The 2nd International Conference on Sanskrit Studies (ICSS) -2017 themed “Introspection, innovation and exposition on Sanskrit Studies” was successfully held on the 9th of November 2017 at the Department of Sanskrit Studies of the University of Kelaniya. The conference aims to publish the research on Sanskrit studies and it was commenced under the patronage of Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya.