Vishnu Raj Atreya

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Vishnu Raj Atreya (Lato Saathi)
Vishnu Raj Atreya.jpg
Born10 November 1944
Kapilbastu, Nepal
NationalityNepalese
OccupationPoet and Scholar

Vishnu Raj Atreya (Nepali: विष्णुराज आत्रेय born on 10 November 1944) also known as Lato Saathi is a literary figure in Nepali language, Sanskrit language and Awadhi language. He uses the title "Latosathi" (meaning: Dumb Friend) in his poetry works.

Life[edit]

Atreya was born into a Brahmin family as the first son of Dev Raj Upadhayaya and Sharada Devi. He was born in Kapilvastu, Nepal.

Works[edit]

Atreya has worked in various universities and is also associated with many social and religious organizations. He has served as a Professor of Navya Vyakaran in Nepal Sanskrit University for seventeen years (1996-2013). Before joining that university he worked as a reader in Tribhuvan University (1988-1996), visiting professor in Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Banaras Hindu University (1980-1988) and lecturer and reader in Tribhuvan University (1970-1980).

Publications[edit]

Nepali[edit]

  1. Dhakre (ढाक्रे)
  2. Kapilbastu (कपिलवस्तु)
  3. Hami Bhitra ko Ma (हामीभित्रका म)
  4. Himalayo Nama Nagadhiraja
  5. Arjyal Vamsavali ra Kulwritta
  6. Bhu-Bhashika
  7. Nepali Hanuman Chalisa
  8. Kavita ma Latosathi
  9. Athato Jalan Gigyasa (अथातो जलान जिज्ञासा)
  10. Bheteka Pustak Tipeka Kura
  11. Nepali Sahitya ki Pratibha Varati Kharel
  12. Aansu ma Prakash
  13. Naya Meghdoot
  14. Shree Gandaki Devghat Mahatmya
  15. Shree Swasthani
  16. Vaidehi (वैदेही महाकाव्य)
  17. Dakshinkali Stotram
  18. Matrimahima (मातृमहिमा)
  19. Durwaseshwar

Sanskrit[edit]

  1. Kimupaharami
  2. Sarala
  3. Vyathavida
  4. Shree Shankaracharya
  5. Dhanyo Himawad Desha
  6. Hanumadayanam
  7. Shree Satyanarayan Kathamritam (श्रीसत्यनारायणकथामृतम्)

Awadhi[edit]

  1. Singighat

Awards[edit]

  1. Mahendra Vidhyabhushana "Kha" , Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal - 1973
  2. Kavi Bharati Samabhinandanam - Kavi Bharati Parishad, Banaras Hindu University, Varanashi, India - 1982
  3. Mahendra Vidhyabhushana "Ka", Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal - 1992
  4. Samman -Mahakavi Devakota Jayanti, Lalitpur, Nepal - 1996
  5. Gaddi Aarohan Rajat Mahotshav Padak - Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal - 1996
  6. Sadaramabhinandanam - Devaghatta Vaidikadhyatmika Sewa Parishad, Kathmandu, Nepal - Sanskritvarsham 1999 - 2000
  7. Dhirgha Sewa Padak - Mahendra Sanskrit University, Dang, Nepal - 1999
  8. Avinandan - Kapilavastu Samaj Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal -2000
  9. Bhawani Bhikshu Puraskar - Kapilavastu Sahitiyika Samaj, Kapilavastu, Nepal - 2000
  10. Virendra Aishwarya Seva Padak - Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal
  11. Rastriya Sanskrit Gaurav Samman - Kavi Ratna Krishna Prashad Ghimire Smriti Pratisthan, Kathmandu, Nepal - 2000
  12. Sanskrita Shree Samman - Vishwa Hindu Ekata Parishad, Kathmandu, Nepal - 2000
  13. Mahakavi Kalidash Award - Twenty Fourth International Astrological Conference, Kolkata, India - 2001
  14. Banga Janani Award - Twenty Fourth International Astrological Conference, Kolkata, India - 2001
  15. Jagatacharya Chandra Swami Award - Viswa Jyotish Vidhyapith, 2001
  16. Prabachan Praveen Samman - Pivata Bhagwatam Rasmalayam, Kathmandu, Nepal -2002
  17. Bharati Kharel Smaraka Vyakhyan Samman Ewam Puraskar - Bharati Kharel Pratisthan, Kathmandu, Nepal - 2003
  18. Avhinandan - Aryal Sewa Samaj, Kathmandu, Nepal - 2003
  19. Samman - Lumbini Society of Music, Arts and Literature, Kathmandu, Nepal - 2004
  20. Pratibha Samman Puraskar - Shree Dadhiram Marasini Memorial Academy, Kathmandu, Nepal - 2008
  21. Rudra Prashad Rijal Sanskrit Vidwat Puraskar - Rudra Prashad Rijal Smriti Puraskar Kosh, Hetauda, Nepal - 2010
  22. Sanskrit Bani Bhusan Samman - 2012
  23. Jyotish Hari Prashad Ghimire ' Hari Abhinav Puraskar' - 2013
  24. Nepal Sanskritik Sangh ' Dilliraj Upetri Smriti Puraskar' - 2014

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