Sriharsa - Makers of Indian Literature

Sriharsa - Makers of Indian Literature

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Item Code: IDE089
Author: A. N. Jani
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi, Delhi
Language: English
Edition: 1996
ISBN: 8172017774
Pages: 72
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.5" X 5.5"
Weight 100 gm
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From the Jacket:

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.


About the Author:

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.




1. Life 7
2. Home 15
3. Works 27
4. Date 36
5. Erudition 42
6. Naisadhiyacaritam - Summary 48
7. Sources and Innovations 53
8. As a Poet 58
  Abbreviations 69
  Bibliography 70

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