• Buddhist Philosophy
• Advaita Vedanta
• Indian Philosophy
• Ethics / Moral Philosophy (Indian & Western)
• Logic with Domain Knowledge in Indian and Western Philosophy
• Philosophy of Religion,
• Applied Approaches of Philosophy related with Yoga, Tantra
• Meditation, Spirituality, Psychology, Education and Personality Development
• Critical and constructive approach to issues concerning Man, Society and Nature.
Ph. D in Philosophy in Dept. of Philosophy, University of Hyderabad, 2006 on “Nāgārjuna’s Concept of Reason with Special Reference to Mūlamadhyamakakārīkā”.
M. Phil in Philosophy in Dept. of Philosophy, University of Hyderabad, 1998, on Śaṁkara and Buddhism
M. A. in Philosophy, Utkal university, 1995.
UGC NET in Philosophy, DEC., 1999.
Graduation with honors in Philosophy, Utkal University, (1992) Philosophy (H), Sanskrit (P).
1. Lecturer in Philosophy – P. N. College, Khurda (autonomous), Orissa for Teaching Philosophy (Indian, Western), Ethics & Logic in undergraduate classes.
2. Post-Doctoral Research – Dept. of Philosophy, University of Hyderabad working on a project on ‘Consciousness in Buddhism and Vedanta’ .
3. Project Fellow with Teaching Assignment – Centre of Advanced Studies in Philosophy, Utkal University – Teaching Indian Epistemology and Indian and Western Ethics in M. A, while at the same time engaged in research in preparing a ‘Glossary of Indian Philosophy’.
4. Research Associate – IHSS, GIM, GITAM, Deemed to be University, Visakhapatnam.
5. Lecturer in Philosophy-
Dept. of Philosophy, M. S. University, Baroda, Teaching in PG and UG Classes.
6. Programme Officer – Indian Council of Philosophical Research (under MHRD Govt., of India).
7. Asst. Professor in Philosophy School of Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions, Nalanda University, Bihar.
8. Programme Officer – Indian Council of Philosophical Research (under MHRD Govt., of India).
9. Associate Professor Dept. of Philosophy, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha (8th Feb., 2022 – continuing
Teaching and Research (including Academic Administrative Equal to Teaching): 13 Years 3 Months 21 Days + Research: 2 Years 6 Months = 15 Years 9 Months 21 days till 8/2/22 joining in Utkal University, and counting. All Experiences are earned in the places of work as stated above section
• Indian, Western Ethics & Logic in undergraduate classes of Philosophy in P. N. Collage, Khorda
• Indian Epistemology and Indian and Western Ethics in M. A, Philosophy in Utkal
• Indian Philosophy, Western Philosophy, and Philosophy of Personality Development in PG and UG Classes in M.S. University of Baroda.
• Philosophy and Comparative Religions, Indian Philosophy, Philosophy of Buddhism and Buddhist Tantra, Research Methodology in PG Classes at Nalanda University, Bihar
• Indian Philosophy, Vedanta, Western Philosophy and Criticl Thinking in M.A. in Utkal University from 8/2/22.
1. Kenopanişad: A Poetic Insight (Oriya), Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: Prachi Prakasan, 2002. pp, 1-106. ISBN-81-85824-29-0.
2. The Mādhyamika Mirrored, Bhubaneswar: Reproprint Pvt., Ltd., Delhi / Orissa, 2009, pp.1-151, ISBN 8188897078
Important Articles Published in Journals (recent is up): Sole Authored.
1. (2022) “Nagarjuna on Chatuṣkoṭīḥ”, Indian Journal of Analytic Philosophy, Dept. of Philosophy, Utkal University, ISSN 09762337, Volume -VII, Issue-I, pp. 79-86.
2. (2022) “Revitalizing the Indian Philosophy by Practice”, Madhya Bharati, Mānabikī evam Samāja Vijāna ki Dvibhāṣi Patrrikā, Dr. Harisinha Gaur Viśva Vidyālaya, Dec.2021,pp 124-133.
