Vedic Texts: A Revision: Professor C.G. Kashikar Felicitation Volume

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Vedic Texts: A Revision: Professor C.G. Kashikar Felicitation Volume

The compilation of critical editions of Vedic texts, which was being done at the time by a number of different Vedic Scholars in India, resulted in the publication of Vedic Texts: A Revision. On the occasion of Prof. C.G. Kashikar's eightieth birth anniversary, this volume, which consists of the specimens of the forthcoming critical editions of Vedic Texts, is presented to him as a tribute of respectful gratitude for his profound scholarship in the field of Vedic ritualistic studies. The specimens are presented in this volume as a tribute of respectful gratitude. This volume contains excerpts from eight different Vedic books, including the Maitrayani Samhita, Gopatha Brahmana, Aitareya Aranyaka, Baudhayana Srautasutra, and Manava Srautasutra. The academics who have been tasked with the revision of these eight works are already relatively acquainted with the individual works, as well as conversant with the appropriate method of operation. In addition, this volume has a foreword written by Professor R.N. Dandekar, a biographical sketch, biodata, and a bibliography of Professor C.G. Kashikar's publications and a selection of his papers.

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C. G. Kashikar


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Vedic Texts: A Revision: Professor C.G. Kashikar Felicitation Volume

The compilation of critical editions of Vedic texts, which was being done at the time by a number of different Vedic Scholars in India, resulted in the publication of Vedic Texts: A Revision. On the occasion of Prof. C.G. Kashikar’s eightieth birth anniversary, this volume, which consists of the specimens of the forthcoming critical editions of Vedic Texts, is presented to him as a tribute of respectful gratitude for his profound scholarship in the field of Vedic ritualistic studies. The specimens are presented in this volume as a tribute of respectful gratitude. This volume contains excerpts from eight different Vedic books, including the Maitrayani Samhita, Gopatha Brahmana, Aitareya Aranyaka, Baudhayana Srautasutra, and Manava Srautasutra. The academics who have been tasked with the revision of these eight works are already relatively acquainted with the individual works, as well as conversant with the appropriate method of operation. In addition, this volume has a foreword written by Professor R.N. Dandekar, a biographical sketch, biodata, and a bibliography of Professor C.G. Kashikar’s publications and a selection of his papers.

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C. G. Kashikar

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Prof. C. G. Kashikar is one of the few scholars in recent times, who have made outstanding contribution towards the understanding of the literature and practice of Vedic ritual. Born in 1910 at Satara, Maharashtra State, Prof. Kashikar did his post-graduation in Sanskrit from the Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune, in 1934. The University of Poona awarded him D. Litt. in 1966, for his outstanding work, Sutras of Bharadvaja. He worked in various institutes, namely, Vaidika Samsodhana Mandala, University of Poona, Deccan College and Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth in various capacities and held important positions-educational and administrative as well. There are eighteen works and over a hundred research articles to his credit. Besides Vedic studies, his works on Ayurveda are also well-appreciated by scholars. He has guided six students for their Ph.D. Recently he has been honoured by the President of India with an award for his scholarship in Sanskrit language and literature. Prof. Kashikar is presently working as Hon. Professor and the Chief Editor of Vedic Concordance Project of Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune.

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 10 × 11 × 12 cm
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C. G. Kashikar, R. N. Dandekar

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