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Sanskrit Literature Rendered into Urdu

by: Shaik Abdul Ghani

In the past many Sanskrit works were translated into Persian and other Indian languages so as to reveal the glory of the Sanskrit language and its literary output. This book presents details of the Urdu translations covering the Vedic literature the Puranas and classical works on various subjects.

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ISBN: 9788124604885
Year Of Publication: 2009
Edition: 1st
Pages : xiv, 110
Bibliographic Details : Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Language : English
Binding : Paperback
Publisher: D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Size: 22 cm.
Weight: 200

Overview

Sanskrit literature is a vast tradition, its literary activity being one of the oldest in the world. In the past, many Sanskrit works were translated into Persian and other Indian languages so as to reveal the glory of the Sanskrit language and literary output to all. This book is an attempt to present Urdu translations of Sanskrit literature. The translations include the Gayatri mantra and a few random lines/verses from the Arthashastra, the epic literature especially the Bhagavad Gita, Kalidasa’s plays, Bahrtrhari’s Shatakas, the Yoga Darshana of Patanjali and the Kapila Sutras on Sankhya philosophy, in a simple manner and with clarity. It includes a detailed list of various works of Sanskrit translations into Urdu covering the Vedic literature, the Puranas, Sanskrit classical literature like the epics, drama, lyrics, poetry, prose, romance, popular tales and scientific literature on grammar, phonetics, medicine, the law, astronomy and mathematics.

Contents

Foreword
Appreciation
Acknowledgement
1. Introduction
2. The Vedic Literature
3. Puranas
4. Dharma Shastras
5. The Artha Shastra
6. The Ramayana and The Mahabharata
7. The Bhagavad Gita
8. Classical Literature
9. The Systems of Philosophy
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

Meet the Author
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Shaikh Abdul Ghani is a scholar of Sanskrit and Hindi who has combined his knowledge of them along with that of Urdu to come up with research works on the contribution of Muslims to Sanskrit literature and inter-lingual translations.
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