About Shree Somnath Sanskrit University - [SSSU], Junagadh
Shree Somnath Sanskrit University (SSSU) is a public university located in Gujarat, India. It was created by the Gujarat State government through the Shree Somnath Sanskrit University Act in 2005 for the research and teaching of Sanskrit literature,
the research and teaching of Sanskrit literature, with objectives to preserve India’s cultural and linguistic heritage. The main campus in Veraval is home to seven departments, or faculties, which, together with 110 affiliated colleges, research institutes, and centers across Gujarat, award nine different degrees, including B.A., M.A., and PhD, in a variety of fields. Shree Somnath Sanskrit University publishes a quarterly research publication, Somajyoti, and organize regular workshops and conferences to promote discourse and research in Sanskrit language and culture.
The Sanskrit literature is one of the richest in the world. Recent studies have shown that it is the most computers friendly. Sanskrit is more scientific and phonetic language. Today, the scientific literature in Sanskrit available to us is vast and varied, covering subjects as diverse as Alchemy and Mathematics - Metallurgy, Gemmology and Zoology and many more. Sanskrit language, with an incomparable store of knowledge and Science carries with itself a legacy of Indian tradition, is at the genesis of our well-developed nation.
अस्माकंसिद्धान्तः - "पूर्णतागौरवाय"
'पूर्णतागौरवाय' इतिविश्वविद्यालयस्यसिद्धान्तवाक्यंमहाकवेःकालिदासस्यकृतेःमेघदूतात्स्वीकृतम्।वाक्यमेतत्पूर्णतांश्रेष्ठतांचप्राप्तुंप्रेरयति, विश्वविद्यालयस्यस्थापनायांकारणभूतम्आदर्शम्, उद्देश्यंचसुस्पष्टतयाअभिव्यनक्ति।
Our Motto – PūrņatāGauravāya
The motto of the University is chosen from Sanskrit Poet Kālidāsa’s famous work Meghdūtam. It explicitly focuses on the attainment of completeness and excellence. It also speaks of the vision and idealism for which the University is established.
Today the quest for learning Sanskrit world over witnesses a revival. Assessing the inevitability of Sanskrit education and promoting Vedic studies on traditional lines in Gujarat state, our Former Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi decided to establish Sanskrit University in Gujarat. Our visionary leadership committed to provide the facility of imparting knowledge of Sanskrit and therefore, established Shree Somnath Sanskrit University at Veraval, District - Gir Somnath, Gujarat.
Widespread progress, growth & development of Sanskrit language & literature.
To strengthen and encourage Vedic knowledge & traditional learning keeping pace with modern trends.
Nation building through producing perfect citizens.
Developing Knowledge Community.
Optimum use of Technology.
Easy access for girls and weaker section.
Through the medium of quality education, the University aims to generate employment opportunities to meet new challenges, to give importance to research work, providing facilities for the study of Sanskrit.
To introduce professional courses and to integrate them with modern Science.