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Mukta Biswas
1956,  Female ,  Indian ,  Professor

Dr (Mrs) Mukta Biswas is a Reader in the Department of Sanskrit, Gauhati University, Assam. She has authored a number of research papers on ancient Indian culture, philosophy, literature and language. She has participated in numerous national seminars and conferences and has been honoured with gold medals for her scholarship. She is the winner of awards including Dr V. Raghavan award for best paper at the 42nd session of All India Oriental Conference held in Varanasi, 2004.

1. Received University Gold Medal for securing first class first position in MA Examination.
2. Received Jogiraj Basu memorial gold medal for securing highest aggregate marks in MA examination amongst all papers.
3. Received Sarat Chandra Goswami memorial gold medal for securing highest aggregate marks in Sanskrit and Assamese.
4. Received V. Raghavan award for best paper in the42nd session of the All India Oriental Conference, Varanasi in the year 2004.
5. Received Jyotsnamoy Chatterjee prize for best paper in 44th ALOC, Kurukshetra.
6. Received complimentary award from the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, New Delhi in recognition of academic achievement.


1. Member of the Executive Council, Cotton University, Guwahati.
2. Member of the Executive Council, Kumar Bhaskar Barma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University, Nalbari.
3. Member of the West Bengal College Service Commission, Kolkata.
4. Member of the Academic Council, Guwahati University, Guwahati.
5. Member of the Assam Research Society, Guwahati.
6. Member of the Governing Body of the West Guwahati B.Ed College, Guwahati.
7. Member of the Board of Studies in Sanskrit, Tripura University.
8. Member of the Board of Studies in Sanskrit, Assam University, Silchar.

