Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address [email protected].

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Puranas > Padma Purana > पदमपुराण का साहित्यिक अनुशीलन: A Literary Study of Padma Purana
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
पदमपुराण का साहित्यिक अनुशीलन: A Literary Study of Padma Purana
Pages from the book
पदमपुराण का साहित्यिक अनुशीलन: A Literary Study of Padma Purana
Look Inside the Book
Description


Foreword

It is a great pleasure to go through the book entitled “Padma Purana (Patal Khand) Ka Sahityika Anusheelan” prepared by Dr. Sanju Mishra and write a foreword to it. The book is a well-designed research work of high order that gives a clear picture of the topic in a systematic and methodical manner. Puranas have been composed in this country at different times to present a detailed socio-cultural and socio-political back ground of the respective periods of the Country in a very simple, lucid and impressive style. Compared to other types of literature written in Sanskrit, Puranas have become more popular among the readers and scholars due to their clarity, simplicity and lucidity of the style. As per the tradition, there are eighteen main Puranas (Mahapuranas) and another eighteen subsidiary Puranas (Upapuranas) and it is believed that all these Mahapuranas have been composed by one person i.e. Vyasa. It is told that “अष्टादशपुराणानां कर्त्ता सत्यवतीसुत “. But one pertinent point has been dominating the thought process of the researchers as to whether the same Vyasa could live for so many years and compose all the eighteen Puranas at different times or this “Vyasa” was an epithet for the author of the Puranas. The historicity of the Puranas is another area of conroversy on which several scholars are still working hard to determine the historical elements in the Puranas by differentiating the same from the fictitious ones. Although the Puranas deal with five principle areas like सर्ग, प्रतिसर्ग, वंश, मन्वन्तर and वंशानुचरति several Puranas describe so many other things that are very significant in the context of Indian literature and linguistics. Hence, research on the Puranas is bound to be continuous process; so that the researcher can be able to find out some new areas in the Puranas after attempting to trace some convincing solutions to the above-mentioned issues pertaining to the authorship, time and underlying spirit of the Puranas. The author of the present research work accepted by the University of Delhi for Ph. D. degree deserves appreciation for selecting such an important topic for research and making successful attempts to find out suitable solutions to the problems pertaining to the topic. It is highly commendable that the scholar has concentrated on a very significant dimension of the Padma Purana, i. e. literary study on Patalakhanda of Padma Purana.

While dividing the work into five chapters apart from the conclusion, the scholar has kept five important elements of literary criticism in her mind and has developed the thesis accordingly.

The first chapter present a full picture of the nature and nomenclature of the Puranas and their place in Sanskrit literature in general and Padma Purana in particular. The attempts made by the scholar to determine the time of authorship and the author of Padma Purana in this chapter are highly commendable. The subject-matter of Padma Purana forms the principal of this chapter.

The various episodes of Patalakhanda of Padma Purana have been narrated in the second chapter. The critical analysis of these episodes as done by the scholar while presenting the theme of the Patalakhanda deserves special mention. Needless to mention that this analytical study in a reflection of the innovative outlook of the scholar in respect of reviewing a research topic. Several components and characteristic of nature have been described in a beautiful was in the third chapter. While highlighting the beauty and significance of the nature, the scholar’s aesthetic sense to perceive a thing has been clearly visible and this has led the scholar to apply the principles of Eastern Aesthetics in her presentation. The poetic excellence along with the treatment of Rasa, Guna and Alankara has found place in fourth chapter, that forms the main part of the dissertation. The Micro-analysis of the Slokas of Padma Purana in the light of the parameters of Indian literary criticism is a glaring, instance of the original research, the scholar has intended to conduct. Various metres used in the concerned part of Padam Purana have been projected in chapter five and while doing so, the scholar has extensively referred to the principles of prosody. The finding of the entire intellectual exercise have been mentioned in the conclusion; which is extremely significant from the research point of view. The Bibliography appended to the dissertation containing the titles of the number of books referred by the scholar for preparing the thesis is an indicator of the deep and wide study and consultation of the scholar that has helped her in arriving at reliable conclusions. The exhibition of the research aptitude, hard work and devotion to work of the work of the scholar in preparing the thesis is noteworthy. On the whole, the present dissertation is a complete exposition of the research topic chosen by the scholar and the work is a useful contribution to the field of knowledge in the relevant field.

While congratulating the author for her outstanding work, I am confident that the book will be well-received by the scholars and researches for its innovative approach to this field of knowledge. Though the Almighty bless her; so that she could produce many more works of high standard in future to enrich the world of Sanskrit Literature and Indian Culture. I wish this publication a grand success.

 







Sample Pages


पदमपुराण का साहित्यिक अनुशीलन: A Literary Study of Padma Purana

Deal 20% Off
Item Code:
NZH058
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2012
Publisher:
ISBN:
8170816858
Language:
Hindi
Size:
9.0 inch X 5.5 inch
Pages:
263
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 390 gms
Price:
$31.00
Discounted:
$24.80   Shipping Free
You Save:
$6.20 (20%)
Look Inside the Book
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
पदमपुराण का साहित्यिक अनुशीलन: A Literary Study of Padma Purana
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 4885 times since 1st Apr, 2015


