Friday, July 13, 2007



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Biodata Brief : Dr. Harekrishna Meher:  
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Born on : 5-May-1956 at Sinapali (Orissa, India).
Father : Poet Narayan Bharasa Meher.
Mother : Smt. Sumati Devi.
Wife : Smt. Kuntala Kumari Meher.
Grandfather : Poet Manohar Meher ( 'Palli-Kavi '
or 'Gana-Kavi' of Western Orissa).
Mother Tongue : Oriya.
Nationality : Indian.

* Educational Qualifications : 

Matriculation (1971, First Class) from Sinapali High School 
under Board of Secondary Education, Orissa. 

Pre-University Arts (1972) and First Year Degree Arts (1973, First Class)
from Gangadhar Meher College, Sambalpur,  under Sambalpur University. 

Studying in Ravenshaw College Cuttack, 
First Class First B.A. Sanskrit Honours with Distinction
from Utkal University (1975), 

First Class First M.A.Sanskrit, Gold Medalist, BHU, Varanasi (1977),
Diploma in German (1979, First Class), Ph.D. Sanskrit, BHU (1981). 

* Specialization : Indian Philosophy.

* Ph.D. Thesis :“Philosophical Reflections in the Naisadhacarita”: 
Publisher: Punthi Pustak, 36/4B, Bidhan Sarani, Calcutta-4, 1989.

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* Educational Awards and Prizes :
Jagannath Mishra Memorial Prize from Ravenshaw College Cuttack 
for being Topper in B.A. Sanskrit Honours in Utkal University. 
Banaras Hindu University Gold Medal, Srikrishnananda Pandey of Saharanpur Gold Medal,
Kashiraj Medal and Prizes. 

National Merit Scholarships and UGC Research Fellowship.

* Service : 
Joined Orissa Education Service in 1981 as Lecturer in Sanskrit (OES-2) 
working in Govt. Colleges :
Govt. Panchayat College, Bargarh (1981-1988); 
F.M.College, Balasore(1988-1992); 
Government College, Bhawanipatna (1992 -2012), 
Gangadhar Meher Autonomous College, Sambalpur (2012 -2014). 
Senior Lecturer from 1986, Reader (OES-1) from 1994, 
Sr. Reader from 1999. 

Retired from Orissa Education Service on 31-5-2014, 
while serving as
Sr. Reader and Head, Post-Graduate Department of Sanskrit, 
Gangadhar Meher Autonomous College
(College with Potential for Excellence), 
Sambalpur-768004, Orissa, India. 


* Grandfather Poet Manohar Meher was popular as Pallikavi of Western Orissa.
   Father Poet Narayan Bharasa Meher was honoured and felicitated by 

   Orissa Sahitya Akademi and other literary institutions. 
   Hailing from a poet’s family, Dr. Meher is devoted to language, literature and music. 

* Dr.Meher writes in Sanskrit,English, Hindi,Oriya and Koshali languages.

* Research articles, scholarly essays and poems published in the leading journals and

   magazines of national and international levels.

* Participates in literary workshops, seminars and conferences of state, national and 

   international levels including World Sanskrit Conferences. 

* Composer of original modern Sanskrit lyrics 

   with own innovated new metres, tuning and presentations. 
   Such songs published in various distinguished journals :
"Sanskrita Pratibha” of Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.
“Sanskrita Manjari” of Delhi Sanskrit Akademi, Delhi.
“Arvacheena Sanskritam” of Devavani Parishad, Delhi.
“Samvid” of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bombay.
“Durva” of Madhya Pradesh Sanskrit Akademi, Bhopal.
“Swara Mangala” of Rajasthan Sanskrit Akademi, Jaipur.
“Vasundhara” of Orissa Sanskrit Akademi, Bhubaneswar.
"Priyamvada” and “Priyavak” of Priyavak Parishad, Puri.
“Loka Sushrih” and “Lokabhasha Sushrih” of Lokabhasha Prachar Samiti, Puri.
“Bharatamudra” of Trichur, Kerala.
“Ushati” of Ganganath Jha Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapitha, Allahabad.
“Sangeet” of Sangeet Karyalaya, Hathras, U.P.
  Also in “Geya Sanskritam” of Pallava Prakashan, Bangalore.

