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Vishnu Divecha Collection

Identifier: 2015-027

The collection consists of Sanskrit and Gita scholar Vishnu K. Divecha's work as a translator, teacher, and student of the Bhagavad Gita and other Sanskrit and Hindi works, as well as a library of such works.


  • 1990-2004


Conditions Governing Access:

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.


1.00 linear feet

Biographical Information:

Vishnu Divecha is a graduate of the University of Houston, where he earned his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MSIE). He also earned his Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) degree from Kansas State University, and his undergraduate degree in Engineering from Sardar Patel University. Divecha studied Sanskrit and Gita in high school under the guidance of Vedantic teacher shri Manishanker Joshi of Una, Gujarat, India. He was awarded title of Acharya in 2003 for his outstanding service promoting Sanskrit and Gita knowledge.

Guide to the Vishnu Divecha Collection
Christian Kelleher
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA