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Rajendran Chettiarthodi
1952

Dr C. Rajendran, former Head of the Department of Sanskrit, University of Calicut and Visiting Professor at École des Hautes études en Sciences Sociale, Paris (2005) and Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland (2014) is currently Dean and Visiting Professor, Faculty of Sanskrit Literature at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady. His works include Vyaktiviveka: A Critical Study (2001), Studies in Comparative Poetics (2010), Eco Aesthetic Studies in Kalidasa (2018), Excursions in Indian Aesthetics (2018) and Sisupalavadha (English tr. 2019). He has delivered lectures at Cambridge, Brussels, Warsaw, Berlin, Helsinki, Milan, Leipzig, Aix En Provence, Singapore, Vancouver and Cagliari. e-mail:crajenin@yahoo.com.

Ramakrishna Sanskrit Award, Vachaspati Award, Keralapanini Award, Parikshit Award, Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, G.N. Pillai Endowment Award, M.S. Menon Endowment Award, I.C. Chacko Endowment Award, O.K. Munshi Award, Sanskrta Bhasha Vibhooshan Award.

1. President, Kerala Society For Linguistic Research.
2. Life Member AIOC.
3. Member IASS.

1. Mahimabhatta’s Concept of Samasa, Vinjanakairali, Trivandrum, 1979
2. Musical Instruments of Natyasastra, Journal of Kerala Sangita Nataka Academy, Trichur, 1980
3. Vakyam Rasatmakam Kavyam, Viswasamskrtam, Hoshiarpur, 1983
4. Kalidasa’s Concept of Theatre, Journal of Kerala Sangita Nataka Academy, Trichur, 1983
5. Vyaktiviveka and Marar’s Concept of Samasa, Bhashasahiti, University of Kerala, 1983
6. The Concept of Form in Sanskrit Poetics, Adyar Library Bulletin, Madras, 1984
7. Deviations in Kutiyattam, Bhashasahiti, University of Kerala, 1985
8. Mahimabhatta and Svabhavokti, Malayala Vimarsam, Calicut University, 1985
9. Bhattanayaka’s Concept of Poetry, Malayala Vimarsam, Calicut University, 1985
10. The Problem of the Creative Process in Sanskrit, Adyar Library Bulletin, Madras, 1985
11. Some Problems in Sabdasaktimuladhvani, Viswasamskrtam, Hoshiarpur, 1985
12. Mahimabhatta’s Concept of A lankaras, Adyar Library Bulletin, Madras, 1986
13. Reference of Buddhistic Philosophy in Dhvanyaloka, Vishveshvarananda Indological Journal, Punjab University, 1987
14. Some Problems in the Translation of Classics from Sanskrit, Journal of Russian Literature in Indian Languages, Dept. of Russian, Calicut University, 1987
15. Staging the Play in Natyasastra, Vijnanakairali, Trivandrum, 1987
16. Painting in Ancient India, Malayala Vimarsam, Calicut University, 1987
17. Melpathur Narayana Bhattatiri, Malayalam Literary Survey, Journal of Kerala Sahitya Academy, Trichur, 1987
18. Position of Particles and Predicatives in Sanskrit Word Order, Oriental Journal, S.V. University, Tirupati, 1988
19. Democratic Principles in the Polity of Ancient India, Oriental Journal, S.V. University,
Tirupati, 1991
20. Principles of Vedic Exegesis and the Paspasahnika of Mahabhashya, Journal of Oriental Institute, Baroda, 1992
21. Anandavardhana’s Principles of Evaluation, Oriental Journal, S.V. University, Tirupati, 1994
22. Music and Musical Instruments in Natyasastra, Oriental Journal, S.V. University, Tirupati, 1994
23. A Note On Ananadavardhana’s Concept of A lankaras, Adyar Library Bulletin, Madras, 1997
24. Reference to Ayurvedic Principles in Sanskrit Literature, Aryavaidyan, Vol. 10, No. 3, 1997
25. Mahmabhatta on Apasabdas, Annuls of Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune, 1998
26. Dhvani Theory-A Post-Structuralist Perspective, Adyar Library Bulletin, Madras, 1998
27. Sanskrit Plays in Kutiyattam Tradition, Dr. M. Sivakumaraswamy Felicitation Volume Ed. D. Prahlada Char et.al, 1998
28. Caturanga Movements in Rudrata’s Kavyalankara, Adyar Library Bulletin, Madras, 2001
29. Influence of Buddhistic Philosophy on Mahimabhatta, Oriental Journal, S. V. University,
Tirupati, 2001
30. The Concept of Beauty in Indian Tradition, Sandhan, New Delhi, 2001
31. Traditional Caturanga as preserved in Kerala, Indian Views Ed. Manfred Eder, et.al. Keilkheim, Germany, 2001
32. Orientalism vis-à-vis Classical Sanskrit Literature, Indology Past, Present and Future Ed.Saroja Bhate Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2002