* Scholars of several Indian universities 
have done and are doing research 
   on the author and his Sanskrit works while taking project 
   on Modern Sanskrit Poetry and its Developments.

* Being invited, as the Chairperson presided over the first day's paper-reading session 

   (14 March 2011)  during International Conference on 
   "Holistic Health and Yogic Practices in the Vedic and Later Sanskrit Texts" 
   organized by Post-Graduate Department of Sanskrit, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, 
   Bhubaneswar, Orissa, held from 14th to 17th March 2011. 


* Professionally a college teacher, researcher, also a poet, creative writer,
   translator, critic, orator, lyricist and song-composer.  

* Own Sanskrit Songs telecast on Doordarshan and other TV Channels.
* Sanskrit and Koshali songs presented in Kavi Sammelans and various functions 

   including Kalahandi Utsav. 

* Literary and Cultural Talks and Poems broadcast in All India Radio.
* Delivers extramural lectures on various occasions. 

* Chief Editor ‘Kantaraka’, College Magazine of 

   Government Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna.

* Editorial Board Member 'Kalahandi Renaissance', 
   Research Journal of Government Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna. 

* Chief Editor 'Arghyathali', College Magazine of 
    Gangadhar Meher Autonomous College, Sambalpur. 

* Chief Editor 'Sraddhaa' (Sanskrit Research Journal, ISSN : 2321-273X) 
   of PG Department of Sanskrit of Gangadhar Meher Autonomous College, Sambalpur. 

* Editor, ‘Kala-Jharan’ (Souvenir, Kalahandi Utsav-2007). 

* Resource Person in different Orientation Programmes.
* Member of Board of Studies, Academic Council and Conducting Board 

   of various colleges and  universities. 
* Paper Setter, Examiner of B.A. and M.A. exams. of different universities. 

* Chairman, Research Committee in Sanskrit, G.M.Autonomous College, Sambalpur 
   and Chairman, Doctoral Advisory Committee (DAC) 
   For Ph.D. Programme in Sanskrit under Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Sambalpur. 
* Recognised  Ph.D. Guide in Sanskrit under Sambalpur University. 
* Research Guide of M.Phil. and Ph.D. students. 

Life Member :
All India Oriental Conference; 
Drig Bharati, Jhusi, Allahabad;
Kalahandi Lekhak Kala Parishad;
Pracheta Sahitya Sanskruti Parishad, Uttarakulahata, Jajpur. 

* Former Member:

Orissa Sahitya Akademi, Bhubaneswar. 
Lokabhasha Prachar Samiti, Puri;
Fakir Mohan Sahitya Parishad, Balasore;
Theosophical Society, Bhawanipatna;
E.C.Member : All Orissa Association of College Teachers in Sanskrit,
Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar.

Editorial Board Member : 
Sanskrit E-Journal 'Jahnavi'.
English E-Journal 'Lokaratna' of Folklore Foundation.

* Some Original Modern Sanskrit Poems have been prescribed as the Courses of Studies in several 
  autonomous Colleges and universities of Orissa. 

* Original Sanskrit Poem 'Samaya-Gitika' included in the Text Book 'Samskrita-Vallari' 

   for Class-IX prescribed and published by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha in 2012.

* Original Sanskrit Poems 'Jivana-Gitika', 'Samaya-Gitika', 'Bharata-Bharati-Gitika', 
   Sangita-Gitika' and 'Desha-Gitika' from " Matrigitikanjalih''  Kavya have been prescribed 
   in the Courses of Studies of  UG Sanskrit Honours Semester-II Class of 
   G.M. Autonomous College, Sambalpur, Odisha. 

* Endeavouring for simplification and modernization of Sanskrit for universal affinity
  conducive to the modern age. A new direction in the creative musical presentation 
  of own Sanskrit lyrics in the field of Modern Sanskrit Literature.

* Associated with various literary, social and cultural institutions for the growth

  of national integration, patriotic attitude, cultural unity, fraternity and social welfare
  along with Sanskrit heritage.


* Gangadhar Samman (2002) 
By: Sanskrutika Parishad, Patnagarh, Balangir.

* Gangadhar Saraswat Samman (2002)
By: Gangadhar Sahitya Parishad, Barpali, Bargarh.

