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Rama Nath Sharma
,  Male ,  Indian ,  Professor of Sanskrit

Rama Nath Sharma was born (1939) in a family of traditional Sanskrit scholars. He studied Sanskrit from his father Padmashree Pandit Raghunath Sharma, the author of the commentary Ambakartri on the Vakyapadiyam of Bhartrihari. After doing MA in Hindi Literature and MA in General Linguistics, he taught Linguistics at the University of Allahabad during 1962-66. He earned his PhD (1971) in General Linguistics from the University of Rochester, New York, and also taught Linguistics there (1971-76). He joined the faculty of University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii (1976). He also served as the Chairman of South Asian Studies and became Professor in 1987, and also was Chairman of the Department of Hawaiian and Indo-Pacific Languages (1997–2000).
Prof. Sharma is an internationally recognized scholar of Sanskrit, with expertise in Panini’s Sanskrit grammar, the Ashtadhyayi 5th century bce. He published a six-volume translation study of the Ashtadhyayi (1987–2003), and a five-volume study on the Kashikavritti of Vamana and Jayaditya (in print with D.K. Printworld, 2017).

1. The Indian Linguistics Tradition and Panini Centre for Studies in Civilizations 2009

2. The World Outside on the World Inside Centre for Studies in Civilizations 2009

3. Sahron ka Sahar Banaras Vishva 2008

4. Samskara

5. Vaidika Vangmaya ka Svarupa Vishva 2007

6. Vak, Sabda, Sabdatattva and Veda 2007

7. Sanskrit Studies Vol. I D.K. Printworld 2005

8. Sphotavada Centre for Studies of Civilizations 2006

9. Standardization of Sanskrit Grammar Centre for Studies of Civilizations 2006

10. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, Vol. VI Munshiram Manoharlal 2003

11. Story of Ravana Visva-Viveka 2002

12. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, Vol. I Munshiram Manoharlal 2002

13. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, Vol. V Munshiram Manoharlal 2001

14. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, Vol. IV Munshiram Manoharlal 1999

15. Panini, Katyayana and Patanjali Centre for Studies 1999

16. The Gayatri Mantra 1999

17. On Dharma and Karma 1999

18. Brahmanatva 1999

19. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, Vol. IV Munshiram Manoharlal 1998

20. Women in Vedic Rituals 1998

21. Mahabharata mem adiparva ka amsavatara Vishva Viveka 1998

22. Ksama Karo Satyakama Ksama karo Jabala Vishva Viveka 1997

23. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, Vol. III Munshiram Manoharlal 1995

24. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, Vol. II Munshiram Manoharlal 1992

25. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, Vol. I Munshiram Manoharlal 1987

26. Hindibhasha ki Rupasamracana Sahitya Sahakara 1985

27. Samakalana: Bhashasashtra ke Sutradhara National Publishing House 1984

28. Panini as a Variationist 1983

29. On the Notion of Grammar in Panini Indo-Pacifica 1981

30. An Introduction to Panini Indo-Iranian Journal 1979

31. Vyakarana-Mahabhashya Indo-Iranian Journal 1978

32. Panini Vyakaran me Prajanak Pravidhiya 1976

33. Word Derivation in Panini Folia Linguistica 1976

34. Referential Indices in Panini Indo-Iranian Journal 1975

35. Panduranga Damodara Gune Hindi Encyclopaedia 1966

36. Sapir, Edward Hindi Encyclopaedia 1966

37. Langue aur Parole Parishad Patrika 1965

38. Bhasiya manacirtro ka Itihas Parishad Patrika 1964

39. Pravidhik anuvad aur paribhasik sabdavali 1964

40. Paribhasika sabdavali 1964

41. Bharatiya bhasha sarvekshan aur George Grierson 1964

42. Hindi sarvanama Sammelan Patrika 1963

43. Bhojpuri Vishesano ka vibhaktiparak adhyayan Sammelan Patrika 1963

44. Bhaugolik Bhashavijnan Hindustani 1963

45. Dhvani Uccaran me svartantriyo ka yog Allahabad University Magazine

46. Bhojpuri Sajnapado ka Bibhaktiparak Adhyayan, Sammelan Patrika 1962

47. Bedhabji: ek nikat darshan AJ 1960

48. Unnis say athavan ka patra-patrika sahitya AJ 1959

49. Rahulji: ek sakshatkara Allahabad University Magazine 1959

50. Aj Chand Phir… AJ 1959

51. Shakuntala AJ 1959

52. Devar-bhabhi AJ 1959

53. Lakhansen Padmavati Katha AJ 1959

54. Prasad ki Saundarya Sadhana AJ 1959

55. Suni Ghati ka geet AJ 1959

56. Kanupriya AJ 1959

57. Sanket AJ 1959

58. Bapu ne kaha tha AJ 1959

59. Acarya Parashuram Caturvedi AJ 1959

60. Tin Kavitayen AJ 1959

61. Sah aur sayar Bahadurshah Zafar Ajanta 1957

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