Resume of Santasiromani His Spiritual Grace Acharya Khemraj Keshavasharan Devaji Maharaj

Santasiromani His Spiritual Grace Acharya Khemraj Keshavasharan Devaji Maharaj
Date of Birth October, 1939/Kartik 25, 1994
Passport Nepalese
Education • Vyakaranateertha, Bangiya Sanskrit Siksha Parishad. Passed in First Class –1955
• Sahityacharya (Acharya Examination in Sanskrit Literature), Sanskrit University, Varanasi- Passed in First Class First- 1962
• Bachelor’s in Arts, Tribhuvan University, Katmandu, Nepal- Passed in 2nd Class- 1965

Summary of Qualifications
Acharya
Devotion
Initiated in Nimbarka Sampradaya (Dvaitadvaita Philosophy)

Professional Involvement • Lecturer of Sanskrit Literature in Nimbarka Sanskrit College, Vrindavana, Mathura, India- 1962-1963
• Lecturer of Sanskrit Literature in Tri-Chandra College, Kathmandu, Nepal- 1964-1966
• Lecturer of Sanskrit Literature in Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal- 1966-1969
• In 1980, received double promotion to status of Professor of Sanskrit Literature in Tribhuvan University, Katmandu, Nepal-1980- 1984
• Professor of Sanskrit Literature in Mahendra Sanskrit University, Kathmandu, Nepal- 1985 – 1995

Patronage • Shree Radhakrishna Bhakti Sadhanashram, Maidhar, Jhapa, Nepal
• Shree Nimbarka Ashram, Sanischare, Jhapa, Nepal
• Shree Radhadamodar Bhakti Sadhanashram, Shantinagar, Jhapa, Nepal
Publications Summary
• 42 Books on Education, Religion, and Culture – Published in Nepali, Sanskrit, Hindi and English
• Working paper presented at Nepalese and German Scholars Seminar –1978
• Historical preamble for the voluminous research on ‘Pashupati Area and its Historical and Cultural Study’ by Dr Govinda Tondon – 1992
• Several articles in Sanskrit, Nepali, English and Hindi (published in various newspapers and magazines)
• Several short poems in Sanskrit and Nepali

