Sriharsa, the author of Naisdhiyacaritam and Khandanakhandahadyam was primarily a philosopher. Naisdhiyacaritam, the last of the five mahakavyas describes the amorous play of Nala and Damayanti - though abstruce in character is a brain tonic to crudités - naisadham vidvatausadham.
The monograph in eight chapters presents a detailed account of Sriharsa, his time his erudition, his status as a mahakavi etc.
Prof. Arunoday N. Jani (b. 1921) is an outstanding scholar in Sanskrit, Prakrit and Pali. Retired as Professor and head, Department of Sanskrit, Prakrit and Pali, M.S. University, Baroda, he has served the Oriental Institute, Baroda (1975-1981).
He was honored by the President of India with 'Certificate of Merit' in 1087. He has seven published works and scores of research articles to his credit, which includes the much acclaimed on Naisadhiyacaritam.
|6.||Naisadhiyacaritam - Summary||48|
|7.||Sources and Innovations||53|
|8.||As a Poet||58|
Item Code: IDE089 Author: A. N. Jani Cover: Paperback Edition: 1996 Publisher: Sahitya Akademi ISBN: 8172017774 Language: English Size: 8.5" X 5.5" Pages: 72 Other Details: Weight of the Book 100 gms