SBSPCR MA Batch 2018


Patna, Bihar, India

Sanjivani has done her graduation in English language and literature from St.Xavier's College, Patna. Besides being the student editor of her college magazine, she has also been an active member of the literary society and has participated in various debate and speech competitions. At the completion of her undergraduate studies, she was awarded by her college for an outstanding academic record. She has been trained in Kathak and enjoys painting in her free time.

Shubham Arora

Kurukshetra, Haryana

Shubham has a Bachelor's in Technology (Computer Science & Engineering) from Kurukshetra University. He was received various scholarships during school and college and also has a Diploma in Bhagavad Gita from Department of Philosophy, Kurukshetra University. He has worked as Project Associate with Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERT, New Delhi. He was also associated with the Project Development and Management of National Repository of Open Educational Resources (NROER). He has presented technical, spiritual and philosophical research papers in various International Conferences in India and abroad. He is interested in Performing Arts and has participated in various Creative Arts Events at National and State level. He is also a trained Kathak dancer.

Vasanta Kumar Gyannappa Bellubbi

Mysore, India

Fernando Jose Benetti

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Fernando has a bachelor degree in Cultural History from University of the State of Santa Catarina, Brasil. He also studied in the Université de Versailles à Saint Quentin en Yvelynes, France, with focus in Philosophy and European History. He has experience of academic research in Urban Anthropology and History of the Present Time. His main interests now are in Tibetan Buddhism, with focus in Buddhist Philosophy and studies of meditative states of mind. His long term vision is to establish himself as a sensitized and humanistic scholar

Manuel Antonio Ato Del Avellanal Carrera

Lima, Peru

Khampai Chanhthalungsy

Vientiane, Laos

Utkarsh Chawla

Delhi, India

Utkarsh has a Bachelor's degree in Physics, from Delhi University. He's interested in exploring the cross section of "pataphysics, ignition theory and odd time signatures" and views his ongoing education in Buddhist studies as an important step in this vexillological pursuit.

Shuang Cui

Beijing, China

Li Dinh Cuong

Ho Chi Minh City , Vietnam

Sourajit Ghosh

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Sourajit has a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Commerce from St Xavier’s College Kolkata, University of Calcutta. He was a rank-holder during Master's. He has interned with United Bank of India and worked as a Transfer Pricing Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers Service Delivery Center, Kolkata. He was a member of Bengali Literary Society during college. He loves to write poems in Bengali some of which have been published in the Bengali magazine Shuktara. He is also interested in music and painting. He is interested in Archaeology and Gender Studies and wants to pursue a career in research in Buddhist Studies.

Raiyan Gilani

Patna, Bihar

Nguyen Thi Hue


Nguyen Thi Hanh

Nhatrang Khanh Hoa, Vietnam

Nishant Kumar

Gaya, Bihar, India

Nishant has completed his undergraduate in Physics (Hons). He is interested in the field of archaeology, ceramics analysis, and social dimensions of early Brahmanism and in academic research. His long term goal is to be an archaeologist and academician.

Min Kyungsun

Daejeon, S. Korea

Khonsavanh Khim Luangsalath

Vientiane, Laos

Khim has a Bachelor's degree in (B.Sc.) Information Technology from Patkar-Varde College, University of Mumbai. He has trained in Vipassana Meditation Practice from Keopasivilaypatthanaram temple, Vientiane, Laos. He has also trained in General Meditation from Inpeang temple, Nongkai, Thailand. He believes in the motto, "Do not remember the past, do not wait for the future, just concentrate on the current day."

Yusuke Murakoshi

Kyoto, Japan

Yusuke has a Master's degree in Environmental Studies. He has worked for over three years as an experimental assistant in a medical school. He is interested in exploring the original teachings of a variety of religions and using the inherent philosophy to apply in modern-day social problem solving.

Rashmi Shetty

Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Rashmi has a triple major Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Journalism and English. She was a Young India Fellow (one-year PG Diploma programme in Liberal Studies) at Ashoka University. Rashmi has worked extensively in the areas of education, psychology and conflict resolution. During her time at YIF, she developed, with three other colleagues, a socio-emotional learning module for middle school, which was awarded the best project. She is also formally trained in Basic Counselling and Transactional Analysis, as well as public speaking. Fascinated by the colors of human behavior, Social Psychology is one of her favorite fields of knowledge. Having worked closely with riot-affected communities developed in her a vision to find scientific answers to the questions around communal peace and violence. An intersection of psychology and religion is where Rashmi’s academic fervor lies, and that is what brought her to Nalanda.

Rev Mallagama Piyathana Thero

Sri Lanka

Doan Quang Van


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