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            Name                           :           Dr. Dulal Kanti Bhowmik

Fathers’ name              :           Jagabandhu Bhowmik

            Mother’s name            :           Mankhushi Bhowmik

Present address           :           80/F, Shahid Giasuddin Ahmed R/A,

                                                Nilkhet, Dhaka University, Dhaka-1000       

Permanent address      :           Vill & PO – Sashikor, PS- Kalkini, Dist- Madaripur

            Date of birth               :           10 October, 1955

            Religion                       :           Hinduism

Degree awarded          :           BA Hons. & MA (in Sanskrit, DU), PhD (Rabindra Bharati University, India)

            Present status              :           Professor, Dept. of Sanskrit, University of Dhaka

            Service experience      :           From 17th May 1983 (Teaching)

            Other experience         :           Editing old manuscript, journal and encyclopedia

            Field of interest           :           Sanskrit literature, manuscripts and inscriptions

            Guiding Research

            Student                       :           PhD Degree awarded under my supervision: 2

                                                            MPhil Degree awarded under my supervision: 1

                                                            Ongoing PhD research student under my supervision: 1 

                                                            Ongoing MPhil research student under my supervision: 4 

 

Publications

 

A. Books

 

  1.       Nitishataka of Bhartrihari (Edited with Bengali translation), Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 1990
  2.    Shatapatha Brahmana (Edited with Bengali translation), Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 1991
  3.       History of Sanskrit Drama (in Bengali), Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 1994
  4.       Kautukaratnakara by Raghunatha Kavitarkika (Edited with Bengali translation), Dhaka University, 1997
  5.       Panchatantra of Vishnusharma (Bengali translation), Sahitya Bilas, Dhaka, 2010
  6. Contribution of Dhaka and Calcutta University to the Liberation War of Bangladesh (Co-author, in Bengali), UPL, Dhaka, 2010
  7. Raja Vikramaditya O Vatrish Putuler Galpa (Bengali translation), Mridula, Dhaka, 2016
  8. Apadeshiyashatashlokamalika by the king Rudramnikya of Bhuluya (Edited with Bengali translation ), Suchana, Dhaka, 2016
  9. Viryavati (Creative), Suchana, Dhaka, 2016
  10. Arjuner Darpabhanga (Creative), Suchana, Dhaka, 2016

 

B.  Articles

 

(1)       Shudraka and Sharatcandra (in Bengali), Sahitya Patrika, Dhaka University, Vol. 28, No. 2, 1985

(2)        Role of Religion in Origin of Drama (in Bengali), Bangla Academy Journal, Dhaka, Vol. 29, No. 2, 1985

(3)        Mricchakatika : A Mirror of the Past and Present Society (in Bengali), Chittagong University Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1985                

(4)        Political Role of Krisna in Kururksetra War (in Bengali), Bangla Academy Journal, Vol. 29, No. 4, 1986

 

(5)     Knowing Thyself and Happiness and Sufferings (in Bengali), Journal of the Philosophical   Society of Bangladesh, 1986

(6)        Spelling and Use of Some Bengali Words (in Bengali), Bhasapatra, Bangladesh Bhasa Samiti, No. 4, 1986

(7)        Translations of Shakuntala and Kalidasa’s Shakuntala : An Observation (in Bengali), Dhaka  University Journal, Vol. 30, 1988

  1. Naturalness and Beauty (in Bengali), Sahitya Patra, Muktadhara, Vol. 4, No. 4, 1988
  2. Pali Studies in Bangladesh (in Bengali), Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Vol. 10, No. 1& 2, 1992

(10)      Poetry and Woman in Simile (in Bengali), Sahitya Patrika, Dhaka Univrsity, Vol. 36. No. 2, 1993

(11)      Gitagovinda : Translated by Sadruddin (in Bengali), Uttaradhikar, Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 1988

(12)      Malavika of Kalidasa by Narayan Chandra Biswas (in Bengali), Sahitya Patrika, Dhaka University, Vol. 31, No. 3, 1988

(13)      Contribution of Manikya Dynasty of Bhuluya to Sanskrit Literature, Journal of the Department of Sanskrit, Rabindra Bharati University, Calcutta, India, Vol. iv, 1989-90

