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Harekrishna Meher (May 5, 1956 - ) was born at Sinapali, Nuapara District of Orissa in a renowned poetic family. His father was Poet Narayan Bharasa Meher and mother Smt. Sumati Meher. His grandfather Poet Manohar Meher is regarded as 'Ganakavi' of Western Orissa. He has excellent qualifications being topper in his career : B.A (Sanskrit Honours) from Ravenshaw College, Utkal University ; M.A.(Sanskrit) and Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University. He joined Orissa Education Service (OES) in 1981 as Lecturer in Sanskrit. Currently he resides at Bhawanipatna working as Sr. Reader and Head of the Department of Sanskrit, Govt. Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna. He mainly writes in Sanskrit, Hindi, English, Oriya and Koshali languages in the field of literature, music and language. He is a Sanskrit scholar, a noted researcher, writer, critic, poet, composer of songs, orator and translator. He is a well-known creative lyricist of Modern Sanskrit Literature. His endeavours for simplification and modernization of Sanskrit language are appreciable. His tri-lingual (Hindi, English and Sanskrit) translations of Gangadhar Meher's Tapasvini Kavya are remarkable.

Literary Awards[edit]

  • Gangadhar Samman (2002)
  • Gangadhar Saraswat Samman (2002)
  • Jayakrishna Mishra Kavya Samman (2003)
  • Vidyaratna Pratibha Samman (2005)
  • Gangadhar Samman - Ashok Chandan Memorial Award (2009)
  • Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy Smarak Samman (2010)
  • Haripriya Mund Memorial Gangadhar Meher Samman (2010).

Publications[edit]

Main
1. Philosophical Reflections in the Naisadhacarita (Ph.D. Thesis) ISBN :81-85094-21-7
2. Naishadha-Mahakavye Dharma-Shastriya Pratiphalanam
3. Sahitya Darpana: Alankara (With Oriya-Sanskrit Commentaries) ISBN : 81-7411-12-7
4. Manohar Padyavali of Poet Manohar Meher (Edited)
5. Srikrishna Janma
6. Matrigitikanjalih (Original Modern Sanskrit Gitikavya)[1]
7. Tapasvini (Hindi Version of Poet Gangadhar Meher's Oriya Kavya) [2] [3]
8. Tapasvini of Gangadhara Meher (English Version of Oriya Kavya 'Tapasvini') -

ISBN : 81-87661-63-1. (ISBN-13: 9788187661634)

9. Koshali Meghaduta (Kalidasa's Meghaduta into Koshali language)
ISBN : 13 978-93-80758-03-9


Translated
1. Niti-Sataka, Sringara-Sataka and Vairagya-Sataka of Bhartrihari
2. Naishadhacharita (IX Canto) of Sriharsha
3. Kumara-Sambhava (I, II, V, VII Cantos) of Kalidasa
4. Raghuvamsha (II Sarga) of Kalidasa
5. Shiva Tandava Stotra
6. Rama-Raksha-Stotra (with Shiva-Raksha-Stotra)
7. Vishnu-Sahasra-Nama
8. Gayatri Sahasra Nama.

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