Naresh conducted doctoral research in Cognitive Linguistics at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore; where he investigated the polysemy of colour terms in Classical Sanskrit. He is interested in Metaphor theory, Sanskrit literature, poetics and lexicography. Naresh is also interested in studying the enmeshed histories of literary and musical genres in Sanskrit, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu.
Areas of expertise:
Alaṅkāraśāstra, Sanskrit Lexicography, Kannada Literature, Campū literature, Musicology
Languages of expertise:
English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Manipravalam (Tamil), Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu