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About - Sanskrit & Indology Foundation

The Sanskrit & Indology Foundation is a non-profit charitable organisation dedicated to spreading knowledge on Sanskrit and Indic subjects. The foundation operates SAMSKRUTAM™ an open-content digital platform with the vision of building a knowledge repository on Sanskrit-and-Indic subject. This platform hosts multiple knowledge portals, namely:

  • Studies,
  • Compendia,
  • Journal,
  • WebApps.

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History (2005 - 2014)

In early 2005 SAMSKRUTAM started as an online initiative by - Biswajit Dash, Indrajit Dash, Anuja Dash (@Anuja Satapathy), and Jyoti Prakash Misra - all from Bhubaneswar the city of temples, with the vision of spreading Sanskrit in day-to-day life. On 23rd April 2005 was published as a website set to become an effective source of learning Sanskrit. Over the years contents on Sanskrit were added and the initiative developed into a larger form.

On 10th April 2014 the Sanskrit & Indology Foundation was established as a charitable trust entrusted with the task of carrying on the vision with which SAMSKRUTAM outset.


To carry on the vision, the foundation operates multiple online portals, SAMSKRUTAM being the umbrella platform. The ultimate goal is to build the envisaged knowledge repository. Each individual portal intends to achieve specific objective.

This is the core project providing reference to every aspect of Sanskrit-and-Indic and the main source of studying Sanskrit. It contains a wide range of reference contents including - literature, stanzas (shlokas), and most importantly grammar tutorials for students of any level.
Envisaged as an encyclopaedia the aim is to provide an authentic and accurate reference library on Sanskrit-and-Indic subject.
An online journal where everyone can publish articles on different aspects Sanskrit-and-Indic subject.
The contents published from these online open-content projects are made available under Creative Commons (CC-BY-SA) license.
This is a set of online software tools like - online dictionary, online test, and crossword puzzle - aerving as an easy reference for learning Sanskrit. The long-term goal is to offer these software as services which can be consumed by other systems including external portals.
This enables a collaborative community building environment through - Discussion Forum and Guest Book systems.


SAMSKRUTAM™ is a trade-mark of Sanskrit & Indology Foundation a non-profit organisation, which operates a family of open-content portals under this serving as an online digital platform on Sanskrit-and-Indic subject.

Board of Trustees

The work of the foundation is overseen by Board of Trustees and is the foundation's ultimate authority. Presently the board has three Trustees who are from the original members who started SAMSKRUTAM.

  • Biswajit Dash (founder)
  • Indrajit Dash (co-founder)
  • Anuja Dash @ Anuja Satapathy (member)



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