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• Gohatyanishedhah (Sanskrit Short Poetry)- uf]xToflgif]wM -;+:s[t n3'sfJo_ -2014 VS
• Mahendrapanchavimsati (Sanskrit Short Poetry)- dx]Gb|k~rlj+zltM -;+:s[t n3'sfJo_ -2020 VS
• Nepali translation of Harsacharita by Banabhatta- jf0fe§s[t xif{rl/t -g]kfnL cg’jfb_ -2024 VS
• Jivangangaka Kehi Taranga (Essays)- hLjguËfsf s]xL t/Ë
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• Hamro Dharma Ek Chintan (Edited, Essays)- xfd|f] wd{ Ps lrGtg -;Dkfbg, lgaGw;+u|x_ -2025 VS
• Swadharma ra Swarashtra (Essays)- :jwd{ / :j/fi6« -lgaGw;+u|x_ -2026 VS
• Nityaprarthana (Compilation with Commentary)- lgTok|fy{gf -;Íng / JofVof_ -2027 VS
• Antarjagat (Essays)- cGth{ut\ -lgaGw;+u|x_ -2029 VS
• Satyadarshan (Essays)- ;Tobz{g -lgaGw;+u|x_ -2031 VS
• Nepali Sahityama Krishnabhakti Parampara ra Kavi Gunaraj Upadhyaya (Critical Analysis)- g]kfnL ;flxTodf s[i0felQm k/Dk/f / slj u'0f/fh pkfWofo -;dfnf]rgf_ -2032 VS
• Samarpan (Devotional Songs)- ;dk{0f -elQmuLt;+u|x_ -2034 VS
• Avahan (Poetry)– cfjfxg (sljtf;+u|x ) -2036 VS
• Afaintira Niyalda (Essays)- cfkm}+lt/ lgofNbf -lgaGw;+u|x_ -2036 VS
• Naitik Shiksha (Textbook, Class 6)- g}lts lzIff -sIff ^, kf7\ok’:ts_ -2038 VS
• Naitik Shiksha (Textbook, Class 5)- g}lts lzIff -sIff %, kf7\ok’:ts_ -2039 VS
• Anivarya Vaikalpik Sanskrit Rachana (Class 6, Textbook) – clgjfo{ j}slNks ;+:s[t /rgf -sIff ^, kf7\ok':ts_ -2039 VS
• Daivisampatti Ek Parisheelan (Essays)- b}jL;DklQ Ps kl/zLng
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• Bhavasudha (Novel)- efj;'wf -cf}kGofl;s s[lt_ -2040 VS
• Matrivandana (Partiotic Sanskrit Poetry)- dft[jGbgf -/fi6«jGbgfdf cfwfl/t ;+:s[t n3'sfJo_ -2044 VS
• Bhagavan Shreekrishna (Essays)- eujfg\ >Ls[i0f -wd{bz{gd"ns lgaGw;+u|x_ -2045 VS
• Ieshavaasya Upanishad Jivandarshanko Rupma (Philosophical Essays)- O{zfjf:o pklgifb\ hLjgbz{gsf] ¿kdf -bfz{lgs k|aGw_ -2045 VS
• Vedastuti Ek Parisheelan (Philosophical Essays)- j]b:t’lt Ps kl/zLng -bfz{lgs k|aGw_ -2047 VS
• Mrityupariko Jivanyatra (Narrative Short Poetry)- d[To'kfl/sf] hLjgofqf -v08sfJo_ -2048 VS
• Bhajanpushpanjali (Compilation, Hindi Devotional Songs)- ehgk’ikf~hln -lxGbL elQm/rgf tyf ;Íng_ -2049 VS
• The Value of Human Life (Essays) -2050 VS
• Mitrasangamam (Sanskrit Play)- ldq;Ëdd\ -;+:s[t gf6s_ -2051 VS
• Nepalagauravam (Sanskrit Short Poetry)- g]kfnuf}/jd\ -;+:s[t n3'sfJo_ -2053 VS
• Devaghattavaidbhavam (Sanskrit Short Poetry)- b]j3§j}ejd\ -;+:s[t n3'sfJo_ -2054 VS
• Paramanandasmriti (Eulogy)- k/dfgGb:d[lt -zf]ssfJo_ -2054 VS
• Viswashanti Gitikashtakam (Sanskrit Short Poetry)- ljZjzflGt uLltsfi6sd\ -;+:s[t n3'sfJo_ -2055 VS
• Shivopasanaka Vividh Paksha (Philosophical Essays)- lzjf]kf;gfsf ljljw kIf -bfz{lgs k|aGw_ -2055 VS
• Pavantako Rajmarga (Narrative Short Poetry)- kfjgtfsf] /fhdfu{ -v08sfJo_ -2059 VS
• Rastranirmataprati Shraddhasuman (Narrative Short Poetry)- /fi6«lgdf{tfk|lt >4f;’dg
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• Prakirnabhavakusumanjali (Collection of Sanskrit Poems)- k|sL0f{efjs’;'df~hln -;+:s[t sljtf;+u|x_ -2061 VS
• Nityabhagavatsevavidhi (Sanskrit Daily Praise and Worship Collection)- lgTo eujT;]jfljlw -;+:s[t lgTo:t'lt;+u|x_ -2061 VS
• Jivan ki Safalata Ebam Shreeramgatha ki Prerana (Hindi Essays)- hLjg sL ;kmntf Pj+ >L/fdufyf sL k|]/0ff -lxGbL lgaGw;+u|x_ -2063 VS
• Keshavasharanka Natyakriti (One-act Play Collection)- s]zjz/0fsf gf6\os[lt -PsfÍL gf6s;+u|x_ -2063 VS
• Keshavasharanka Pratinidhi Nibandhaharu (Essays)- s]zjz/0fsf k|ltlglw lgaGwx¿ -lgaGw;+u|x_ -2063 VS
• Sooktisudha (Sanskrit Moral Poetry)- ;”lQm;’wf -;+:s[t gLltsfJo_ -2063 VS
• A Pilgrimage Towards Wisdom and Spirituality -2063 VS
• Acharya Keshavsharan ka Pratinidhi Kritiharu (Collection)– cfrfo{ s]zjz/0fsf k|ltlglw s[ltx¿ -;Íng_ -2063 VS

