Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra

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Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra (born 1943) is a Sanskrit author, poet, lyricist, playwright and the a former Vice-Chancellor of the Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi.[1][2] He has served as the head of department of Sanskrit in Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Indonesia, the oldest university of Indonesia.

Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra is the winner of Sahitya Akademi Award for Sanskrit for the year 1988.[3] He is popularly known as Triveṇī Kavi.[2] He has composed many books in Sanskrit, Hindi, English and Bhojpuri.

Personal life[edit]

He was born in Dronipur in Jaunpur district in Uttar Pradesh, to Pandit Durgaprasad Mishra and Abhiraji Devi. His Dīkṣā Guru is Jagadguru Rāmabhadrācārya, whose epic poem Gītarāmāyaṇam was released by him on January 14, 2011.[1] After retirement, he is settled in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

Major works[edit]

The major works of Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra are - [2]

  • Ikshugandha
  • Aranyani
  • Abhiraja-Yasobhushanam
  • Dhara-Mandaviyam
  • Janaki-Jivanam
  • Madhuparni
  • Samskrit Sahitya Mein Anyokti
  • Sapta-Dhara
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Abhiraja-Sahasrakam,
  • Natya-Panchagavyam
  • Natya-Panchamritam
  • Vag-Vadhuti
  • Mridvika
  • Srutimbhara
  • Bali-Dvipe Bharatiya Samskritih
  • Vimsa-Satabdi-Samskrita-Kavyamritam (ed.)
  • Sejarah Kesusatraan Sanskerta (History of Sanskrit in Bahasa Indonesia)
  • Suvarna-Dvipiya Rama-Katha
  • Samskrita-Satakam

Awards and honours[edit]

  • Sahitya Akademi Award for Sanskrit in 1988 for his collection of short stories Ikshugandha.[3]
  • Certificate of Honour from the President of India in 2002.[4]
  • Valmiki Samman[2]
  • Vachaspati Samman[2]
  • Vishva Bharati Samman by Uttar Pradesh Sanskrit Sansthan[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sharma, Sushil (February 2011). "Gītarāmāyaṇapraśastiḥ" [Praise of Gītarāmāyaṇam]. Śrītulasīpīṭha Saurabha (in Hindi). Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India: Shri Tulsi Peeth Seva Nyas. 14 (9): 14. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Meher, Dr. Harekrishna (May 7, 2008), Concept of Gīti and Mātrigītikāñjali Kāvya/Prof. Abhiraja Rajendra Mishra 
  3. ^ a b Kartik Chandra Dutt; Sahitya Akademi (1999). Who's who of Indian Writers, 1999: A-M. Sahitya Akademi. p. 754. ISBN 978-81-260-0873-5. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "Sanskrit, Arabic scholars honoured". The Hindu. February 7, 2002. 
  5. ^ Ganu, Veena; Gadge, Sharada; Karandikar, Renuka, eds. (July 23, 2016). "संस्कृतभवितव्यम्" [The future of Sanskrit] (in Sanskrit). Vol. 66 no. 16. Nagpur: Dr. Chandragupta Warnekar. p. 1.