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Welcome to IASS

In 1971 Professor V.K.R.V. Rao, the then Minister of Education/Ministry of Human Resource Development (Government of India) and Chairman of the Central Sanskrit Board, planned the First International Sanskrit Conference. The two themes he suggested for the proposed Sanskrit Conference were the contribution of the various regions of the world to Sanskrit Studies and the contribution of Sanskrit to the advancement of knowledge in different regions of the world. This first Conference had to be postponed to 1972.

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The 16th World Sanskrit Conference is being organized by Sanskrit Studies Centre, Silpakorn University, Bangkok Thailand in 2015. For the first call for papers and ONLINE Registartion Form is available at their Website:

17th WSC in Vancouver in 2018
(details to follow later)

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