Studies in Rgveda and Modern Sanskrit Literature

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Item Code: NAP570
Author: S. Ranganath
Language: Sanskrit Text With English Translation
Edition: 2003
ISBN: 9788178540177
Pages: 223
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 9.0 inch X 6.0 inch
Weight 370 gm
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About the Book

The book contains 18 articles out of which 5 articles concern with different aspects of Rgveda, 8 articles concern with Modern Sanskrit literature and the rest of the articles concern with different aspects of Philosophy. Thus the book is a blend of Veda, Vedanta and Modern Sanskrit literature.

About the Author

S. Ranganath secured First Class, First Rank in M.A. Sanskrit from Bangalore University. He is the recipient of Hiriyanna Gold Medal and Hebbar Srivaishnava Sabha gold Medal. The title Vedabhooshana was Conferred on him by Veda Dharma Paripalana Sabha. American Biographical Institute, U.S.A. has honoured him with the title the man of the Year 1996. He has a Vidwan Degree in Advaita Vedanta from Sri Chamarajendra Sanskrit College. He has studied Rgveda traditionally for eight years. His Ph.D. dissertation was contribution of Vacaspati Misra to Indian Philosophy. He has eighteen books and sixty research papers to his credit. His Kannada translation of Prof. Satya Varat Shastri's Ramakirti Mahakavyam is published in Bangkok (Thailand). He is Professor of Sanskrit, N.M.K.R.V. College for Women, Bangalore.


Rgveda is the oldest written record available to us in World Literature. The present volume concerns with 5 articles on Rgveda. The first three articles viz ".Rgveda and its importance", "Gods in Rgveda" and "Philosophy of Rgveda" are the lectures delivered by me in Indian Institute of World Culture under the Auspicies of Wadia Memorial Lectures during the year 1987. "Agni in Rgveda and its Mutual Relation with the Pouranika Devatas" was a paper presented at Delhi University."Secularism in the Hymus of Rgveda" was a Lecture Delivered under the auspicies of World Association for Vedic Studies (Waves). "Aum in Upanisads" was a lecture delivered me under the auspicies of Advaita Research Foundation, Bangalore. "A note on the concept of Annan in the Light of sadasiva Brahmendra" was published in voice of Sankara A yearly journal from Madras. "Bhoja's Tattvaprakasa" was - paper presented during the National Seminal on Bhoja held - Bharatya Vidya Bhavan Bangalore. "Abhinavagupta's concept of Santarasa" was a paper presented, during the anal Seminar on Abhinava Gupta being organised by Indian institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. "The place of Krisakanam: nagapasah among radio Dramas" was published in Vagisa Sastry Felicitation Volume from Varanasi. "Bhati me Bharatam" the paper read during Baroda Oriental Conference. -Thence of Vedic trends on Modern Sanskrit Literature" resented at Saugar University. "Contribution of Karnatakanskrit Drama since Independence" was read at Poona 7sity. The rest of the articles were written at different point of time I am delighted to place the volume before the deligent critics for their valuable suggestions and comments.


  Preface iii
1 Rgveda and its Importance 1
2 Gods in Rgveda 14
3 Philosophy of Rgveda 42
4 Agni in Rgveda and its Mutual Relation with the Pauranika Devatas 58
5 Secularism in the Hymns of Rgveda 68
6 Aum in Upanisads 83
7 A note on the Concept of Atman in the Light of Sadasiva Brahmendra's Atma Vidya Vilasa 92
8 A note on Bhoja's Tattva Prakasha 106
9 Abhinava Gupta's Concept of Santa Rasa in the Light of his Commentary on Bhagavadgita 119
10 Place of Krushkanam naagpash Among Radio Dramas 135
11 Bhati me Bharatam, Ramakanth Shukla 141
12 Influence of Vedic Traditions on Modern Sanskrit Literature with Special Reference to Champu Works 150
13 Kasmai Devaya Havisha Vidhema, Rajendra Mishra 157
14 Tandula Prasthiyam, Radhavallabh Tripathi 172
15 Upakhyana Malika, Radhavallabh Tripathi 181 181
16 Modern Literature with Special Reference to Abhiraja Dr. Rajendra Mishra. 187
17 Vacaspati Mishra's Interpretation of Hetvabhasas 195
18 Contribution of Karnataka to Sanskrit Drama Since Independence 204


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