The present volume, comprising ninteen articles by renowned scholars, is divided into three sections, namely, Buddhist Jaina and Hindu Philsosphical Researches. The articles in Hindu section take a comperative base. K.K.Raj compares the Buddhist and Mimamsa views on Laksana. K. Bhattacharya speaks of grammarians and philososphers regarding post-Panini grammarians on a certain anusasana. R.C.Dwivedi compares kashmir Saivism with Sankara`s Vedanta and T.S.Rukmani compares Siddhis as found in the Bhagavata Purana and in Patanjali`s Yogasutras. R.V. Joshi compares the Advaita and the Vaisnava views of the matter.
Prof.R.K.Sharma as a fulbright Scholar, worked with Prof. M.B.Emeneau at university of California. He has all along been contributing to promotion of Sanskrit Studies in India and abroad as Founder Director, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Joint Educational Adviser, govt of India, Vice-Chanscellor of the two Sanskrit Universities at Darbhanga and Varanasi, Visiting Professor at Columbia University of New York City, University of Bihar and Chicago, Organising Secretary of two world Sanskrit Confrences, etc. He is a recipient of Presidential Award of Honour in Sanskrit and a fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society.