Announcement of new publication

Mahendra Kumar Mishra mkmfolk at GMAIL.COM
Mon Mar 24 21:33:40 UTC 2008

Dear  Indologists
 I am Dr Mahendra Kumar Mishra from orissa , India.
Since last  25 years I have been working on Orissa cultture.
Recently my book oral Epics of Kalahandi ( kalahandi , a districtin
western part of Orissa  ruled by Naga and Chauhan Kings)
 this  book is a collection of oral epics from 7 ethnic groups and
their bardic tradition. The collection of epics were from the ethnic
cingers. the text  and interpretition is based on the poetics of
indian kavya parampara. That  is Dharma,Artha, kama  and Mokhsa.The
book is consists of 300 pages and has been published by national
Folklore Support center, Chennai. The book is available im the NFSC
or Dr Muthu Kumarswamy
muthu at

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 11:31 PM, Rasik Vihari Joshi Tripathi
<jrasik at> wrote:
> Thus is to announce my new book recently published by Chaukhamba
> Sanskrit Prakashan, Delhi.
> "Satyam" (Universal Truth) Sanskrit Kavya, comprising of five hundred
> three elegant Sanskrit verses with Hindi and English translation.This
> didactic Kavya represents my observations of human life. It is a
> treasure trove of apophthegms in which wise and noble, striking and
> original thoughts appear in poetic garb. It is to attain mind tranquil,
> to discriminate virtue and vice,  to discover Truth and Divine and to
> imbibe tolerence and brotherhood.
> Rasik Vihari Joshi
> Professor of Sanskrit

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