Anuja P. Ajotikar

Assistant Professor, The Sanskrit Library
Sanskrit Lecturer, Shan State Buddhist University

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Anuja Ajotikar obtained her M.Phil. from the University of Pune and Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai with a dissertation entitled, “Issues in nominal declension in Sanskrit traditional grammars.” She has studied both Pāṇinian and non Pāṇinian grammars. She is trained as a traditional Sanskrit scholar in Pāṇinian grammar having obtained the degree Abhijña at Vedaśāsrottejjakasabhā, Pune, Maharashtra. She worked as a Post Doctoral Research Associate in the Sanskrit Library project to produce a digital descriptive catalogue of the Sanskrit manuscripts at the Houghton Library at Harvard University where she was also a Visiting Scholar in Harvard’s Department of South Asian Studies. She is currently a Sanskrit Lecturer at Shan State Buddhist University, Taunggyi, Myanmar. She can read various ancient scripts, has experience in reading manuscripts, and has participated in critical editing projects.