Culture of Bharath is ageless and ever new. This culture, through it’s epics — Ramayana and Mahabharatha have been proclaiming the human values — the bed rock of this great nation. The contemporary challenges and worrying trends of trust deficits, family issues,materialistic disputes, ecology, environment, patriotism are best answered through imbibing life values which can best conveyed through stories.With a view to propagate the ethical and cultural values in these epics, Bharatha Samskrithi Pratishtan,since 1972, has been bringing out simplified versions of these epics namely Kishora Bharathaand Yeleyara Ramayana. These books are available in Kannada, Hindi, Marathi and English.
Every year examinations are conducted for High school and junior college students across Karnataka, in Kannada, Hindi, Marathi and English. More than 50,000 students take these exams every year. Students securing high marks are identified and are recognised through awarding medals.
Also with an aim to foster social harmony and integration, Kanaka Jayanthi, in honor of Kanakadasa — 16 century poet, philosopher, musician and composer — is celebrated every year since 2001. On this occasion people and musicians from various walks of life get together for a musical ensemble at his birth place, Kaaginele.