The Sanskrit Pathshala Mandal from Gujarat State organise competitions on scriptures based in Sanskrit every year. Sanskrit language as well as the education on the disciplines in Sanskrit are taught by many schools in order to protect our values. This year, the 31st state level competition was organised by the Gujarat Government and Gujarat Sanskrit Pathshala Shiksha Mandal at Shri Darshanam Sanskrit Mahavidyalay in Charodi from 27th to 29th November 2019
Sandipani Rishikul Wins State-level Sanskrit Rashtriya Competition 2019
25 competitions were held some of which included: saṃbhāṣan spardhā (conversation), shalākā spardhā (discussions and explanations from memory after thorough and thoughtful study of scriptures), antākṣari of ślokas, Aṣtādhyāyī sūtrapāth, quizzes and so on. Rishikumars from 40 schools participated in which Babdeshwar Sanskrit Mahavidyalay (Sandipani Rishikul) came back home with the overall winning trophy.
Rishikumars singing a song on Sandipani in Sanskrit as they accept their trophy
25 Rishikumars from Sandipani participated. With the blessings of Pujya Bhaishri, under whose guidance this institution runs, eight Rishikumars won gold medals, eight Rishikumars attained silver medals and five Rishikumars won bronze medals. Overall, Sandipani achieved the first position with 85 marks.
Pujya Bhaishri was joyous to hear these results and provided his blessings to the Rishikumars and their teachers. The principal of Rishikul, Shri Bipinbhai Joshi and the head of the hostel, respectable Shri Bobdeji blessed and congratulated all the Rishikumars who had participated.
The eight Rishikumars who ranked first and won gold medals will progress to the Sanskrit Shastriya National level competitions.
The list of Rishikumars and their achievements are provided in the table below:
|No.||Name of Rishikumar||Competition||Rank Achieved||Class|
|1||Mehta Tushar Anilbhai||Vyākaraṇabhāṣaṇaṁ||Runner up||Shastri-3|
|2||Joshi Rahul Bhikhubhai||Sāhityabhāṣaṇam||2nd||Shastri-3|
|3||Bhatt Kapil Savjibhai||Nyāyabhāṣaṇam||3rd||Shastri-3|
|4||Joshi Udaykumar Jagdishbhai||Sānkhya Yogabhāṣaṇam||3rd||Shastri-3|
|5||Modha Dharmik Hiteshbhai||Mīmānsabhāṣaṇam||2nd||Shastri-3|
|6||Pandya Abhishek Vimalbhai||Vedāntabhāṣaṇam||1st||Shastri-3|
|7||Vegada Nishant Kiritbhai||Dharmaśāstrabhāṣaṇam||2nd||Shastri-3|
|8||Bhatt Aman Pragneshbhai||Jyotiṣabhāṣaṇam||3rd||Shastri-3|
|9||Upadhyay Adarsh Piyushkumar||Jain-Bodhdarśanbhāṣaṇam||1st||Shastri-3|
|10||Mehta Chirag Girishbhai||Vedbhāṣyabhāṣaṇam||2nd||Shastri-3|
|11||Pandya Maharshi Yogeshbhai||Sāhityaśalākā Parīkṣa||2nd||Shastri-2|
|12||Arambadiya Hiten Madhavji||Vyākaraṇśalākā Parīkṣa||1st||Shastri-3|
|13||Teraiya Parth Dineshbhai||Nyāyaśalākā Parīkṣa||1st||Madhyama-2|
|14||Dave Parth Rajeshbhai||Siddhāntajyotiṣaśalākā||1st||Shastri-2|
|15||Pandya Yash Ashvinbhai||Vedāntaśalākā Parīkṣa||1st||Shastri-2|
|16||Bhogaita Kishan Mansukhbhai||Puraṇetihās śalākāparīkṣa||1st||Shastri-2|
|17||Joshi Keval Kirithbhai||Mimansa śalākāparīkṣa||2nd||Shastri-3|
|18||Trivedi Dhruv Dineshbhai||Kāvyakaṇthapāthaḥ||2nd||Shastri-1|
|19||Mehta Kishan Saileshbhai||Aṣtādhyāyikaṇthapāth||1st||Shastri-3|
|20||Pandya Durgesh Vijaybhai||Dhāturūpkaṇthapāthaḥ||Runner up||Shastri-2|
|21||Pandya Himalay Dayarambhai||Bhagavadgitākaṇthapāthaḥ||Runner up||Shastri-1|
|22||Pandya Yovankumar Prafulbhai||Akṣarślokī||3rd||Shastri-3|
|23||Pandya Yash Ashwinbhai||Samasyāpūrtiḥi||2nd||Shastri-2|
|24||Pandya Yash Ashwinbhai||Śāstrīyasfūrtispardhā||3rd||Shastri-2|