Shadvala

Center for Sanskrit Studies, Goa

Shadvala


Shadvala - Center for Sanskrit Studies, Goa aims at

  promoting and nurturing sanskrit studies

  organizing courses and workshops on different aspects of ancient indian culture and philosophy

  engaging in inter-cultural exchange and inter-religious dialogue at national and international level

Shadvala

The word Shadvala (Śādvala) means meadow in Sanskrit. In poetry it is oft described as a place of natural attraction for deer. The motivation for this name comes from a Sanskrit verse in which the poet exhorts us to stretch our hearts (like deer) towards the meadow of sanskrit-learning.