Bibliotheca Indica Series

The Bibliotheca Indica, started in 1849 by Royal Asiatic Society, Bengal is perhaps the earliest Indological series. This series consists of a collection of rare and unpublished works belonging to or treating of Oriental literature and contains original text-editions as … Continue reading

Trivandrum Sanskrit Series – Anantasayana Samskrita Granthavali

Trivandrum Sanskrit Series (Anantasayana Samskrita Granthavali) is a collection of ancient, very rare and previously unpublished Sanskrit works published by Manuscripts Library, Trivandrum in the early part of 20th century. First book in Trivandrum Sanskrit Series – “Daivam”, a work … Continue reading

Samskrita Sabdartha Kaustubha – Sanskrit Hindi Dictionary – DP Chaturvedi 1928

Samskrita Sabdartha Kaustubha by Dwarikaprasad Chaturvedi is perhaps the most comprehensive and largest Sanskrit-Hindi Dictionary ever to be published. A good dictionary is an indispensable companion of a Sanskrit student (and of scholars). There are many popular Sanskrit-English dictionaries like … 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

Amara Kosa – the Sanskrit Thesaurus with notes & index

Amarakosa, Amarasinha’s Sanskrit thesaurus well-known to every Sanskrit student, is the oldest work of the kind now extant. According to tradition Amarasimha was one of the nine distinguished men (nava ratna) of the court of King Vikramaditya (4th Century CE). … Continue reading

Sanskrit English Dictionary – V S Apte

The Student’s Sanskrit-English Dictionary meets the need of the English knowing reader who is interested in the study of classical as well as modern Sanskrit. It covers a very large field- epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata, Puranas and … Continue reading