. Hand-written in Paper
  3. Printed in Old Time
  4. Recently Published Books

These books are classified by their subjects i.e. Veda, Upanishad, Purana, Major Vedanta Schools, Nyaya, Vyakarana, Meemamsa, Sahitya, Jaina, Bouddha, Haridasa literature etc.

The Kannada, Hindi and English books-collection includes the translations of original Sanskrit works of various branches of learning. Out of English books found in the library, about 1000 books on the subjects like Philosophy, History and Literature are also noticeable in the collection.

1. Pertaining to the Vedas: their originals, Sanskrit commentaries and translations into Kannada & English are some of the rare collections that are of prestige.
2. Separate collections related to Upanishads, Bhagavatam, Mahabharatam, Ramayana, Bhagavadgeetha, are also available.
3. Tiny books useful for the children are another set of collections.
4. Collection of volumes of Sanskrit magazine called `Vimarsha’ publishing research articles for more than ten years and other similar volumes.
5. Vast collections publications on Madhva Vedanta.
These are only a few especially mentionable items of collection categories in the library.

Main library hall is accessible for only the scholars for their reference purpose. To provide the special reading facility to the students, there is a separate reading hall for them.

Overall, this library is a quite beneficial to the students, researchers, and teachers engaged in various academic interests.

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