Sunil Upasana hails from Thrissur in Kerala and has been a Bengalurean for 13 years. He has had a deep yearning to understand the profound philosophy that underlies Hinduism. To this end, he has immersed himself in the rich literature tradition of his native land of Kerala. This inspired a whole lot of literary output from him and he has gone on to become a very sensitive and accomplished writer in Malayalam.
His works to date are Kakkadinte Puravrutham (Short Story Collection), Arsha Darsanangal(Philosophical Essays), Chila Ariyappedatha Edukal (Autobiographical Notes) and Being hearing impaired, the last mentioned being the English translation of his autobiographical account. Of these, Kakkadinte Puravrutham won the Kerala Sahitya academy’s (Geetha Hiranyan Endowment) Award for the best short story collection for the year 2016.
Buddhism is also a school of thought that he has spent considerable time studying and analyzing. He can hold forth quite competently and confidently on the subject of Buddhistic thought as well as on Advaita philosophy both of which he has studied deeply.
Sunil is pursuing his BA (Philosophy) from IGNOU and has done Diploma in Computer Hardware Maintenance. He has CCNA, MCSA and SCNA certification and is working in the IT industry. He also do volunteer works in special education field and is a student of Sign Language, which he manage fairly.
Sunil lost 45% of his hearing at the age of 12 and his experience in coming to terms with this gradual impairment has been the main crux of his autobiography titled ‘Being Hearing Impaired: Challenges Aspirations Realities’. Apart from his interest in literature and philosophy, Sunil is also very deeply interested in History, Politics and Classical Music & Dance.
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