Buddha Wednesday sale - 25% + 10% off on all Buddhist Items

History of Grammatical Theories in Tamil

Description Read Full Description
Preface It is a matter of satisfaction to the Kuppuswami sashtri Research Institute that the endownment to commemorate the Birth Centenary of Prof. P.S. Subrahmanya Sashtri, a rare scholar equally proficient in Sanskrit and Tamil with pioneering and prolific contributions to his credit, is to be inaugurated shortly. The Institute is particularly delighted and privileged to organize the function for more than one reason. A younger contemporary and a student of Prof. Kuppuswami Sashtri in A...
Preface

It is a matter of satisfaction to the Kuppuswami sashtri Research Institute that the endownment to commemorate the Birth Centenary of Prof. P.S. Subrahmanya Sashtri, a rare scholar equally proficient in Sanskrit and Tamil with pioneering and prolific contributions to his credit, is to be inaugurated shortly. The Institute is particularly delighted and privileged to organize the function for more than one reason. A younger contemporary and a student of Prof. Kuppuswami Sashtri in Alankara and Nyaya Sastras, Prof. P.S.S. Sastri, like his master, combined in himself the erudition of the Indian Sastrakaras of old with the historical and analytical bent of morden scholarship. Both the Sastri were closely associated in different academics capacities at Chennai, Tiruvaiyaru and Annamalai University. More importantly, the monumental contributions of Prof. P.S.S. Sastri on the text of Tolkappiyam, its historical and critical analysis and exposition, which established his place securely as the foremost interpreter of the ancient Tamil grammatical tradition, saw the light of the day , through the issues of the Journal of Oriental Research initiated by Prof. Kuppuswami Sastri in 1927. It was therefore quite in the fitness of things that Dr. P.S.S. Sastri was a member of the Research Committee of the K.S.R. Institute from its inception in 1944 until his death in 1978.

The History of Grammatical Theories in Tamil, now appearing as a reprint on the occasion, presents for the first time these early theories in a historical setting and critical examination of them in the light of the corresponding theories in Sanskrit grammatical literature. It is noteworthy that this material formed the subject of Prof. Sastri’ s post graduated dissertation at the University of Madras , and that it has aiso the credit of having been awarded the first Ph.D. degree in Tamil by this University . The study on the subject by Prof. Sastri was indeed a landmark in India and outside, on matters relating to the history of Tamil grammatical tradition. Naturally it was highly commended by philologists and linguists all over the world. There has been a great demand for this publication for many years though nearly six decades have passed. Even a few years back the Institute had to supply a xerox copy of the book to Dr. V.S. Rajam, at the University of Pennsyivania in U.S.A. for a project on the subject. I am sure that the modern facilities of computer and internet would continue to carry the rich materials treated with adequate scholarship by Prof. P.S.S. Sastri in all the nooks and corners of the globe again.

The Institute is most thankful to Dr. M.A.M. Ramaswami, Pro – Chancellor, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, for his generous donation that enabled it to republish the book. It also places on record its deep debt of gratitude to Dr. P.N. Natarajan, Prof. of Mathematics, Vivekananda College, Chennai and grandson of Dr. Sastri, for his efforts in creating this endowment.

Vignesha Printers is to be thanked for reprinting the work.

 

Sample Pages








Item Code: NAO602 Author: Dr. P.S. Subrahmanya Sastri Cover: Hardcover Edition: 1997 Publisher: The Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute ISBN: 8185170142 Language: English Size: 8.5 inch X 5.0 inch Pages: 280 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 390 gms
Price: $20.00
Discounted: $15.00
Shipping Free
Viewed 612 times since 25th Oct, 2018
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to History of Grammatical Theories in Tamil (Language and Literature | Books)

The Astadhyayi of Panini (Volume 1 - Introduction to the Astadhyayi as a Grammatical Device)
Dimensions of Panini Grammar: The Indian Grammatical System
The Meaning of Nouns (Semantic Theory in Classical and Medieval Indian)
Debating Verbal Cognition (The Theory of The Principal Qualificand in Classical Indian Thought)
The Theory of Nipatas (Particles) In Yaska’s Nirukta
Ellipsis and Syntactic Overlapping: Current Issues in Paninian Syntactic Theory (An Old and Rare Book)
Gangesa's Theory of Indeterminate Perception Nirvikalpakavada (Set of 2 Volumes)
Buddhist Theory of Meaning and Literary Analysis
Comparative Literary Theory (An Overview)
Acoustical Perspective on Raga Rasa Theory
Vedic Theory of the Origin of Speech
Lectures on Patanjali's Mahabhasya (Set of 14 Volumes)
Relations In Knowledge Representation (An Interdisciplinary Study in Nyaya, Mimamsa, Vyakarna, Tantra, Modern Linguistics, and Artificial Intelligence in Computer Application)
Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies (Set of 20 Books)
The Verses on The Precious Jewel Prosody Composed By Amitacakarar With The Commentary By Kunacakarar ((Text, Transliteration, Translation and Notes))
Testimonials
I don't know how Exotic India does it but they are amazing. Whenever I need a book this is the first place I shop. The best part is they are quick with the shipping. As always thank you!!!
Shyam Maharaj
Great selection. Thank you.
William, USA
appreciate being able to get this hard to find book from this great company Exotic India.
Mohan, USA
Both Om bracelets are amazing. Thanks again !!!
Fotis, Greece
Thank you for your wonderful website.
Jan, USA
Awesome collection! Certainly will recommend this site to friends and relatives. Appreciate quick delivery.
Sunil, UAE
Thank you so much, I'm honoured and grateful to receive such a beautiful piece of art of Lakshmi. Please congratulate the artist for his incredible artwork. Looking forward to receiving her on Haida Gwaii, Canada. I live on an island, surrounded by water, and feel Lakshmi's present all around me.
Kiki, Canada
Nice package, same as in Picture very clean written and understandable, I just want to say Thank you Exotic India Jai Hind.
Jeewan, USA
I received my order today. When I opened the FedEx packet, I did not expect to find such a perfectly wrapped package. The book has arrived in pristine condition and I am very impressed by your excellent customer service. It was my pleasure doing business with you and I look forward to many more transactions with your company. Again, many thanks for your fantastic customer service! Keep up the good work.
Sherry, Canada
I received the package today... Wonderfully wrapped and packaged (beautiful statue)! Please thank all involved for everything they do! I deeply appreciate everyone's efforts!
Frances, USA