Dr. Sampadananda Mishra

Dr. Sampadananda Mishra

Dean - Culture
Professor, Rashtram School of Public Leadership

Sampadananda Mishra is passionate about Sanskrit. He strongly believes that Sanskrit has immense potentiality to elevate the human consciousness to sublime heights. Dr. Mishra has spoken at various conferences, seminars, and literary & religious festivals, both nationally and internationally on Sanskrit, Indian culture, Yoga and Education. In addition Dr. Mishra, as a devotee of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, is familiar with their writings and feels comfortable in delivering lecture on Philosophy and practice of Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga. He has been to USA several times for giving lectures, conducting workshops and participating in conferences and seminars. He was one of the keynote speakers in the Waves conference that took place in Trinidad and Tobago in the year 2010. In the year (2014) Dr. Mishra was invited to the Monash university, Melbourne for giving a talk on character development and service to the humanity in a seminar on Swami Vivekananda. He is also closely associated with the members of the School of Philosophy and guides their Sanskrit teachers.

The Govt. of India has conferred the President’s award (Maharshi Badarayna Vyasa Samman 2011) on Dr. Mishra for his outstanding contribution to Sanskrit.

In the year 2014 the Ministry of Culture, Govt. Of India conferred the Senior Fellowship Award to Dr. Mishra for carrying out his research on the Vedic Art of Multiple Concentration.

In the year 2017 Junior Chamber International (JCI) India, (JCI Pondicherry Metro) conferred the Literary Excellence Award on Dr. Mishra for his contribution to Sanskrit language and literature.

Dr. Mishra was conferred the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Bala Puraskar for 2018 for his book Shanaih Shanaih – A book of Rhyming songs in Sanskrit for children.

Dr. Mishra was conferred the Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Recognition of Re-engineering India 2020 by the Re-think India Organisation.


  • Ph.D. Sanskrit (2003) from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
  • M.Phil. Sanskrit (1994) Gold Medalist from Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry
  • M.A. (1993) Sanskrit 1st class from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
  • B.A. (1991) 1st class with Sanskrit Honors from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
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