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Sri Venkateswara University SV University

Oriental Research Institute


Sri Venkateswara University SV University

Oriental Research Institute

Esatablished in 1939 , a first-rate Research and Training Centre

About Oriental Research Institute

Sri Venkateswara Oriental Research Institute was started in July, 1939 by the Management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams with a view that it should be a first-rate Research and Training Centre with appropriate divisions for the study of Sanskrit and other languages of the Hindu religion and Philosophy and of Hindu culture generally. Under the Management of Tirumala, Tirupati Devasthanams, the Oriental Research Institute published sixteen volumes of the Oriente Journal and about sixty-four books in Sanskrit (20), English (8), Telugu (19) Tamil (17) The Tenti All India Oriental Conference in 1940 and the Fourth Session of Sanskrit Vishva Parishat in 195! were held in Tirupati under the auspices of the Institute. When the Sri Venkateswara University was established, for the encouragement of higher education and research in all branches u learning particularly on Oriental learning, Sanskrit, Ancient Indian Arts and Culture, Architecture and Fine Arts, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams handed over the Institute on the 1st November 1956, with a view to promote its activities in a broader perspective with well qualified research staff. With limited resources and meagre staff the Institute continued to function with the same zeal and aspirations with which it was started and could publish 43 volumes of Oriental Journal and 31 books in English (3), Sanskrit (15), Telugu (10) and two volumes of the Descriptive catalogue. I Seminar on Andhra's contribution to Indian Culture was held in March 1972 and National Seminar on the eve of Centenary Celebration of Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi was conducted on 20-08-1997.

In 1979, the Institute moved to its own new building. It was named "Tiruppan Alvar Bhavan" b sacred memory of Saint Tiruppan alvar who sang in praise of Sri Vishnu in the ninth century At The Library of the Institute contains 17,038 manuscripts and 43,000 printed books.

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Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati , is established in 1954 in the world famous holy temple town of Tirupati on the sprawling campus of 1000 acres with a panoramic and pleasant hill view.

The University stands as a testimony to the wisdom and foresight of great visionaries Late Sri Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu, the then Chief Minister of Andhra and Late Sri Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, to cater the educational needs and aspirations of the people of Rayalaseema area. With a great wisdom, the founder of this University have rightly coined the motto Wisdom lies in proper perspective for it.

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