List of To Be Published Books- k|sfzf]Gd’v s[ltx¿
• Geetabhavavisharada (Philosophical Essays)- uLtf efjljzf/bf -bfz{lgs k|aGw_
• Kathopanishad Ek Addhyayan (Philosophical Commentary on Kathopanishad)- s7f]klgifb\ Ps cWoog (s7f]klgifb\sf] JofVof-bfz{lgs k|aGw_
• Jivansiksha Vibhinna Bhagma – hLjg lzIff;’wf ljleGg efudf

Involvements • Founder-Patron of Sanatana Dharma Seva Samiti (a national socio-religious organization of Nepal) -1964 onwards
• Moral Education Specialist in the Education Ministry, Government of Nepal -1969-1972
• Founder-President of Sharanagati Ashram, Devaghatdham, Chitwan, Nepal -1994 onwards
• Honorary Trustee of Vishwa Sanskrit Pratisthana, Pondicherry, India – 1971-1973
• Ex-President, Hindu Religion Services Co-ordination Committee under the Social Services National Co-ordination Council of Nepal – 1985-1989
• Founder-Patron of Sharanagati International Spiritual Trust (SIST), an international socio-religious organization -1996 onwards
• Vice-President, World Hindu Federation of Kathmandu, Nepal -1997 onwards
• Founder-Patron of Shree Radha Madhava Gurukul, Devaghatdham, Chitwan, Nepal -1999 onwards
Travel India, Bhutan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany, France, Luxemburg, Belgium, Holland, England, USA, Canada, Australia and Fiji
Languages English Sanskrit Hindi Nepali
Titles • Acharya – Honorary Title Conferred by Sanatana Dharma Samrakshini Sabha, Assam, India on 1979
• Santashiromani -Honorary Title Conferred by Rajdhani Mandir, Metropolitan Washington DC, USA on 1993
• Bhagavatabhusan – Honorary Title Conferred by Jagadguru Shree Nimbarkacharya Peeth Vidvat Parishad, Haridwar, India on 1975
• Bhagvatabhaskar – Honorary Title Conferred by Akhil Bharatiya Nepali Samaj Samiti, Vrindavan, Mathura, UP, India on 2005
• Dharmapran Mahapurush-Honorary Title Conferred by Adwaita Sanstha, Nepal on 1982
Honors • Mahendra Vidyabhushan-Gold Medal Awarded by Late King Mahendra on 1964
• Suprabal Gorkha Dakshin Bahu-Awarded by Late King Birendra on 1982
Prizes • Gunaraj Puraskar-1980 for Afai Tira Niyalda, Gunaraj Puraskar Nidhi, Kathmandu, Nepal
• Prithivi Bahadur Karki and Bhaktakumari-1997 for his international service towards religio-spiritual sector, Bhupal Man Singh Karki Pragya Parisad
Recognitions
• Letter of Acknowledgement and Recommendation presented by Late ex-Prime Minister Matrika Prasad Koirala-Asadh 01, 2044

• Letter of Appointment received from Her Late Majesty Queen Aishwarya Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah for the post of President of Hindu Dharma Sewa Samanwaya Samiti from -Asadh 03, 2044

• Letter of Acknowledgement presented by ex-Foreign Affairs Mnister Mr Shailendra K Upadhya-Asadh 03, 2044

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Viswa Hindu Center, South Hall, London, England, UK-1989

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Hindu Cultural Society, Slou, London, UK-1992

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America, Atlanta, Georgia, USA-1996

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Indo-Canadian Community Center, Ottawa, Canada-1997

