Sarasvati Susama

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Sārasvatī Suṣamā Sanskrit: सारस्वती सुषमा (Quarterly Sanskrit Research Journal) established in 1942 and published quarterly, the Sārasvati Susamā has long been considered the premier journal of Sanskrit .[1]

Origin[edit]

Sārasvati Susamā was initially published from Government Sanskrit College Benares in 1942. The editors were:

  • Dr. Mangal Dev Shastri
  • Tribhuvan Prasad Upadhyay
  • Kubernath Shukla

Reputation[edit]

During 1958, this college merged into Sampurnanand Sanskrit University. Thereafter this journal was published by the Director, Research Institute, Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi, India.[2]

Editors[edit]

From 1957 editors of the journal are

S.No. Name of Editor Period No. of Years
1. Kshetresa Chandra Chattopadhyaya 1957-1965 8
2. Baldev Upadhyaya 1966-1968 2
3. Badarinath Shukla 1968-1970 2
4. Dr. B.P.T. Vagish Shastri 1970-1996 26
5. Dr. Adya Prasad Mishra 1996-1997 1
6. Dr. Shrikant Pandey 1997-1998 1
7. Dr. Rahas Bihari Dwivedi 1999-2000 1
8. Dr. Rajaram Shukla 2001 onwards till date 6

Nature of Publication[edit]

Sārasvati Susamā publishes articles on the following topics.[3]

  • Research articles on oriental learnings.
  • Research articles on Pali, Prakrit, Apabhramsa and Culture.
  • Unpublished small manuscripts edited by scholars.
  • Criticism of the books.
  • Continuation work on Purana Index.
  • Other treaties.

References[edit]

  1. ^ George Cardona, PANINI, A survey of research, Mouton & Co., B.V. Publisher, The Hauge, 1976.
  2. ^ R.N. Dandekar, VEDIC BIBLIOGRAPHY Vol.I, Vol. II, Vol. III, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Poona. Government Oriental Series, 1973.
  3. ^ Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Kashi ki Panditya Parampara, Vishwavidyalaya Prakashan, Varanasi, 1983.