Rahul Sankrityayan





Rahul Sankrityayan


Born
in Azamgarh, India
April 09, 1893

Died
April 14, 1963

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Sankrityayan was a multilingual linguist, well versed in several languages and dialects, including Hindi, Sanskrit, Pali, Bhojpuri, Urdu, Persian, Arabic, Tamil, Kannada, Tibetan, Sinhalese, French and Russian. He was also an Indologist, a Marxist theoretician, and a creative writer. He started writing during his twenties and his works, totalling well over 100, covered a variety of subjects, including sociology, history, philosophy, Buddhism, Tibetology, lexicography, grammar, textual editing, folklore, science, drama, and politics. Many of these were unpublished.He translated Majjhima Nikaya from Prakrit into Hindi.

One of his most famous books in Hindi is Volga Se Ganga (A journey from the Volga to the Ganges) — a work of historical fictio
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वोल्गा से गंगा

4.25 avg rating — 646 ratings — published 1942 — 10 editions
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Ghumakkar Shastra

3.76 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1948 — 5 editions
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Darshan Digdarshan

4.33 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1942 — 2 editions
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বৌদ্ধ দর্শন

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3.62 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2011
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Oor Sutri Puranam | ஊர்ச் ச...

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সিংহ সেনাপতি

4.18 avg rating — 11 ratings2 editions
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अकबर

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Yatra Ke Panne

4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2007
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तुम्हारी क्षय

4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1954 — 2 editions
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কিন্নর দেশে

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“बहुतों ने पवित्र, निराकार, अभौतिक, प्लेटोनिक प्रेम की बड़ी-बड़ी महिमा गाई है और समझाने की कोशिश की है कि स्त्री-पुरुष का प्रेम सात्विक तल पर ही सीमित रह सकता है। लेकिन यह व्याख्या आत्म-सम्मोहन और परवंचना से अधिक महत्व नहीं रखती। यदि कोई यह कहे कि ऋण और धन विद्युत- तरंग मिलकर प्रज्वलित नहीं होंगे, तो यह मानने की बात है।”
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