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America Inc, River Summit Trail, Duluth, Georgia, USA-November 25, 1996

• Letter of Honor presented by Bhutanese Refugee Camp, Beldangi, Morang, Nepal-October 15, 1998

• Letter of Honor presented by Hindu Temple Society, Inc, Augusta Goergia, USA-July 26, 1999

• Letter of Appreciation presented by America-Nepal Friendship Society, 9 Darewood Lane, Valley Stream, NY, USA-August 05, 2000

• Letter of Honor presented by Nepa Pasa Pucha Amerikaya, 100 Watkins Pond Blvd, 305 Rockville, USA-September 30, 2000

• Letter of Appreciation presented by The Association of The Nepalese in The America Inc- September 22, 2001

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Radio Nepal, Radio Prasar Seva Bikas Samiti, Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal-2057

• Appreciation presented by Nepalese Association in South America (NASA), 403 Tender Trail, Powder Springs, GA, USA September 12, 2002

• Letter of Honor presented by Association of Nepalese in Midwest America, Timberridge Dr, West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA-September 12, 2002

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Yeti Nepali Association, 185 South Ealing Rd, Ealing, London, UK-Aswin, 2058

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Mul Samaroha Samiti, Dhanyanchal Mahayagna (organized for Shree Janaki Ma Vi, Meghouli, Chitwan)-Poush 03, 2058

• Plaque of Appreciation presented by Bharatiya Temple, Troy, Michigan, USA-2002/2059

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Abhaya Upachar Kendra, SEI MEI KYO, Birtamode, Jhapa, Nepal-Falgun 01, 2059

• Letter of Honor presented by Hindu Samaj, Siriphongse Road, Sao Chingcha, Bangkok, Thailand-July 11, 2004

• Acknowledgement and Vote of Thanks presented by South Florida Hindu Temple, Griffin Road, Davie, Florida, USA-July 30, 2004

• Letter of Honor presented by Florida Nepal Association, Sunset Point Circle, Wellington, FL, USA-2061

• Letter of Thanks presented by Hindu Center of Virginia, Springfield Road, Glen Allen, VA, USA-September 16, 2002

• Letter of Congratulation presented by Hindu Temple of Augusta and Hindu Community, Augusta, Georgia, USA-September 26, 2002

• Letter of Appreciation presented by India Cultural Society of New Jersey, Preakness Avenue, Wayne, New Jersey, USA-September 26, 2002

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Sharangati International Spiritual Society Inc., Carriage Chase, Fayetteville, Georgia, USA-October 12, 2003

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Mukti-Gupteshwar Mandir Society, 45 Goodsell Street, Minto Heights, NSW, Australia-February 28, 2004

• Letter of Appreciation presented by Nepalese Community in Australia, Australia-2061

Felicitations
• Felicitation Conferred by Shreeharidvar Mahakumbhaparwagangapuline, Shreenimbarkanagaram-Chaitra Shukla 14, 2043

• Felicitation Conferred by Sanatan Dharma Sewa Samiti, Sunsari Branch and Sub-Branches; Gita Bhawan, Dharan; All Religious Associations Kausikiprabesh, Dharan, Sunsari, Nepal-Asadh 02, 2054

• Felicitation Conferred by Shreemadbhagvat Saptaha Ayojak Samiti, Bhutanese Refugee’s Family, Goldhap, Jhapa, Nepal-Kartik, 13, 2054

• Felicitation Conferred by Sanatan Dharma Sewa Samiti, Lalitpur Branch, Lalitpur, Nepal-Magh 19, 2054

• Felicitation Conferred by Shreemadbhagwat Saptaha Ayojak Samiti, Bhutanese Refugee Camp, Sanischare, Morang, Nepal-2054

• Felicitation Conferred by Triphala Rastriya Pustakalaya, Dhulabari, Mechinagar Municipality, Jhapa, Nepal-Baisakh 01, 2055

• Felicitation Conferred by Bhutanese Refugee Camp, Beldangi, Morang, Nepal-Aswin 29, 2055

