Om Prakash Pande

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Dr. Om Prakash Pandey is a poet who won the Sahitya Akademi Award for Sanskrit in 2008.[1]

He is a professor and head of the Sanskrit department at Lucknow University[2][3][4] and has been visiting professor at Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris, and has also been visiting faculty in universities at Utrecht in the Netherlands, Torino in Italy, and Germany.[3][5] Based on his experiences in France, he wrote a Sanskrit work Rasapriya Paris Rajadhani, published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

He is also affiliated to Maharishi Sandipani Rashtriya Veda Vidya Prasthistan, Ujjain, and was appointed by the government on a task force to document and preserve Vedic chanting forms, under UNESCO’s World (intangible) Heritage Preservation programme.[6] They were inscribed on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists in 2008.[7] He has written a book on the Rudradhyaya of the Shankayana Shakha (branch) of the Rgveda.[citation needed]

In 2006 he was the victim of an assault by a student union leader demanding admission.[8] He is from Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, and has been writing since 1977.[9]

Works[edit]

  • Vaidik Sahitya aur Samskriti ka swarup (in Hindi). Vishwa Prakashan (A unit of Wylie Eastern) 1994, New Delhi, ISBN 81-7328-037-1
  • Rasapriya Paris Rajadhani (in Sanskrit). Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.[10]
  • Rgvediya-Shankayana Rudradhyaya. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, 2009. ISBN 978-81-85503-15-8[11]
  • Sarva-Veda-Rudradhyaya Sangraha. 2006. ISBN 81-7081-626-2.[12]
  • Jivanaparvanatakam: Hariscandropakhyanadhrtammaulikam Samskrta-natakam (Sanskrit play on Harishchandra). Penman Publishers, 1998. ISBN 978-81-85504-28-5[13]
  • Vaishnav Aagam Ke Vaidik Aadhaar (in Hindi). 2005. ISBN 978-81-7081-621-8[14]
  • Drashtavya Jagat Ka Yatharth (in Hindi). Prabhat Prakashan. ISBN 978-81-7315-524-6.[15]
  • Atharvavediya Parishist Granthon Ka Parisheelan (with Smt. Dr. Anjul Dubey) Nag Publishers, 2005. ISBN 978-81-7081-623-2.[16][17]
  • Romance with Sanskrit - Sanskrit Subodha, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series (C.S.St. 128).[18]
  • Rasapriyaa Vibhaavanam. Nag Publishers, 2005. ISBN 978-81-7081-613-3.[19]
  • Sadukti-karṇāmṛtam: with Hindi commentary, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, 2005.[20]
  • Ambika Dutt Vyas (Modern Sanskrit writer), Makers of Indian Literature series, 1993. ISBN 81-7201-502-X
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