Contemplative Studies Initiative & Concentration

  • Please join Contemplative Studies for an offering of Contemplative Music of South Asia, a Sitar and Tabla Recital, Thursday, April 26, 5pm, Smith Buonanno 106. 

  • The Brown Program in Contemplative Studies presents: An Introduction to Rinzai Zen Meditation with Rev., Dr. Masaki Matsubara on Sunday, April 22, 2018, 11am-5pm, Winnick Chapel, Brown/RISD Hillel.

  • Check out our new lectures and events for the spring season!

  • Congratulations to Joe! Click to read more about this exceptional student!

  • We are excited to be able to offer an array of Contemplative Studies courses for Spring 2018. Click to learn more!

Faculty Profile

Srinivas Reddy

Srinivas Reddy is a scholar, translator and musician. He trained in classical South Asian languages and literatures at Brown University and the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests incorporate translation studies, Vijayanagara history and classical Indian music theory and practice.  His publications include Krishnadevaraya’s Telugu epic Amuktamalyada: The Giver of the Worn Garland, Kalidasa’s play Malavikagnimitram: The Dancer and the King, and Kalidasa's classic Meghadutam: The Cloud Message. Srinivas is also a concert sitarist and has given numerous recitals around the world.


Thu, April 26, 2018 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM