The Book-Aspects of Indological Studies-incorporating research papers of the author on the subjects like Classical Sanskrit literature, Dharmasastra, Epics and Puranas was published in 2001. It had received over-whelming response and great appreciation from the scholars from India and abroad. The outcome of incessant research activities of the author all these years was the accumulation of such published/unpublished/being published research papers, on diverse topics of Indology, resulting in the publication of this volume of Aspects of Manuscript Studies.
Most of these research papers are published in the reputed Journals and some in the Felicitation volumes. The Research Papers are on the diverse subjects like-Vedic Studies, the Classical Literature, Dharmasastra, Puranas and Manuscriptology. The novel topics of research namely-articles on Rjubhasyamm, Sukla Yajur-veda and Science, Atharvaveda and Microbiology, the Less-known Sanskrit Scholars, the Less-known Upapuranas, the Puranic Interpretations.
Some Chapters (in Sanskrit) regarding Manuscriptology etc., treated for the first time in this book would be found to be interesting and enlightening.
About the Author:
Officiating Director, Oriental Institute, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., M.S. University, Vadodara. Engaged in Research for the last 25 years. Several books written and edited by him are published and appreciated by scholarly world. Born and brought up in traditional atmosphere, as his Uncle was a Veteran Sanskrit scholar and versatile indologist of great repute.