The present work, entitled Avinasi, is a historical novel in Sanskrit. Here in this book the complete text of the novel in Sanskirt with its English translation has been presented.
So far the technique is concerned it is entirely a new exercise in this direction in Sanskrit.
The story of this novel is based on an epoch making event of the Indian history in the first part of the seventh century A. D. The kingdom of Pragjyotisha known as Kamarupa also, is referred to by the former name in the two epics, while it has been mentioned by both the names in the puranas, and also by Kalidasa.
The mythology says that Naraka, the son of the Mother Earth and Varaha-Vishnu was the adopted son of Janaka of Mithila. On attaining the age of sixteen Narak, accompanied by Mother Earth and Vishnu came to Pragjyotishapura. In a fiercc battle Naraka killed Ghatak, the reigning king of Pragjyotisha and usurped the throne. Vishnu, putative father of Naraka, while appointing Naraka on the throne advised him to remain steadfast in his devotion to Kamakhya the moment he would lose faith on Her he would be destroyed. In course of time Naraka came into contact with Banasura and lost faith on Kamakhya. He was killed by Krishna. His son Bhagadatta fought against the Pandavas in the battle of Kurukshetra and was killed by Arjuna. His son is Bajradatta, and the line of succession is followed.
Dr. S. Ranganath secured Ant 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. The Title "Vedashri" was conferred on him from World Association of Vedic Studies, USA Bangalore Branch. American Biographical Institute. U.S.A.. has honoured him with the title The Man of The Year 1996. He has a Vidwan Degree in Advaitha Vedanta from Sri Chamarajendra Sanskrit College. He has studied Rigveda traditionally for Eight years. His Ph.D. dissertation was Contribution of Vacaspati Maya to Indian Philosophy. Ile has One Hundred books and more than Hundred Research papers to his credit. He was Professor and Head of the Department of Sanskrit. N.M.K.R.V. College for Women Bangalore and Director of R. V. Institute of Sanskrit Studies. He was awarded D.Litt.. from H. P. University. Shimla in 2005 for his Postdoctoral publications on Post Independence Sanskrit Literature. He was nominated as Subject Expert to Adarsh Sanskrit Vidyapeetah-Madhurantakam. Tamil Nadu as a representative of Rashtriya Sanskrit Samsthan Delhi M. H. R.D.. Govt. of India for the period of three years (2008-2011). He has a Rashtra Bhasha Visharada in Hindi from Chennai. He delivered lectures at Ox ford. Cambridge. London. Brighton, Nottingham. Berlin and Wittenberg during June-July 2011 on Indian Culture. Ile was honoured at House of Commons Parliament of London by Lord Billimoria. Her Royal Highness Princess Mahrichalai Sirindhom honoured him at Shilpakom University. Bangkok. Thailand on 27th September 2013. Former Chief Minister of Karnataka. Shri. Siddaramaiah presented him the Book Prize for the year 2012.2013 as the best book on Gandhi entitled Gandhi in &ambit Literature at Gandhi Rhavan. Bangalore on 2nd October 2013. "Vidyararidni- title was bestowed on him from Telugu Vignana Vedike on 5th January 2014 at Bangalore. He has been nominated as Kannada language expert for multilingual Sanskrit Etymological Dictionary project by M.H.R.D.. Govt. of India. Jan. 2014.He was awarded "Vcaraspazi- from Rathuiya Sanskrit Vidyripeetha Tirupati on 5th March 2014 at the 17th Convocation. He was awarded 'Adhaytma Vidyalankara on 30th April 2014 at Shankar Krupa, Bangalore.
Shank Shastri Trust Bangalore honoured him as an Eminent Vedic Scholar on 22nd November 2015. He was honoured at Kashi on 20Th November 2016 with 'Vagyoga Samoan' by Vagyoga Chetana Peetham. He was a Member Jury for the selection of Central Sahitya Academy Awards for Sanskrit for the year 2016-17. Sahitya Academy on behalf of Ministry of Culture. Govt. of India had nominated him to participate in a seminar on Influence of Sanskrit on South East Asian Languages at Bangkok. Thailand. 25th September 2017. Akhila Bharatiya Vidwat Parishat - Kashi has conferred the title "Mahamahopadhyaya on him for the year 2017. Was Conferred -Vidyasudiiamova" by Shri Gangadharendra Saraswathi Swamiji of Shri Swamavalli Mutt. Sirsi on 5th Nov. 2017. He was awarded Jnanashri Title from Om Sri V idyadegula Trust. He is nominated as a member to the Sanskrit Advisory Board of Central Sahitya Academy for 5 years from 2018-2022. Vinay Foundation Bangalore Honoured him with Vinayashree Award on 21.03.2019 at Bangalore. Sri Raghaveshwara Bharathi Swamiji of Ramachandrapur Mutt concerted Shankara Kinkara puraskaron09.05.2019 at Bankuli Mutt.
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