* Jayakrishna Mishra Kavya Samman (2003)
    By: All Orissa Sanskrit Kavi Sammelan, Cuttack,

* Vidyaratna Pratibha Samman (2005)
     By: State Level Pandit Nilamani Vidyaratna Smruti Samsad, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.

* Gangadhar Samman (2009)- Ashok Chandan Smruti Puraskar. 
    By: State Level Swabhava-Kavi Gangadhar Smruti Samiti, Barpali
    and Kedarnath Kala Sahitya Sansad, Ambabhona, Orissa.

* Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy Smaarak Samman (2010)
    By : Academy of Bengali Poetry, Kolkata - 700054.

* Haripriya Mund Memorial Gangadhar Meher Samman (2010).

    By : Gangadhar Meher Club, Barpali, Bargarh.

* Dr.Nilamadhab Panigrahi Samman (2010)  for 'Koshali Meghaduta' Book
    By : Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Sambalpur, Orissa.
Ref :

* Award of Appreciation (Jayadeva Utsav – 2008) : 
Presented By : Odissi Akademi, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.

* Vachaspati Ganeswar Rath Vedantalankar Samman (2013)
(In Pandit Sammilani during World Sanskrit Day Celebration) 
By Balaji Mandir Suraksha Samiti, Bhawanipatna, Odisha.

* Viswa Sanskrit Divas Samman (2013)
By Mahabir Sanskrutik Anushthan, Bhawanipatna, Odisha.

Conferred By :
* Khariar Sahitya Samiti, Raj Khariar (1998)
* Gadadhar Sahitya Samsad, Komna, Nuapada (1998)
* Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar,Sambalpur (2000)
* Siksha Vikash Parishad, Kalahandi (2003)
* Kalahandi Lekhak Kala Parishad, Bhawanipatna (2003)
* Abhiram Smruti Pathagar Trust, Bhawanipatna (2006) 

* Udanti Mahotsava, Sinapali, Nuapara (2012) 
* Kalahandi Lekhak Kala Parishad (Banani kavi Sammilani) (2013) 
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* Gangadhar Saraswat Samiti, Sinapali, Nuapara (2016) 


1. UGC Seminar on “Riti Literatures in Eastern Regions of India”
    Held at Govt. Panchayat College, Bargarh, Orissa (25-27 November 1985)
    Presented Paper entitled : “ Sanskrita Ebam Odia Sahityare Riti ”  

   {Riti in Sanskrit and Oriya Literatures : A Comparative Study}

2. National Seminar on Atharva-Veda and Its Socio-Scientific Elements
    Held in Lokabhasha Prachar Samiti, Puri (6-8 March 1994)
    Presented Paper entitled : “Atharva-Vedasya Samajika-Svarupam.” 

3. 10th World Sanskrit Conference, Taralabalu Kendra, Bangalore (3-9 January 1997). 

    Presented Paper entitled : 
   “ Sankhya Doctrines in the Naishadha-Mahakavya of Sriharsha.” 

4. All Orissa Conference on “Relevance of Sanskrit in Modern Age”
    Organised by : All Orissa Association of College Teachers in Sanskrit
    Held in Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar (6-7 March 1999)
    Presented Paper entitled :
   “ Sanskritasya Sampratika-Yugopayogita Prasaropayashcha.”

5. State Level Sanskrit Conference held at Sadhu Gaureswar College,
    Kanikapada, Jajpur, Orissa (12-13 March 2000)
    Sponsored by : Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India.
    Presented Paper entitled :
   “ Jati-Jatiya-Charitra-Nirmane Sanskritasya Bhumika.”

6. National Seminar on “Ideal Curriculum of Sanskrit Teaching in 21st Century”
    Held at Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar (20-21 May 2000).
    Presented Paper entitled :
    “ Vidyalaya-Stariya-Sanskrita-Pathyakrama-Vidhau Katipaya-Prastavah.”

7. National Level Conference for College Teachers in Sanskrit on
   “ Sanskrit : A Value-based Education and Its Relevance in Present Society.”
    Organised by Christ College Cuttack & Sponsored by UGC (4-5 February 2001).
    Presented Paper entitled : “ Mulyabodha-Bhittika-Siksha-Pradanartham
    Sampratika-Samaje Sanskritasya Prasangikata.”

