Nara Nath Acharya

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Pandit, Kaviraj
Nara Nath Acharya
Naranath Acharya bg pictyre.jpg
Picture taken during 1980
Native name पण्डित कविराज नरनाथ अाचार्य
Born 1 April 1906
Tanahun,Nepal
Died 7 May 1988 (82 years)
Kathmandu , Nepal
Residence Chundi Ramgha, Tanahun, Nepal
Nationality Nepali
Education Bachelor's in Ayurveda
Occupation Kaviraj (Ayurvedic Physician), Writer, Poet
Years active 1926-1988
Notable work Authentic(True) biography of Adikavi Bhanubhakta Acharya
Spouse(s) Gangamaya Devi
Children 8
Parent(s) Loka Nath Acharya (Father), Yashoda Devi (Mother)
Relatives Bhanubhakta Acharya (Grand Uncle), Narahari Acharya (Nephew)

Pandit Kaviraj Nara Nath Acharya (Nepali:पण्डित कविराज नरनाथ आचार्य) (1906–1988) was the author of the Authentic (True) Biography of Bhanubhakta Acharya (1814–1868), first published in 1960.[1] The second edition of the book was published in year1979.[2] He elaborated Bhanubhakta's works by publishing many of the poet's work for the first time and threw some new lights in the poet's life.[3] He had published the historical facsimile of Bhanubhakta's letters for the first time.[4] He was a grand nephew of Bhanubhakta Acharya. He was a Pandit (Sanskrit Scholar) and a Kaviraj (Ayurvedic physician) by profession.[5]

Works[edit]

Letter of Bhanubhakta Acharya to his son (1858), First published by Nara Natha Acharya in 1960 in his book

His other published books are listed below.[6]

  • Vadhu Rakshā (In Defense of the Daughters-in-law), Harischandrakatha and Subhashitsangraha (In a single book, 1959)
  • Ādikavi Bhānubhakta Ācāryako saccā jı̄vanacarittra (First Edition 1960, Second Edition 1979)
  • Lakshahom Yajyako Varnan (1961)
  • Lakshahuti Pancadasi(First and Second, 1976)
  • Kavita Sangraha (Collections of Poems)1983
  • Padyamālā (Garland of Verses) 1983
  • Caturasitipujavidhih (Published posthumously in 2006)

External links[edit]

  • Āchārya, Naranātha; Śivarāja Āchārya; Sāmbarāja Āchārya; Jayaraj Acharya (1979). Ādikavi Bhānubhakta Ācāryako saccā jı̄vanacarittra. Kathmandu: Naranātha Āchārya. OCLC 10023122. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Subedi, Abhi Nepali Literature: Background & History p211, Sajha Prakashan, 1978
  2. ^ Acharya, Pandit Kaviraj Nara Nath Adikavi Bhanubhakta Acharyako Sacca Jivancaritra 1979
  3. ^ Pradhan, Kumar A History of Nepali Literature p217, Sahitya Academy, 1984
  4. ^ Pradhan, Parasmani Adikavi Bhanubhakta Acharya p26, Bhagya Laxmi Prakashan, 1979
  5. ^ Dhakal, Yashoda Nara Nath Acharyako Jivani, Vyaktitva Ra Krititvako Adhyayan, Masters Thesis in Nepali of Tribhuvan University
  6. ^ Acharya, Pandit Kaviraj Naranath Sharma, Chaturashitipujapaddhatih, Svaddhyayashala 2006