• Felicitation Conferred by Ayojak Samiti, Brihad Dhanyanchal tatha Shreemadbhagwat Saptaha Gyan Mahayagna, Keladi Shankhar, Syanja, Nepal-Marg 23, 2055

• Felicitation Conferred by Sanatana Dharma Sewa Samiti, Myagdi Branch, Myagdi, Nepal-2055

• Felicitation Conferred by Dhananjaya Das Charitable Trust, Santadas Kathiyababa Asram, Shivala, Varanasi, UP, India-Kartik Purnima, 2056

• Felicitation Conferred by Rastriya Vikas tatha Samman Kendra-Nepal, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal-Poush 15, 2056

• Felicitation Conferred by Ayojak Samiti, Shreemadbhagvat Saptaha Gyan Mahayajna, Bhutanese Refugee Camp, Khudunabari, Jhapa, Nepal-Falgun 29, 2056

• Felicitation Conferred by Public Heatlh Engineering and Library, Kalimpong Division, Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India- April 30, 2002

• Felicitation Conferred by Shree Ram Janaki Mandir Samiti, Budhabare, Jhapa, Nepal-2059

• Felicitation Conferred by Ayojak Samiti, Shreemadbhagwat Saptaha Rastrashanti Mahayajna, Sanatan Dharma Seva Samiti, Jhapa Branch, Birtamode, Jhapa, Nepal-Falgun 01, 2059

• Felicitation Conferred by Valmiki Vidyapeeth Sahitya Bibhag, Valmiki Vidyapeeth, Pradarsani Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal-Jestha 16, 2060

• Felicitation Conferred by Sanatan Dharma Sewa Samiti, Morang Branch Family, Biratnagar, Morang, Nepal-2060

• Felicitation Conferred by Ayojak Samiti, Matribhumi Shantiko lagi Dhanyanchal tatha Shreemadbhagvat Saptaha Gyan Mahayajna, Mrigouliya, Salakpur, Morang, Nepal-Marg 29, 2060

• Felicitation Conferred by Shree Laxminarayan tatha Radhakrishna Mandir, Shantinagar-5, Jhapa Nepal-Falgun 28, 2060

• Felicitation Conferred by Shree Trinathdevalaya, Thai Nepali Samaj, Bangkok, Thailand-Asadh 20, 2061

• Felicitation Conferred by Chataradham Pith, Sunsari, Nepal-Poush 11, 2061

• Felicitation Conferred by Hindu Dharma Mahasangh Pariwar, Nepal-Falgun 10, 2061

• Felicitation Conferred by Sanatan Dharma Seva Samiti, Morang Branch, Morang, Nepal-Shravan 06, 2062

• Felicitation Conferred by Nimbarka Vaishnava Parishad, Central Office, Shree Radharaman Mandir, Biratnagar, Morang-Shrawan 06, 2062
• Felicitation Conferred by All India Nepali Society, Vrinadavan, India-Marga 14, 2062
Conference Attended • World Hindu Conference by Vishva Hindu Parishad, Allahabad, India-1964
• World Hindu Conference, Hindu Mahasabha, Patna-1968
• World Sanskrit Conference, UNESEO, Dehli-1972
• First National Level Social Worker Conference, Janakpur, Nepal-1974
• Seminar of Nepalese and German Sanskrit Scholars, Kathmandu-1978
• Fourth International Ramayan Conference, Delhi, India-1980
• Asian Conference on Religion and Peace, Dehli-1980
• World Hindu Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka-1982
• World Hindu Conference, New York, USA-1984
• World Sanskrit Conference, Philadelphia, USA-1984
• Third European Hindu Conference, Holland-1988
• Fifth International Ramayan Conference, Janakpur, Nepal-1989
• Fourth European Hindu Conference, England-1989
• Asian Conference on Religion and Peace, Kathmandu-1990
• Fifth European Hindu Conference, Germany-1992
• World Hindu Conference, Washington DC, USA-1993
• International Vedic Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA-1996
• International Conference on the Great Religions of Asia, Lumbini, Nepal-1999
• Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders, New York-2000