3.(2021) “On Niṣkāma-Karma: A Philosophical Reflection”, Reflection. UGB JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY Vol. 1, Issue 1, , ISSN: 2583-5890, pp.55-66.
4. (2021) “Sat in Dharma and Dhamma Traditions”, ‘Shreevidyamantramahayoga’ Aug.2021, pp.72-91, ISSN-2277- 5854 (UGC Listed)
5. (2021) Moral Dilemma: The Way Out, ‘Journal of Foundational Research’ Vol.29.2,pp. ( 2021), ISSN- 23955635, (UGC Listed)
6. (2021) ‘Nagarjuna’s Reasoning with Non-Implicative Negation’, Journal of the Department of Philosophy, University of North Bengal, vol. XVII, pp.249-262, ISSN-0976-4496, (UGC Listed).
7. (2020) “Tradition and Freedom in History of Philosophy”, Journal of All Orissa Philosophy Association, Vol. 6. No. 1. pp.132-139 -, ISSN 2395 2784.
8. (2019), “On Nagarjuna’s Stance in his Critique of Samsaya and Pramana”, Journal of Foundational Research, Vol. XXVII. no. I, II, Jan., July 2019, pp. 360 -379, ISSN- 2395-5635.
9. (2019) “Factual vis-a vis Conditional Reason / Truth”, Journal of All Orissa Philosophy Association, Vol. 5. No. 1. pp. 57-62, ISSN 2395 2784.
10. (2018) “Consciousness and Creativity from Buddhist Perspective”, Sandhan, Journal Of Centre For Civilization Studies, 2018, VOL. XVII, NO.1&2, JANUARY TO DECEMBER, pp. 87-130, ISSN-0972-3609.
11. (2017) “On Minor Gītās In Mahābhārata”, Journal of Foundational Research, 2017, Vol XXV 1-2, pp. 1-9, ISSN-23955635.
12. (2016) “On professor Biswambhar Pahi on Reason and Emotions in Human Culture”, Journal of Foundational Research, Vol. XXIV 1-2, pp. 61-73, , ISSN- 23955635.
13.(2009) “Book Review on ‘R. C. Pradhan, Metaphysics’”, Indian Journal of Analytic Philosophy, Vol. III, No. 1. pp. 111-120, ISSN-09762337.
14. (2008) “Agent and Action: Mādhyamika Analysis of Essentialist Concepts”, Indian Journal of Analytic Philosophy, Vol. II, Issue I. pp. 80-102, ISSN-09762337.
15. (2006) “Moral Footprints in Law”, Journal of All Orissa Philosophy Association, vol., II, No. 1. pp. 205-212, ISSN 2395-2784.
Important Chapters in Books (recent is up): Sole Authored
1. (2020) “Oscillating between Cognitive and Aesthetic Consciousness: A Philosophical Enterprise of Raghunath Ghosh”, The Engaged Intellect Essays on the Philosophical Perspectives of Raghunath Ghosh (along with his responses), Ed. by Jhadeswar Ghosh, Levant Books, India, pp. 21-32. ISBN: 978-93-88069-66-3.
2. (2020) “Reformist Religious Tradition In India”, Tradition, Religion And Morality: An Indian Perspective, Ed. Bibhuti Bhusan Nayak, New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, 2020, Ipp. 46-55, SBN-9788186772140.
3. (2018) ‘Jaina Approach to (A)himsa’ Part of a project and published in Phenomenology of Violence, Ed. by K. Ramakrishna Rao & B. Sambasiva Prasad., Vol. 1, pp. 40-64, D.K. Print World, New Delhi, ISBN-97881-246-0909-5.
4. (2018) ‘(A)Himsa in Buddhism’, Part of a project and published in Phenomenology of Violence, Ed, by K. Ramakrishna Rao & B. Sambasiva Prasad., Vol. 1, pp. 65-86, D.K. Print World, New Delhi, ISBN-97881-246-0909-5.