  1. Bhuluya in Kautukaratnakara and Autobiography of the Bhuluya Kings in their Literary Works (in Bengali), Nivandhamala, Centre for Higher Studies in Humanities, Dhaka University, Vol. 8, 1993-94
  2. Sanskrit Studies in Bangladesh, Journal of the Department of Sanskrit, Rabindra Bharati University, Calcutta, India, Vol. vi, 1995
  3. Some Sanskrit Poems (in Bengali), Dhaka University Journal, No. 45, 1993
  4. Marriage in Ancient India (in Bengali), Dhaka University Journal, Joint Nos. 47 48 49, 1994
  5. Kautukaratnakara of Kavitarkika : A Rhetorical Study (in Bengali), Sahitya Patrika, Dhaka University, Vol. 38, No. 2, 1994
  6. History of the Virasimha Zemindars of Mednapore (in Bengali, Co-author), Dhaka University Journal, Joint Nos. 59 60 61, 1998
  7. Slave-sell in Bangladesh : Two Ancient Documents (in Bengali), Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1998
  8. Collecting and Editing Sanskrit Manuscripts in Dhaka University : An Observation, Vanijyoti, Vol. XI, P.G Department of Sanskrit, Utkal University, Orissa, India, 1996/1998
  9. Foods and Drinks in Vedic Age (in Bengali), Prachyavidya Patrika, Department of Sanskrit & Pali, Dhaka University, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1999
  10. The King Rudramanikya : Poet and his Poetry (in Bengali), Sahitya Patrika, Dhaka University, Vol. 42, No. 3, 1999
  11. Past and Present of Sanskritic Studies in Dhaka University : An Observation (in Bengali), Prachyavidya Patrika, Department of Sanskrit & Pali, Dhaka University, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2001.

(25)     Society in Kalidasa’s Abhijnanashakuntala (in Bengali), Bangladesher Hriday Hate, Vol. 3, No. 4, Cchayanat, Dhaka, 2010

(26)     Study of Ramayana and Mahabharata by Buddhadev Basu (in Bengali), Buddhadev Basu Commemorative Volume, Dhaka, 2011

(27)     Bagbari Inscription : A re-evaluation (in Bengali), Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Vol. 19, Diamond Jubilee No, Dhaka, 2011

(28)    Mricchakatiker Samlap (in Bengali), Bangladesh Asiatic Society Patriaka, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2015

(29)   Samskrita Nitikavita O Ajker Samaj, Darshan O Pragati, Dev Centre, Department Philosopy, Dhaka University, 2015

(30)     Hinduism (in Bengali & English), State and Culture (Bangladesh Cultural Survey Series-3), Bangladesh Asiatic Society, Dhaka, 2007

(31)     Sanskrit Literature (in Bengali & English), Language and Literature (Bangladesh Cultural Survey Series-6), Bangladesh Asiatic Society, Dhaka, 2007

(32)     Prabodhachandrodayam naatakam : Ekaa daarshanikasmiksaa (in Sanskrit), Parchyavidya Patrika, Department of Sanskrit, Dhaka University, Vol. 6, 2016

(33)     Bangarajder Sahityakirti, Bharat Bichitra, Indian High Commission, Dhaka

 

Creative writing (Sanskrit)

  1. Vijayini (short story), Samskrita Pratibha, Vol. 57, October-December 2015, Sahitya Academy, New Delhi   

 

Awards

(1) Nilkanta Sarkar Gold Medal (DU)

(2) Devendranath Silver Medal (DU)

 

Additional experience

  1. Chairman of the Department (2003-2006)
  2. Director, Prof. Dilip Kumar Bhattacharyya Research Centre, Department of Sanskrit, University of Dhaka (2012-2013)
  3. Secretary, Anubhav Multipurpose Cooperative Society (1998-2008)
  4. Secretary, Bangladesh Bhasha Samiti (2003-2009)
  5. Council Member, Bangladesh Asiatic Society (Two terms: 2001-2004)
  6. Secretary, Bangladesh Asiatic Society (2005-2006)

 

Editorial experience

  1. Associate Editor, Dhaka University Journal (Bengali) (1998-2000)
  2. Editor, Bangladesh Asiatic Society Journal (Bengali) (Two terms: 2003-2006)
  3. Editor, Prachyavidya Patrika, Prof. Dilip Kumar Bhattacharyya Research Centre, Department of Sanskrit, University of Dhaka (2012-2013)
  4. Associate Editor, Mandaakraantaa (Sanskrit creative journal), Department of Sanskrit, University of Dhaka (current)
  5. One of the Associate Editors, Banglapedia, Bangladesh Asiatic Society (1998-2002)

 

Present work

  1. One of the Editors, Encyclopedia of War of Liberation of Bangladesh (10 Vols.), Bangladesh Asiatic Society (2014-)
  2. One of the Cataloguers (Sanskrit & Bengali manuscripts), National Museum, Dhaka (2015-)
  3. Making a dictionary titled Varnaantar abhidhaan (English trnsliteration of Bengali words)

 

Editing Sanskrit manuscript with Bengali translation

  1. Kautukaratnaakaram by Raghunaath Kavitaarkik, published by Dhaka University in 1998
  2. Hamsadutam by Rupagoswaami, published by Dhaka University Library in 2015
  3. Apadeshiyashatashlokamaalikaa by the king Rudramaanikya, published in 2016
  4. Vaikuthavijayam by the king Aamaramaanikya (on going)

 

 

 

 

E-mail: dkbhowmikdu@gmail.com

 

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