Ramanuja Devnathan

Ramanuja Devanathan (2 April 1959 – 7 January 2017)[1] was an Indian educator. He was the head of the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan at Jammu and the former Vice Chancellor of Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University. He was the Registrar of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi.[2]

Ramanuja Devanathan
ரா. தெவனாதன்
Ramanuja devanathan.jpg
Devanathan in 2015
Born(1959-04-02)2 April 1959
Aheendrapuram (Cuddalore District) Tamil Nadu, India
Died7 January 2017(2017-01-07) (aged 57)
Mumbai, India
OccupationProfessor, Vice Chancellor, Researcher

In 2013, Devanathan was the recipient of Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF)'s 32nd annual award.[3] He is also the editor of 2007 edition of English-Sanskrit Dictionary.[4]

Devanathan died on 7 January 2017 in Mumbai while traveling on work of a heart attack, aged 57.[5]


  1. (PDF) http://www.jrrsanskrituniversity.ac.in/vc.pdf. Retrieved 9 Jan 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "Acharya urges for extensive research on Vedic texts". The Hindu. 24 January 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  3. Pawar, Yogesh (3 March 2013). "World's first silver museum opens in Udaipur today". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  4. English-Sanskrit Dictionary. Neeta Prakashan. 2007. ISBN 8172026625.
  5. An Obituary to an Outstanding Sanskrit Scholar: Ramanuja Devanathan