33. Influence of Purvamimansa on A lankarasastra, Adyar Library Bulletin, Madras, 2003
34. Tatparya and Literary Language, Intentionality and Verbal Understanding Ed. V.N. Jha, 2003
35. Prasajyapratisedha and Paryudasa, Mahasvini, Tatacharya Felicitation, Volume, Tirupati, 2004
36. Exploring the possibilities of finding out the nature of Chess in its Original Form, Initiativgrouppe Konigstein Okkasioneller Roundbrief 29 Ed . Eghert Meissenburg Seevetal, Germany, 2004
37. Sanskrit Kavyas of Post-Independence Kerala, Post Independence Sanskrit Literature -A Critical Survey, Ed. M.K.Prajapati, Patan, 2005
38. Management Principles in the organisation of sacrifices, Encyclopaedia of Indian Wisdom, Ed. R.K.Sharma, New Delhi, 2005
39. Rajadharma According to Mahabharata, The Concept of Rajadharma Ed. Dr. Michael, 2005
40. Sociolinguistic Problems in Natyasastra, Avanisri Avanindrakumar Felicitation Volume Ed. Mithilesh Chaturvedi et.al, 2005
41. Environmental Awareness in Ancient India, Does Environmental History Matter? Ed.Ranjan Chakrabarti, Kolkata, 2006
42. Sanskrit in Contemporary India-Evolution and Status, Studies in Linguistics, Ed. G. Balasubramanian, Calicut, 2006
43. Humanising Nature-A study in the imagery of Kalidasa, Cracow Indological Studies, Ed. Lidia Sudyka, Krakow, 2006
44. Encountering the Forest-Kalidasa’s perceptions on hunting, Pandanus, Charles University, Prague, 2006
45. Aspects of Architecture in Silparatna, Sanskrit in Technological Age Ed.P.C. Muraleemadhavan et.al, 2006.
46. Some Syntactical Issues in Mahimabhatta, Sabdikavagisa Ed. Prof. Peri Subbarayan, 2006
47. Indian knowledge systems : the notion of linear progression, Nyaya-Vasistha : Felicitation Volume of Pro. V.N. Jha/Uj jwala Jha, Toshihiro Wada, Nirmala Kulkarni and Arun Ran jan Mishra, 2006
48. Is Rasa an Illusion? A study in Mahimabhatta’s Aesthetics, Adyar Library Bulletin, Madras, 2007
49. Vacikabhinaya in Kerala’s Traditional Sanskrit Theatre, Sangeet Nataka, Sangeeta Nataka Akademi, New Delhi 2007
50. Business Unusual: bana’s description of Dawn in Harsacarita, Cracow Indological Studies, Ed.Lidia Sudyka, Krakow, 2007
51. The First Among the Learned – Kashmiri Poeticians on Grammarians, Linguistic Traditions of Kashmir edited by Mrinal Kau’ & Ashok Aklujkar, 2007
52. Kutiyattam: The Surviving Sanskrit Theatre of Kerala, Sandhan, Vol. VIII No.1.January- June, 2009
53. “The snow did not destroy his glory”- Kalidasa’s perceptions on Himalaya, Pandanus, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 2009
54. The Angry Ascetic and the Pacifying Monarch-A socio-cultural study in Kalidasa’s poetry, Kings and Ascetics in Indian classical literature Universita Degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy, 2010
55. Caturanga passages in Harsacarita: A fresh look, Adyar Library Bulletin, Madras, 2010
56. Changing Paradigms in Performance: Kutiyattam in Historical Perspective Samskrtavitnarsa, Journal of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, (Deemed University), New Delhi, 2012
57. Towards a More Inclusive Indology: Problems and Prospects, Actas Universitatis Carolinae Charles University of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, 2012
58. Portraits and Icons:A study of Memory sites in Bhasa, Annall Della Facolta Di Lettere E Filosofia, University of Cagliari, Italy, 2012
59. The Actual and the Imagined: Perspectives and Approaches in Indian Classical Literature, Approaches to World Literature(Ed.), Joachim Kupper, Frie University, Berlin, 2013
60. Sanskritising Regional History:A Study in the Historiography of Musakavamso, Cracow Indological Series, Vol.XV..Ed.Lidia Sudyka & Anna Nictecka Krakow, Poland, pp.67-80, 2013
61. Description of Mahasveta: A Study in the Stylistic Devices of Banabhatta, Stylistic Devices in Indian Literature and Arts, Universita Degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy, pp107-116, 2013 62. When the King is Captured: Perceptions of Heroism in Bhasa’s Pratijnayaugandharayana, Indological taurinensia, Ed.Tiziana Pontillo, Italy, pp240-252, 2014
63. The sacred and the Profane: Gleanings from the Discourses of Dance Traditions of Ancient India, Sripting Dance in Contemporary India Ed.Maratt Mythili Anoop and Varun Gulati Lanham, 2016

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