Hi, I'm Kush.

I'm a PhD Student at Heidelberg University.
I work on Sanskrit, North Indian Vernaculars, 
Hindu Rituals, & Digital Humanities

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 I focus on three main areas of research:

Sanskrit and Vernaculars

I read, translate, interpret, and make editions of texts written in Sanskrit, Pali, Gujarati, and Hindi, among other languages. 

Hinduism & Rituals

My PhD work focusses on the production of Hindu ritual texts and practices, especially those performed by large North Indian devotional movements.

Digital Humanities

I engage with tools and frameworks such as TEI encoding, image processing, OCR, digital editions. 

Work & Associations

Here are some of the places I am associated with:

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 kush.depala [at] sai.uni-heidelberg.de