:: About Dr. N. R. Waradpande ::



Dr. N. R. Waradpande

Date of Birth:


Date of Death:


Qualifications :

Passed all the regular University Examinations in the first division.

M.A.( B.A. Hons) ,( Sanskrit) M.A.( Philosophy)

B.Litt. (Oxford) (Psychology), Ph.D. (Philosophy)

D.Litt.( Indology), Shasri ( Darshan) Kavyateertha 

Medals :

Prakhya Ganpatrao Gold Medal for standing first in the whole university in B.A.(Hons) Arts & B.A. (Hons) Science

Scholarships :

(1) The King Edward Memorial Scholarship for Research in Indian Logic.

(2) Government Scholarship for studying Psychology at Oxford. 

Foreign Travel :

On the recommendation of Prof. Yeaxlee of Oxford the Government sanctioned educational tour to Psychology laboratories in Europe. The summer of 1947 was spent on the continent in the laboratories of Denmark, Holland, Belgium, France. Switzerland and Italy with intensive discussions with the experts there. Prof Rubin of Copenhagen University took special interest in my work. I had the opportunity to have extensive discussions with the world famous philosopher Bertrand Russell. An account of the discussion with him on the Concept of Infinity has been published in my book Vivekvada. The University of Thailand was visited to study how highest technical education was imparted in the Thai language and how the problem of indigenization of technical vocabulary etc was solved.  

Posts held :

(1) Lecturer in Sanskrit& Philosophy in colleges affiliated to Nagpur and Sagar Universities.

(2)Retired from the Defence. Research & Development Organization of the Government of India as Chief Psychologist and Director of Psychological Research.  

Honorary :

(1)President of the Sanskrit Bhasha Pracharini Sabha.

(2) Editor of the Sanskrit weekly: Bhavitavya.  

Felicitations :

(1)Was felicitated by the Government of Maharashtra with an award of Rs 10000 for service to Sanskrit.

(2) Felicitated by the President of India Shri Shankar Dayal Sharma and awarded the prestigious Shevade prize for the book “The Mythical Aryans& their Invasion".

(3 )Sarathi award for outstanding contribution to Indology Publications English.

Abilities :

(1) Abilities & Education, (2) Time Space & Motion, (3) Intelligence Test Scores of Candidates  at the Services Selection Boards, (4) The Mythical Aryans & their Invasion, (5) The Nemesis of Nehru Worship    

All the Books have received glowing reviews in standard journals Extracts from reviews appearing in foreign journals have been given below.

The book vivekvada contains a facsimile of Russell’s letter where he  describes my writings "competent" and  "of considerable merit".

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