1. Environmental Awarness in the age of the Mahabharata and its relevance in the 21st century. Surabharati, vol. II, Annual Journal, Deptt. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University, p. 67, Guwahati 2010.
2. Reflection of Upanishadic Humanism in Sankardeva’s philosophy Mahapurusa Jyoti, Vol. X Research Journal, Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha, p. 44, Assam, 2009.
3. Value-based education in the Upanishads with special reference to social values, Sodhasudha, Golden Jubilee Celebration Research Journal of Gauhati University, p. 153, Guwahati, 2007.
4. Management of civic affairs as reflected in ancient Sanskrit literature, Surabharati, Annual Journal of Gauhati University, vol. 10, p. 6, Guwahati, 2007.
5. Value-based education in the Taittiriya Upanishads, Lokaprajna, vol. X, Indological Research Journal, p. 32 Saraswati, Bhadrak, Orissa, 2006.
6. Essence of Upanishadic Liberation as depicted in the Tantrasastras. In : Glimpses of Tantric Studies, Book published by R.N. Bhattacharya, Kolkata, 2006.
7. Management of animal wealth as depicted in Kautilya’s Arthasastra. In : Sri Ranganathasrih Gems of Law and Dhamasastra, Justice Ranganath Misrasatabhiseka festschrift, p. 484, Book published by Sanjay Prakashan, New Delhi, 2006.
8. Effect of seasons on plant and animal life as depicted in Kalidasa’s works. Visveshvarananda Indological Journal, vol. XLI-XLII, Panjab University, Hoshiarpur, 2006.
9. Animal Science in the Puranas, In : Fauna: Animal and Bird Kingclom in Sanskrit Literature, Book published by Sanskrit Sangeet Kala Prakashan, p. 125, Delhi, 2005.
10. Perfumes and Ornaments of Plant and Animal origin as beautiflers in Sanskrit Literature. In : Fauna : Animal and Bird Kingdom in Sanskrit Literature, Book published by Sanskrit Sangeet Kala Prakashan, p.281, Delhi, 2005.
11. Value- based education in the Upanisads. In : Education for the Survival of Human Race, Book published by Authors’ Press, p. 291, New Delhi, 2004.
12. Ethno-botanical study of plant science in the Vedic literature and its modern relevance. Proceedings of Vishwa Veda Vijnana Satram, World Congress on Vedic Sciences, Vijnana Bharati, Bangalore, 2004.
13. Samkhya and Yoga views as presented in the drama Prabodhacandrodaya,. Surabharati, vol. 9, p. 73, Annual Journal, Deptt. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University, Guwahati, 2004.
14. Bhakti: A way to Mukti. Mahapurusa Jyoti, vol. V, Research Journal, Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha, p.92, Guwahati, 2003.
15. Plant science in Sanskrit literature. In : Flora and Plant Kingdom in Sanskrit literature, Book published by Eastern Book Linkers, p. 132, Delhi, 2003.
16. Sabda :A Samkhya-Yoga Approach. Surabharati, vol. 8, Annual Journal, Deptt. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University, p. 91, Guwahati, 2002.
17. Conservation of environment in ancient India and its relevance in present age. Surabharati, vol. 7, the Annual Journal of the Deptt. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University, 2000-2001.
18. Studies on plant science as revealed in Sanskrit literature and its relevance in twenty-first century. Proceedings of National seminar, Deptt. of Sanskrit, p. 35, Assam University. Silchar. 2000.
19. Tantric culture in Assam. Lokaprajna, vol. IV, Indological Research Journal p. 9, Sarasvati, Bhadrak, Orissa, 1998.
20. A glimpse of the history and culture of Nalbari region. Seminar Volume, p.48, Purvabharati, Nalbari, 1998.
21. Sattriya culture of Barpet and Bahari region and its impact on Assamese society, Proceedings of National Seminar, Kamarupa Anusandhan Samiti (Journal of Assam Research society) p.51, Guwahati, 1998.
22. The concepts of Samkhya and Yoga philosophy as reflected in Kalidasa’s works. Vishveshvarananda Indological Journal, vol. 31-32, p. 123, Panjab University, Hoshiarpur, 1998.
23. Veterinary science in the Puranas, Visveshvarananda Indological Journal, vol. 30, p. 133, Panjab University, Hoshiarpur, 1997.
24. Treatment of Pratyaksa (perception) in Isvarakrsna’s Samkhyakarika. Lokaprajna, vol. Ill, p. 103, Indological Research Journal, Sarasvati, Bhadrak, Orissa, 1997.
25. Reflections of Vedic thoughts on the religious practices of Tantric Sadhana in Assam: Proceedings of National Seminar, Deptt. of Sanskrit, Rabindra Bharati University and Deptt. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Centre for Art and Culture, New Delhi – Accepted.
26. Concept of Humanism in the Upanisads In : Nigama Kalpataru, Dr. Gautam Patel Felicitation vol. Ahmedabad – Accepted.
27. Reflection of Upanisadic thoughts in the literary and philosophical works of the western scholars, in: Vagishwari, vol. VIII, published by the Assam University, Silchar, 2012.
28. Impact of Vedanta philosophy on Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi’s works, in: Surabharati, vol. 12, the Annual Journal of the Deptt. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University, 2012.
29. Humanism in Buddhism with special reference to the concept of compassion, in: Priyanshudarpanah Mirror of Indic Wisdom, published by Pratibha Prakashan, New Delhi, 2013.
30. Linkage of Vedic lore with prevalent medicinal plants of Assam — A religious and cultural observation, published in: The North-East and the Vedic Lore, select proceedings of the National seminar, deptt. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University, 2013.
31. Puranic information on Ethno-Botany and its social impact, in: Mukundamukurah Reflections of Indic Light: Prof. Mukunda Madhava Sharma commemoration volume, Pratibha Prakashan, New Delhi, 2014.
32. Yogic concept of liberation in the light of Vijnanabhikshu, in: Sanskriti Gauravam, De. Sukhamay Bhattacharya Felicitation volume on Sanskrit and Indian cultural Studies, Silchar, Sungraphics, 2014.
33. Reflections of the Puranic Elephant-lore in the Hastividyarnava of Assam, in: Surabharati, vol. 13, the Annual Journal of the Deptt. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University, 2014.
34. Ahimsa in the Sanskrit literature with special reference to Vedic Literature in: Vagishwari, vol. IX, published by the Deptt. of Sanskrit, Assam University, Silchar, 2014.
35. Contemplation of Swami Vivekananda on Woman in the perspective of Vedanta philosophy, in: Srotaswini, vol. II, the research journal published by J.B. College Women Cell, J.B. College, Jorhat, December, 2015.
36. Value-based education and its impact on society in: the Proceedings of National Seminar published by the Department of Sanskrit, J.B. College, Jorhat, 2015.
37. Arms and armours in Kautilya’s Arthashastra: Perspective of plant and animal origin, in: Apurvayotih, Glimpses of Indic Light, Prof. Apurba Chandra Barthakuria felicitation volume, Pratibha Prakashan, New Delhi, 2016.
38. Remembering Dr. Uma Chakravarty: A True Educationist, in: Contribution of Women to Sanskrit, Pali and Prakrit Literature, Prof. Hansaben Hindocha Felicitation volume, Standard Publishers, New Delhi, 2016.
39. Value Oriented Education in the Upanishads with special reference to Spiritual Values, in: Sahridayabharati, Professor Dr. Sitanath Acharya Sastri Felicitation Volume published by Sanskrit Book Depot, Kolkata June, 2016.
40. Management of Horse in Kautilya’s Arthashastra and its relevance in the modern world, in: the book Sancharini, published by Sanskrit Uddipani Parishad, Department of Sanskrit, J.B. College, Jorhat, 2016-17.
41. Yoga Thoughts in the Sattivika Puranas, in: Rajendra Vaibhavam published by Kaustubh Prakashan, Dibrugarah, december 2017.
42. Sri Aurobindo’s concept of value-oriented education in the context of Indian culture, in: Vedashri, Prof. Sitanath Dey felicitation volume published by B.N. Publication, Kolkata, December, 2017.
43. Hydrotherapy in the Vedas, in: Dipaka-Jyotih, Professor Dipak Bhattacharya Felicitation volume, Abhishek Prakashan, New Delhi, 2018.

Books by Mukta Biswas