8. World Sanskrit Conference
    (Under the auspices of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)

    held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi (5-9 April 2001)
    Presented Paper entitled :

   “ Sanskritasya Adhunika-Prayoge Kinchid Anushilanam.”

9. All India Oriental Conference (41st Session)
    Held at Shri Jagannatha Sanskrit University, Puri (14-16 December 2002)
    Presented Paper entitled :
   “ Tadeva Gaganam Saiva Dhara-Kavye Adhunika-Jivana-Vimarshah.”

10. National Conference on Mahabharata
      Organised by : Academy of Yoga and Oriental Studies, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
      Held at OUAT, Bhubaneswar (14-15 April 2007)
      Presented Paper entitled:

     “ Humanistic Approach of Vyasa in the Mahabharata.”

11. National Seminar on Poet Jayadeva
      By : Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi
      on the occasion of Jayadeva Utsav – 2008 (3 - 4, November 2008)
      Organised by : Odissi Akademi, Delhi.
      Held in Conference Hall, Sahitya Akademi, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi on 3rd Nov. 2008.
      Presented Paper entitled : “Gita-Govinda of Jayadeva : A Literary Observation.”

12. International Conference on "Holistic Health and Yogic Practices in 
      Vedic and Later Sanskrit Texts" organised by PG Department of Sanskrit,
      Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Orissa (14th to 17th March 2011).
      Presented Paper entitled : "RigVede Paryaavaranam - Ekam Anusilanam."

13. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on "Contribution of Orissa to Sanskrit Literature" 
      organized by PG Department of Sanskrit, Gangadhar Meher Autonomous College, 
      Sambalpur, Orissa. (22, 23 April 2011).
      Presented Paper entitled : 
      "Poetic Style and Literary Metres in Jayadeva's Gita-Govinda." 

14. Participated in National Seminar on ‘Use of Scientific and Technical Terminology
       in Odia Translation’ held in Orissa State Bureau of Text  Book Preparation and
       Production, Bhubaneswar, Orissa,  from 16-9-2011 to 18-9-2011.
       Conducted by : Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology,
       Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Higher Education),
       Government of India, New Delhi.



(Ph.D. Thesis) ISBN :81-85094-21-7.
Publisher: Punthi Pustak, 36/4B, Bidhan Sarani, Calcutta-4, 1989. 

Link : 
Search :
Ref : 
Publisher : Dharmashastra Department,
Sri Jagannatha Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya, Puri,1994.

3. SAHITYA DARPANA : ALANKARA (With Oriya-Sanskrit Commentaries)
ISBN : 81-7411-12-7, Publisher: Vidyapuri, Balu Bazar, Cuttack-2, 1995. 

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4. SRIKRISHNA-JANMA (Original Oriya Poetry), 1977. 
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5. SRI RAMARAKSHA-STOTRA (With Siva-Raksha Stotra), 1977.
   Siva-Raksha-Stotra :

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(5 to 8 Edited and Metrically Translated into Oriya;
and 4 to 8 Publisher : Bani Bandar, Berhampur, Ganjam, Orissa).

9. MANOHAR PADYAVALI of Poet Manohar Meher (Edited)
Publisher: N.B.Meher, Sinapali, Orissa, 1985.

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(Original Modern Sanskrit Gitikavya with English Translation)
Publisher : Kalahandi Lekhak Kala Parishad, Bhawanipatna, Orissa, 1997.

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11. TAPASVINI (Complete Hindi Version of Oriya Kavya of Poet Gangadhar Meher) 
Publisher: Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Orissa, 2000.

(Complete English Version of Oriya " Tapasvini " Kavya) 
ISBN : 81-87661-63-1. Publisher : R. N. Bhattacharya, A-217, 
Road No. 4, HB Town, Sodepur, Kolkata-700110. 2009.
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(Complete Koshali Lyrical Translation of Poet Kalidasa’s 
Sanskrit Kavya ‘Meghaduta') ISBN : 13 978-93-80758-03-9. 
Publisher : Trupti Prakashan, Bhubaneswar-2, Orissa, 2010.

