Dr. Usha Rani Sanka is trained in Vyakarana Shastra and Sahitya Shastra by renowned scholars. Her interest in Samskrtam studies was influenced by her studies in literature and by the sravana parampara of Ramayana and Mahabharata in her family from her childhood which later led her to complete MA in Sanskrit literature, in addition to PG degrees in English and Psychology.
Having continued with Acharya (Vyakarana) at the National Samskrta University, Tirupati (formerly Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha), she earned her Ph.D. in Vyakarana Shabdabodha and Natural Language Processing (NLP) from the same institution.
She considers His holiness Shri Shri Prakashanandendra Saraswati Swami (Holenarasipura) as the guiding force of her life. The great influence of his words, filled with love for Hindu Dharma, has inspired Dr. Usha towards choosing Samskrta prachara and teaching as life-time endeavour.
Dr. Sanka has over 15 years of teaching experience, having started teaching Samskrtam in 2003; She has worked as Samskrta lecturer in Pre university college and degree college; has coached and taught language to many people through private one on one face to face lessons . She also has done online teaching classes through Skype.
With equal proficiency in Sanskrit, Hindi, English and Telugu, Dr. Sanka has been engaged in extensive writing work in various media. She has translated Voice of God (Vol.1) of Kanchi Paramacharya from English to Telugu. She has published a web-book on Sanskrit verbs. She also circulates meanings for Sanskrit shlokas, subhashitas and Hitopadesha verses through her blog and Whatsapp groups.