5. (2018) ‘(A)Himsa: Classical Indian Perspective’, Part of a project and published in Phenomenology of Violence, Ed, by K. Ramakrishna Rao & B. Sambasiva Prasad., Vol. 1, pp. 87-125, D.K. Print World, New Delhi, ISBN-97881-246-0909-5.
6. (2017) ‘On Theoretic to Applied Ethics’, Morality, objectivity and Defeasibility, Ed. by R.C. Majhi, pp. 103-122, Concept Publishing Company, Pvt., Ltd., ISBN 13: 978-93-86682-10-9, (previously presented in Seminar on ‘Moral Philosophy of Prof. P. K. Mohapatra, starting from 5.02.2015 for 2 Days).
7. (2016) Buddhist Impetus for Politics sans Corruption in Contrast with Western Culture’, Buddhist Applied Philosophy: The 21st Century Response, (Ed.) L. Udayakumar, Vol. I, pp. 164-183, New Delhi, Prestige Books, ISBN: 978-93-82186-87-8.
8. (2016) ‘Supreme Structure in Professor Pradhan’s Philosophical Edifice’, Language, Mind and Reality: A Reflection on Philosophical Thoughts of Prof. R.C. Pradhan, ed. by Ranjan Kumar Panda, pp. 37-50 , Universal-Publishers, New Delhi, 2016. ISBN 978-93-83803. Brown Walker Press (February 2, 2016) ISBN 1627345671
9. (2009) ‘Revisiting ‘Dharma’ in Mahabharat: Resolving Moral Dilemmas’, Ethics and Epics: Reflections on Indian Ethos, Ed. by K. C. Pandey, pp. 158-191, New Delhi: Readworthy, ISBN: 9789350180334.
10. (2007) ‘Buddhist Message Towards Attitudinal Crisis in Ecology’, Ecological Perspectives in Buddhism, Ed. by K. C. Pandey, pp. 60-72, New Delhi: Roadworthy, ISBN: 8189973002.
Important Published Research Papers in Conference Proceedings
1. (2010) ‘Towards Future Philosophy’, All Orissa Philosophy Association, , 23-24, January, 2010, pp. 66-92.
2. (2003) ‘Integral Activity: A prospect for Human Resources in Higher Education and Research in India’, National Conference on Globalization and Higher Education and Research in India: Need for Innovation, 13th – 15th Feb., 2003. Pp.1.15.
3. (2001) ‘On the So-called Conflict between Applied and Pure Logic’, pp.202-208, IPC, 29th Oct. to 1st Nov., 2001, pp.202-208.
4. (2003) ‘Real – Ideal Conflict in Gandhian Ideology: Peering at Problems in Non-Violence’ Problems and Perspectives of Social Philosophy, Vol. III, No.1.2003, pp. 107- 126,
5. (2000) ‘Humanity in Buddhism’ Problems and Perspectives of Social Philosophy, Vol. I, No.1. 2000, pp. 84-99.
1. Rubel Islam (From Other University, Submitted) Topic: Philosophical Investigation of Euthanasia: Western and Indian Perspectives
2. Mathural Alda (In Utkal University, Continuing) Topic:
Language, Reality and Ethics: A Critical Study on Philosophy of Wittgenstein
3. Rukmani Sahoo (In Utkal University, Continuing) Topic :
Possibility of Metaphysics: A critical appraisal of Hume and A.J Ayer
- Advaita Vedanta (Specialization)
- Mahāyāna Buddhist Philosophy (Specialization)
- Indian Philosophy (general)
- Western Philosophy (general)
- Ethics / Moral Philosophy (Indian & Western)
- Logic with Special Domain Knowledge in Indian Systems
- Philosophy of Religion
- Philosophy and Practice of Yoga and Meditation
- Philosophy of Tantra and Purāṇa
- Critical and constructive approach to issues concerning Man, Society and Nature.
- Effective Teaching as well as Creative Research in the field of Philosophy, Religion, Yoga, Tantra, Ethics, Logic and allied disciplines / fields.