Swapnavasavadatta of Bhasa – Skt text with English translation & notes

Sanskrit Text with English translation and notes of Swapnavasavadatta (The dream of Vasavadatta) of Bhasa (3rd Century BCE) by A.B. Gajendragadkar. The plot of Svapnavasavadatta is drawn from the romantic narratives about the Vatsa king Udayana and Vasavadatta, the daughter … Continue reading

Laghu Paniniyam of A. R. Rajaraja Varma

“Laghu Paniniyam”  is a brief introduction to classical Sanskrit grammar, on the lines of Panini. In this text the more important sutras of Ashtadhyayi are so arranged as to bring together the relevant sutras bearing on a particular topic. The … Continue reading

Sanskrit Sanskrit Dictionaries – Sabdakalpadruma & Vachaspatyam

Sanskrit Dictionaries – General Introduction The history of Sanskrit dictionary is, perhaps, older than that of the Sanskrit Grammar. It got started with Vedic Concordance named ‘Nighantu’. In reality, instead of being a dictionary, Nighantu is more or less a … Continue reading

Vritta Ratnakara of Kedara Bhatta with Sanskrit & Hindi Commentaries – Nrisimhadeva Sastri

Vritta Ratnakara of Kedara Bhatta (14th Century CE) is one of the most popular texts on Sanskrit prosody. Though there are many books on Sanskrit prosody by eminent authors like Kalidasa, Kshemendra, etc, Vritta Ratankara continues to be an essential … Continue reading

History of Classical Sanskrit Literature – M Krishnamachariar

History of Classical Sanskrit Literature by M Krishnamachariar contains an elaborate account of all branches of Classical Sanskrit Literature on the basis of literary, epigraphical and archaelogical sources. It has 23 chapters, each chapter dealing with a particular topic arranged … Continue reading

Dasakumaracharitam of Dandi – Sanskrit text with English Notes by M. R. Kale

Complete text of Dasakkumara Charitam authored by renowned Sanskrit poet Dandi with Sanskrit Commentary Various Readings, a Literal English Translation, Explanatory and Critical Notes and an Exhaustive Introduction by M. R. Kale. The Dasakumaracarita relates the adventures of ten princes … Continue reading