On The Interpretation of Some Doubtful Words In The Atharvaveda and Other Essays

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Counted among the foremost vedic scholars and philologists of his time, Tarapada Chowdhury taught Sanskrit at Patna University for close to a quarter of a century. This volume presents his landmark treatise On the Interpretation of Some Doubtful Words in the Atharvaveda, first published in 1931, along with six other classic essays on the Vedas, Ramayana, Linguistics of Bengali and the poetics of Kalidasa: ‘Theism in ?yurveda’ (1934); ‘The Vedas’ and ‘Ramayana’ first published in History of Philosophy: Eastern and Western edited by S. Radhakrishnan (1952); ‘The Un?dis?tras: A Review’ (1936); ‘Some Phonetic Peculiarities of the Bengali Dialect of Manbhum’ (1951) and ‘Linguistic?Aberrations?in?K?lid?sa’s?Writings’?(1951). The volume will be of immense interest to scholars of Sanskrit, Vedic?linguistics,?Kalidasa?and?Hindu?philosophy.

About the Author

Tarapada Chowdhury (1906-59) M.A., B.L., Ph.D (London) was Head of Department Sanskrit, Patna College, Patna University. He also taught Linguistics, German, French and Bengali at the University. Among his major works is Un?dis?trani (1940), Avyayaviveka (1946), and the critical editions of ?ai?iriya-?iks? (1935); Pary?yaratnam?l? (1946)?and?Pary?yamukt?vali?(1946).

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