( Complete Sanskrit Version of Oriya Kavya Tapasvini of Poet Gangadhara Meher)   
ISBN :  978-81-7110-412-3.
Publisher: Parimal Publications, 27/28 ShaktiNagar, Delhi-7, 2012.  
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* PUBLISHED in “Bartika” Puja Specials, Jajpur, Orissa)
   Oriya Metrical Translations of Sanskrit Kavyas.

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1. NITI-SATAKA of Bhartrihari (Complete), 1995-97

2. SRINGARA-SATAKA of Bhartrihari (Complete), 1998

3. VAIRAGYA-SATAKA of Bhartrihari (Complete), 1999

4. NAISHADHACHARITA (IX Sarga) of Sriharsha, 2000
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5. KUMARA-SAMBHAVA (V Sarga) of Kalidasa, 2001

6. RAGHUVAMSHA (II Sarga) of Kalidasa, 2002 
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7. KUMARA-SAMBHAVA (VII Sarga) of Kalidasa, 2004
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8. KUMARA-SAMBHAVA (I Sarga) of Kalidasa, 2005
9. KUMARA-SAMBHAVA (II Sarga) of Kalidasa, 2006
10. KUMARA-SAMBHAVA (VIII Sarga) of Kalidasa, 2009. 

11. RITU-SAMHARA of Kalidasa (Complete Kavya), 2015 
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12. GITAGOVINDA of Jayadeva (Complete Kavya), 2016 : 
14. KOSHALI MEGHADUT (Complete Meghaduta into Koshali), 2003
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* “VARSHA” (Sanskrit Version of Oriya Poem “Varsha” of Poet Radhanath Ray)
Published in: “Kantaraka”, Bhawanipatna, 1997;
Also in “Lokabhasha-Sushrih”, Puri, October-November 2006. *

* “TAPASVINI”(Canto-IV) From Complete Sanskrit Version of Oriya Tapasvini
Kavya of Poet Gangadhar Meher. Published in: “Kantaraka”, Bhawanipatna, 1998.

* “TAPASVINI”(Canto-IV) From Complete English Version of Tapasvini Kavya
of Poet Gangadhar Meher. Published in : “Kantaraka”, Bhawanipatna, 2000.

* Gangadharanka Tapasvini Kavyara Hindi O Ingraji Anuvada.
“Saptarshi”(Sambalpur University Journal), May-June 1992.

* Kavi Gangadharanka Tapasvini-Kavyara Hindi O Ingraji Anuvada.
“Jhankar”, Prajatantra Prachar Samiti, Cuttack, August 1996.

* Tapasvini Kavya: Hindi-Ingraji-Sanskruta-Anuvadara Triveni.
“Bartika” Jajpur, Vishuva Special, April-June 1999.

* Tapasvini of Gangadhara Meher : A Critical Observation.
“Kalahandi Renaissance” Bhawanipatna, Vol.-1, 2005

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(a) In Sanskrit :
1. PUSHPANJALI-VICHITRA (Sanskrit Gitikavya)

2. SARASVATAYANAM (Research Articles) 



5. JIVANAALEKHYAM (Modern Poems)


6. MAUNA-VYANJANA (Modern Poems) :

7. ASRAM AJASRAM (Modern Poems)

8. HAASITAASYAA  VAYASYAA (Haiku-Sijo-Tanka Poems) : 




13. CHALACHITRA-GITA-SANSKRITAYANAM (Anthology of Sanskrit Version Film Songs)

Sanskrit Works of Dr. Harekrishna Meher : 
(b) In Oriya :
1. ALOCHANARA PATHE (Research Articles)
(c) In English :
1. POEMS OF THE MORTALS (Collection of Poems) : 
2. GLORY (Research Articles and Essays)
(d) In Hindi: 
(e) In Koshali:
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(Video : Maati Maar Baasanaa :

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(a) Complete Oriya Metrical Translations of the Sanskrit Kavyas:
2. KUMARA SAMBHAVA of Kalidasa
3. RAGHUVAMSA of Kalidasa

b) From the Oriya Kavyas of Poet Gangadhar Meher :
1. PRANAYA VALLARI (Complete Hindi and Sanskrit Versions)
2. ARGHYA THALI (Hindi, English and SanskritVersions) 
3. KICHAKA VADHA (Hindi Version).

