The Variegated Plumage Encounters with Indian Philosophy a commemorative volume dedicated to the memory of Pandit Jankinath Kaul "Kamal` is a collection of diverse scholarly articles and research papers contributed by the veterans who are specialists in their respective fields.The present volume adequately covers different aspects of Indian Philosophy and culture. The extensive section will provide impetus to further research in the subject. The second section is a collection of papers dealing with a wide range of issues in Indian Philosophy and culture.
Dr. N.B. Patil was director of languages govt. of Maharashtra. After his retirement in 1987 he is associated with Ananthacharya Indological Research institute Mumbai as an Hon. Professor of sanskrit. He is also Hon. Director of MM Dr. P.V. kane P.G. Institute of Asiatic society of Mumbai.Mrinal Kaul Matrand an undergraduate student of sanskrit at St Stephen`s College is a keen student of Kashmir Saivism and Vedanta Philosophy. He has to his credit a number of research papers concering scientific sanskrit literature published in various research journals.