Foreword

It is a great pleasure to go through the book entitled “Padma Purana (Patal Khand) Ka Sahityika Anusheelan” prepared by Dr. Sanju Mishra and write a foreword to it. The book is a well-designed research work of high order that gives a clear picture of the topic in a systematic and methodical manner. Puranas have been composed in this country at different times to present a detailed socio-cultural and socio-political back ground of the respective periods of the Country in a very simple, lucid and impressive style. Compared to other types of literature written in Sanskrit, Puranas have become more popular among the readers and scholars due to their clarity, simplicity and lucidity of the style. As per the tradition, there are eighteen main Puranas (Mahapuranas) and another eighteen subsidiary Puranas (Upapuranas) and it is believed that all these Mahapuranas have been composed by one person i.e. Vyasa. It is told that “अष्टादशपुराणानां कर्त्ता सत्यवतीसुत “. But one pertinent point has been dominating the thought process of the researchers as to whether the same Vyasa could live for so many years and compose all the eighteen Puranas at different times or this “Vyasa” was an epithet for the author of the Puranas. The historicity of the Puranas is another area of conroversy on which several scholars are still working hard to determine the historical elements in the Puranas by differentiating the same from the fictitious ones. Although the Puranas deal with five principle areas like सर्ग, प्रतिसर्ग, वंश, मन्वन्तर and वंशानुचरति several Puranas describe so many other things that are very significant in the context of Indian literature and linguistics. Hence, research on the Puranas is bound to be continuous process; so that the researcher can be able to find out some new areas in the Puranas after attempting to trace some convincing solutions to the above-mentioned issues pertaining to the authorship, time and underlying spirit of the Puranas. The author of the present research work accepted by the University of Delhi for Ph. D. degree deserves appreciation for selecting such an important topic for research and making successful attempts to find out suitable solutions to the problems pertaining to the topic. It is highly commendable that the scholar has concentrated on a very significant dimension of the Padma Purana, i. e. literary study on Patalakhanda of Padma Purana.

While dividing the work into five chapters apart from the conclusion, the scholar has kept five important elements of literary criticism in her mind and has developed the thesis accordingly.

The first chapter present a full picture of the nature and nomenclature of the Puranas and their place in Sanskrit literature in general and Padma Purana in particular. The attempts made by the scholar to determine the time of authorship and the author of Padma Purana in this chapter are highly commendable. The subject-matter of Padma Purana forms the principal of this chapter.

The various episodes of Patalakhanda of Padma Purana have been narrated in the second chapter. The critical analysis of these episodes as done by the scholar while presenting the theme of the Patalakhanda deserves special mention. Needless to mention that this analytical study in a reflection of the innovative outlook of the scholar in respect of reviewing a research topic. Several components and characteristic of nature have been described in a beautiful was in the third chapter. While highlighting the beauty and significance of the nature, the scholar’s aesthetic sense to perceive a thing has been clearly visible and this has led the scholar to apply the principles of Eastern Aesthetics in her presentation. The poetic excellence along with the treatment of Rasa, Guna and Alankara has found place in fourth chapter, that forms the main part of the dissertation. The Micro-analysis of the Slokas of Padma Purana in the light of the parameters of Indian literary criticism is a glaring, instance of the original research, the scholar has intended to conduct. Various metres used in the concerned part of Padam Purana have been projected in chapter five and while doing so, the scholar has extensively referred to the principles of prosody. The finding of the entire intellectual exercise have been mentioned in the conclusion; which is extremely significant from the research point of view. The Bibliography appended to the dissertation containing the titles of the number of books referred by the scholar for preparing the thesis is an indicator of the deep and wide study and consultation of the scholar that has helped her in arriving at reliable conclusions. The exhibition of the research aptitude, hard work and devotion to work of the work of the scholar in preparing the thesis is noteworthy. On the whole, the present dissertation is a complete exposition of the research topic chosen by the scholar and the work is a useful contribution to the field of knowledge in the relevant field.

While congratulating the author for her outstanding work, I am confident that the book will be well-received by the scholars and researches for its innovative approach to this field of knowledge. Though the Almighty bless her; so that she could produce many more works of high standard in future to enrich the world of Sanskrit Literature and Indian Culture. I wish this publication a grand success.

 







Sample Pages


Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to पदमपुराण का साहित्यिक... (Hindu | Books)

सूरदास और पुरन्दरदास: Comparative Study of Surdas and Purandardas
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NZC921
$21.00$16.80
You save: $4.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sri Prasna Samhita
Item Code: NAI063
$57.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
दमा: Asthma (Homoeopathy and Ayurvedic Cure)
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NZK609
$21.00$16.80
You save: $4.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Over the years, I have purchased several statues, wooden, bronze and brass, from Exotic India. The artists have shown exquisite attention to details. These deities are truly awe-inspiring. I have been very pleased with the purchases.
Heramba, USA
The Green Tara that I ordered on 10/12 arrived today.  I am very pleased with it.
William USA
Excellent!!! Excellent!!!
Fotis, Greece
Amazing how fast your order arrived, beautifully packed, just as described.  Thank you very much !
Verena, UK
I just received my package. It was just on time. I truly appreciate all your work Exotic India. The packaging is excellent. I love all my 3 orders. Admire the craftsmanship in all 3 orders. Thanks so much.
Rajalakshmi, USA
Your books arrived in good order and I am very pleased.
Christine, the Netherlands
Thank you very much for the Shri Yantra with Navaratna which has arrived here safely. I noticed that you seem to have had some difficulty in posting it so thank you...Posting anything these days is difficult because the ordinary postal services are either closed or functioning weakly.   I wish the best to Exotic India which is an excellent company...
Mary, Australia
Love your website and the emails
John, USA
I love antique brass pieces and your site is the best. Not only can I browse through it but can purchase very easily.
Indira, USA
Je vis à La Martinique dans les Caraïbes. J'ai bien reçu votre envoi 'The ten great cosmic Powers' et Je vous remercie pour la qualité de votre service. Ce livre est une clé pour l’accès à la Connaissance de certains aspects de la Mère. A bientôt
GABRIEL-FREDERIC Daniel
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India