(c) Others : 1. SIVA TANDAVA STOTRA (English Translation from Sanskrit)
2. MATRIGITIKANJALI (Complete Hindi Translation)
3. GITA-GOVINDA of JAYADEVA (English Translation).
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(About Dr. Harekrishna Meher and His Works)

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1. Musical Notation (Swara-Lipi) of Sanskrit Lyric “Nava-Varsha Gitika”
(Subham Bhavatu Nava Varsham) from Matrigitikanjalih-Kavya.
(Music composed by : Pandit H.Harendra Joshi, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh)
Published in : “SANGEET”, December 1999, Page 13-20.
By : Sangeet Karyalaya, Hathras, Uttar Pradesh.

2. Oriya Review on Sanskrit Kavya “Matrigitikanjalih”.
(Reviewer : Dr. Naba Kishore Mishra)
Published in : “BARTIKA”, April-June 1999, Page 501-508.
By : Saraswat Sahitya Sanskrutika Parishad, Dasharathpur, Jajpur, Orissa.

3. Sanskrit Review on “Matrigitikanjalih” Kavya.
* Reviewer : Dr. Suil Kumar Pradhan
Published in : “ARANYAKAM”, September 1999 , Page 29-30.
By : Sanskrit Prasar Parishad, Maruti Mandir, Prakashpuri, Arrah, Bihar.

* Reviewer : Dr. Harsh Dev Madhav
Published in : “DRIK”, Vol. 5, Jan-June 2001, Page 112-113.
By : Drig-Bharati, Yojana – 3, Jhusi, Allahabad.

* Sanskrit Article “Matrigitikanjalih – Adhunika-Gitikavyam”

By : Dr. Harsh Dev Madhav in pp. 56-57 of his Sanskrit Book
“Nakha-Darpanah” (Modern Criticism of Contemporary Sanskrit Literature)
Published by : Vani Akademi, Chandkheda, Gujarat, 2008.

4. Research Works by Others where Dr. Harekrishna Meher and 
    his Sanskrit kavyas including "Matrigitikanjalih" Giti-Kavya 
    have been referred, reviewed and discussed : 

* “Adhunik Sanskrit Gitikavya Ka Vikas” (1960 se 1989 tak)
By : Dr. Sanat Kumar Dubey
(Research Guide : Dr. Bal Shastri)
Ph.D. Thesis of Sanskrit Deptt in the Year 1992,
Sagar University, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh.

* “Sanskrit Lyrics of Orissa in 20th Century”
By : Dr. Sudarshan Panda
(Research Guide : Dr. Raghunath Panda)
Ph.D. Thesis of Sanskrit Deptt in 1997,
Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.

* “Adhunik Sanskrit Sahitya Mein Harekrishna Meher Ka Yogadan”
    By :  Supriya Nath
    (Research Guide : Dr. Veda Prakash Mishra)
    M.Phil. Dissertation of Sanskrit Department in 2014,
    Dr. C. V. Raman University, Bilaspur, Chattisgarh.
* Research Article : “Concept of Giti and Matrigitikanjali-Kavya:
    An Observation”  By  Prof. Dr. Abhiraja Rajendra Mishra, Shimla.
   Published on the Website :

   (Later on Published in ‘Sraddha’ Sanskrit Journal, Volume-II, 2011, pp. 51-60.
    PG Department of Sanskrit, Gangadhar Meher Autonomous College, Sambalpur)

* Research Article : “Adhunika-Sanskrita- Sahityam Prati  Kavi-Harekrishna –
   Meherasya Avadanam”  By Dr. Jayanta Kumar Tripathy, Published in ‘Sraddha’
   Sanskrit Journal (ISSN 2321-273X), Volume-III-IV, 2012-2013,  pp. 94-112.  
   PG Department of  Sanskrit, Gangadhar Meher Autonomous College, Sambalpur.
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* Research Paper : Harekrishna Meher Ki Matrigitikanjalih”
   By  Prof. Dr. Jai Krishna Godiyal, Garhwal University,
   Presented in National Seminar on ‘Twentieth Century Sanskrit Literature’
   held on  30-31 March 2007  in Dehradun, India. 
   (Ref: Drik-17, Jan-June 2007, p. 137, Drig Bharati, Jhusi, Allahabad) 

* As a Sanskrit poet discussed with ‘Matrigitikanjalih’ in the article
By : Dr. Ramakanta Shukla in ‘Arvacheena Sanskritam’, Vol-24/4,
Oct. 2002, Page 27 & 42, Published by : Devavani Parishad, Delhi.

