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Dr. Ramakalyani Venkatraman
,  Research Associate, KSRI & KVSRE, Chennai

Dr.V.Ramakalyani holds a degree in mathematics from Madras University, M.A. in Sanskrit and M.Ed. from Mysore University and Ph.D. from Madras University. She is a Rank holder and Gold medalist in Mathematics and Sanskrit in all the University examinations. She is engaged in the research on Ancient Indian Mathematics since 2011. Earlier she had been teaching Mathematics and Sanskrit. At present she is working as a Research Project Associate in The Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute and in Prof. K.V. Sarma Research Foundation for Mathematics and Astronomy, Chennai. She is doing research projects for National Mission for Manuscripts and also for Sanskrit Promotion Foundation, New Delhi. She has presented papers in many National and International seminars, including one at the World Sanskrit Conference, 2016 at Bangkok. She has served as a Resource Person in the workshops on Ancient Indian Mathematics. She has published papers in reputed journals and her three books are in the process of publication. She has been delivering lectures on Ancient Indian Mathematics in the colleges and schools. She is conferred with the title “Samskrita Ratna” by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and DKSKSI trust, Chennai in 2019.

1. “Samskrta Ratna” title recieved from D.S.K.S.S.I Trust, chennai-4, 2019

2. The Prof. G Marulasiddaiah Memorial prize, 1990, Mysore University (M. A Sanskrit 1st Rank)

3. The Bysani madhava chetty medal, 1976, Madras University.  (B.Sc. Mathematics with lang. Sanskrit)

4. The Balarama Iyer Gold Medal, 1976, Madras University

5. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial fund award for Meritorious Students, 1976, Madras University.



Member, Association of Mathematics Teachers of India (AMTI)

Member, Sanskrit Academy, chennai.


Articles Published

1. Kuttakara Siromani of Devaraja (An Algebraic Text), Sanskrit Science and Scientific Literature, 16th World Sanskrit Conference voloume -16, 2019

2. Anekavarna Samikarana Madhyamaharanam – An application Sudha, Veda Vojand Proceedings of 5th international vedic Science conference, Banglore, 2013.

3. Chaya Vyarahara in Indian Mathematics, The Journal of Oriental Research Madras, Vol. xxvii, 2015

4. Appreciation and Application of Ancient Indian Treatment for plant Sciences, Praci Prajna E-journal Vol. v, 2018.

5. Sulbastresu ganitam, Samskritasri Journal of Sanskrit Edil. Society, July 2018.

6. Puratana Bharatiya ganitam, Samskritasri Journal of Sanskrit Edil. Society, Aug 2018.

7. Aryabhatiya ganitam, Samskritasri Journal of Sanskrit Edil. Society, Oct 2018.

8. Adisankarasyanubhutyam matr- pitr- guru- devah, Samskritasri Journal of Sanskrit Edil. Society, Apl 2018.

9. Ganesa Daivajna’s upapattis for some rules in the lilavati, Culture and History of Mathematics, (Bhaskara- Prabha) vol. II.

10. Computational Aspects in Indian Mathematics, JCISS- Journal of Combinations Information & System Sciences, Vol. 44, 2019-20.

Papers Presented

1. Plant Disease, Control and Treatment, 4th International conference on Life Sciences, National institute of vedic Sciences, Bangalore Mulbagal, Dec,2011.

2. Effective Empowerment of Epic Women, All India Sanskrit Women Scholars Conference Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyspeetha, Tirupati, Mar, 2013.

3. Ancient Indian Mathematics in School Curricula, International Conference on History and Development of Mathematics, JECRC Univeristy, Jaipur, Nov,2013.

4. Anekavarna-samikarana-madhyamaharanam, 5th Internation conference on Ancient Indian Mathematics and Astronomy, National Institute of Vedic Sciences, Bangalore, Dec, 2013.

5. Kanakkadhikaram of Karinayanar, VII Naitonal Conference on Ancient Sciences and Archaeolgy, Ancient Sciences and Archaelogical Sciety of India, Mysore, Courtallam, Jan, 2014.

6. Pottery in Vedic Literature, National Seminar on Material Culture of Iron Age as Reflected in Sangam Literature, R.E.A.C.H. Foundation, Chennai, Mar, 2014.

7. Sarila Rupa Gosvamin’s Contirbution to Bhakti Rasa, National Semianar on Rasa Theory, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya, Enathur, Kanchipuram, Mar 2014.

8. Ganesa Daivajna’s upapattis on Lilavati, International Conference on the 900th Birth Anniversary of Bhaskaracarya, Vidya Prasarak Mandal, Thane, Sep, 2014.

9. Khatavyavahara in Ancient Indian Mathematics, 7th National Women’s Science Congress, Karnataka state Women’s University Vijapur, Nov, 2014.

10. Tamil Mathematical Works, UGC Seminar on Secince in Ancient  India, D.G Vaishnav College, Chennai, Feb, 2015.

11. Kuttakara siromani of Devaraja, 16th World Sanskrit Conference, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, Jul, 2015.

12. Samskrtam and Mathematics, Samskrita Maha Sammelanam, Samskrutta Bharati, Chennai, Sep. 2015.

13. Researches in Twentieth Century on Indian Mathematics and Astronomy, National Seminar, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Viswa Mahavidyalaya, Enathur, Kanchipuram, Mar, 2016.

14. Dhananjya vijayam – A Mahakavya, National Seminar on Modern Writings in Sanskrit, Sree Sankaracarya University of Sanskrit, Kaladi, Dec, 2017.

15. Buddivilasini and Kriyakarmakari, Natinal Conference on Indian Mathematics and Astronomy, K.V. Sarma Research Foundation, Chennai, Oct, 2018.

16. Edition of Manuscript- Ganitamrtalahari, National Conference on History and Development of Mathematics, Samskrita Academy and SCS/VMV Enathur Kanchipuram, Nov, 2018.

17. Kuttakara in planetary Computations, International Symposium on Astral Sciences in Asia, IIT  Bombay, Powal, Mumbai, Jan 2019.

18. Yogi Sadasiva Brahmendra Sarasvati, International conference on philosophy and Praxis of Yoga, Indic Academy, Bangalore, Feb, 2020.

19. A new Outlook on the Concept of Areas as seen by Ancient Indian Mathematicians, International conference on Synergies Computational, Mathematicak, Statistical and Physical Sciences, SSN Engineering College & Stella Maris College, Chennai, Virtual (Zoom- webinar), Nov, 2020.


I have served as a Resource Person in the workshops on Ancient Indian Mathematics conducted by the Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute and K. V. Sarma Research Foundation.

I have been delivering lectures on Ancient Indian Mathematics in several colleges and schools with the aim of spreading among the youngsters, the contribution of Ancient Indian Mathematicians through Sankrit texts, to the world of Mathematics.





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