Complete Collection of Kavyamala Series of Books of Nirnaya Sagar Press

Kavyamala Series of Books of Nirnaya Sagar Press, Mumbai published during late 19th and early 20th centuries. Kavyamala is a collection of ancient, very rare and previously unpublished Sanskrit works. There were two separate series – 14 volumes of Kavyamala … 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 Teacher by Kamalashankar Trivedi Parts 1 and 2

This 2 volume set is an introductory text to Sanskrit grammar & literature. The author has included the cream of Sanskrit literature in every lesson so as to elevate the mind of the students to a high plane of morality … Continue reading

Samskrita Vakya Prabodh – Swami Dayanand

A Primer of Sanskrit Conversation authored by Swami Dayananda Saraswati (1824-’83), the founder of Aryasamaj, with a view to popularise Sanskrit. The author has provided simple sentences in Sanskrit which can be used by the students in various situations in … Continue reading

Dasakumaracharitam of Dandi – English Translation

English Prose Translation of Dasakkumara Charitam (The Adventures of Ten Princes) authored by renowned Sanskrit poet Dandi. The Daśakumāracarita relates the adventures of ten princes in their pursuit of love and royal power. It contains stories of common life and … Continue reading

Mrichchakatika – English Translation of Sanskrit Play

Regarded as one of the earliest Indian plays written in Sanskrit, Mricchakatika (The Little Clay Cart) is a Sanskrit play written by Shudraka in the 2nd century BCE. The main story is about a young man named Charudatta of Pataliputra … Continue reading

Malavikagnimitram of Kalidasa – English Translation

English Prose Translation of Malavikagnimitram, the first play composed by the great poet Kalidasa. Often it is called Kalidasa Malavikagnimitram, as an honor to Kalidasa. This beautiful play of intrigue grips its readers and keeps them glued till the very … Continue reading

Sakuntala of Kalidasa – English Translation

English Prose Translation of “Abhijnaana Saakuntalam of Kalidasa” by Sir Monier Williams (1819–1899). The term Shakuntala means one who is brought up by birds (Shakun). There are references stating that Shakuntala was found by Rishi Kanva in forest as a … Continue reading

Panchatantra – English – Aurther W Rider

A complete English translation of Panchatantra – A vivid retelling of India’s most famous collection of fables. According to Indian tradition, the Panchatantra was written around 200 BCE by Pandit Vishnu Sarma, a sage. However, based as it is on … Continue reading