* As a modern Sanskrit poet, discussed with ‘Jivana Gitika’of Matrigitikanjalih 

By : Dr. Sweta Prajapati in “Drik”, Vol-9, Jan-June 2003, page -80.
Published by : Drig Bharati, Jhusi, Allahabad.

* As a modern Sanskrit poet discussed with ‘Matrigitikanjalih’ in the
By : Prof. Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra (Oriya Rendering by H. Meher)
in “Bartika”, Literary Quarterly, Jan-March 2004.
Published by: Saraswat Sahitya Sanskrita Parishad, Jajpur, Orissa.

* As a Sanskrit poet and researcher, cited and referred in page-79 of the article:
included in the book “Sanskrit Studies in India”
Published by : Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rastriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha,
New Delhi-9, 2001 Edition.

* Cited by M.M.Mahapatra in the article :“NUAPADA ZILLARA SAHITYA SADHANA”
(page 35) included in “Nuapada Darpana”, Maraguda Sepcial 1999.
Published by : District Council of Culture, Nuapada, Orissa.

* Referred by Dr.Mahendra Kumar Mishra in his research work
Published By : Friends Publishers, Binod Bihari, Cuttack-2, 1st Edition ,1996.

* As a researcher and pioneer in the field of formation of new words and their

usages for Modern Sanskrit Literature, referred and discussed in the ‘Pratispanda’
by Dr. Narayana Dash in “DRIK”(Sanskrit Journal), Vol-14,
Dec. 2005– Jan.2006, p. 3, Published by : Drig Bharati, Allahabad, U.P.

* As a researcher and way-maker in the field of formation of new words and

their usages for Modern Sanskrit Literature, referred, quoted and discussed
in “DRIK”, Vol-14, Dec.2005 – Jan.2006, pp. 102-103.
Published by : Drig Bharati, Jhusi, Allahabad, U.P.

* As a modern Sanskrit poet, discussed in the research article
“Contribution of Orissa to Sanskrit Literature” (page-157) of Dr. Banamali Biswal,
Compiled in the book “Post-Independence Sanskrit Literature : A Critical Survey” 

By : Prof. Dr. A.M. Prajapati, Published in 2005.
* As a Sanskrit researcher, referred to and discussed in
“Journal of the Gangahatha Jha Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha”, Allahabad,
[Indo-Aryan Philology] 2002 Issue, (pp. 68-75) – Extracts :
“In the concluding part of his article, Dr. Harekrishna Meher has shown some words
which are used in more than one gender in Sanskrit Language.”

* As a modern Sanskrit poet and lyricist, cited and discussed in the article : 

By : Dr. Harsh Dev Madhav 
in “DRIK”, Vol.-14, Dec.2005 – Jan. 2006, page 45. 
Published by : Drig Bharati, Jhusi, Allahabad, U.P.

* As a Sanskrit poet and translator, referred and discussed in the article :

EK AKALAN” By : Dr. Narayana Dash,
in “DRIK”, Vol.15-16, Jan-Dec. 2006, pages 149-152.
Published by : Drig Bharati, Jhusi, Allahabad, U.P.

* As a modern Sanskrit poet referred and discussed with quotations 
from my Sanskrit poem “Mahilā” in pp. 52 and 53 of the research article 
“Sanskrit Kavitā Mein Loka-Chintan” written by Sudesh Ahuja, 
in “Drik” Volume-19 (Jan.-June 2008), published by Drig-Bharati, Yojana-3, 
Jhusi, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

5. Interview (On Biography and Literary Contributions to Sanskrit) :
“Prajatantra Saptahiki” (12-18 November 2000, pp. 19-21)
Prajatantra Prachar Samiti, Cuttack, Orissa.

6. Detailed Life-Sketch with Contribution to Sanskrit
“RUTAMBHARA”, Vol.- II, 1996, pp. 149-158.
Pracheta Sahitya O Sanskruti Parishad, Uttarkulahat, Jajpur, Orissa.

7. Biodata with photo, literary achievements and awards,
“Lokabhasha-Sushrih” (December- January 2005-06)
Lokabhasha Prachar Samiti, Puri.

8. Biographical Notes with photo. 
"Muse India" (Literary e-journal) Issue-21, September-October 2008. Ref :
* PoemHunter : *
*AakharKalash: Biography :
* Srijangatha : Profile :

9. Original Sanskrit Poems 
(Desha-Gitika, Jivana-Gitika, Sangita-Gitika, Vani-Gitika and Navavarsha-Gitika) 
with Life-Sketch included in the book

(National Level Biggest Anthology of Sanskrit Poetry Representing Twentieth Centry) 
Vol.-1,  pp. 821-829.
Compiled & Edited by: Prof. Dr. Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra,
Published by : Delhi Sanskrit Akademi, Delhi, 2000.

10. Biographical Notes included in :

a) “Who’s Who of Indian Writers” 1999,  page- 740.
Sahitya Akademi, Rabindra Bhawan, New Delhi.
 : Ref : 
Who's Who of Indian Writers: Sahitya Akademi : Dr.Harekrishna Meher: 
Online Link : 

b) “Reference Asia” (Vol.- 9), 1995, page- 185.
Rifacimento International, Kashmere Gate, Delhi-6. 

c) “Biography Today” (Vol. I), 2000 Edition, page- 457.
Biography Today, Tulsidas Street, Daryaganj, New Delhi-2. 

d) "Reference India" (Vol-3, 2005 Edition, page-76) : Ref :  
and in other leading International Biographical Volumes.

11. Comments and Opinions of litterateurs and critics
on Sanskrit Giti-kavya 'Matrigitikanjalih' of Harekrishna Meher.

[ Under the heading : 'Mitam cha Saaram cha' ]
Published in : Drik, Volume - 17, Jan.- June 2007, pp. 129 - 131.
Drig-Bharati, Jhusi, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

12. Some Comments on "Matrigitikanjali-Kavya".
[Please see :

* Tapasvini of Gangadhar Meher 
(English Translation of Poet GangadharaMeher's Oriya Kavya 'Tapasvini') :
A Literary Appreciation on Harekrishna Meher’s Book 
By : Dr. Mahendra Kumar Mishra, ‘MuseIndia’ (E-Journal), 
Issue-34, Nov.-Dec. 2000, Secunderabad, AP. India. 

* Review on Sanskrit 'Tapasvini' Mahakavyam 
(Complete Sanskrit Translation of Poet Gangadhara Meher's Oriya Kavya 'Tapasvini') : 
Article by Dr. Nabakishore Mishra, Published in 'Bartika', Literary Quarterly, 
Dashahara Special Issue October-December 2012, of Dasharathpur, Jajpur, Orissa.

* Review on 'Koshali Meghaduta' 
(Complete Koshali Lyrical Translation of Poet Kalidasa's Sanskrit Kavya 'Meghadutam'); 
Article by Dr. Dasharathi Acharya, Published in 'Bartika', Literary Quarterly,
Dashahara Special Issue October -December 2012, of Dasharathpur, Jajpur, Orissa. 
Link : 

* Regarding Literary contributions of Dr. Harekrishna Meher, 
article entitled "Sahitya Rishi Dr. Harekrishna Meher" 
written by Dr.Pallishree Pattanayak has been published 
in Oriya Magazine "Aainaa", Cuttack, Jan-Feb. 2013 Issue, pages 30-31. 

* Sanskrit Poem "Samaya-Gitika" from 'Matrigitikanjalih' Kavya 
of Dr. Harekrishna Meher has been included in the Text Book "Samskrita-Vallari"  
meant for Class-IX, 2012 by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha. 

* In the Odia article entitled “Kāvyamodī Kāvyakāra Harekrishna Meher 
published by Editor Raghunandan Singh, in pages 23-24 of 
Annual Special Issue (July 2013) of “PRERANA”(Weekly), 
Malpada, Balangir-767001 of Odisha, Dr Harekrishna Meher 
with photos and biographical features has been discussed, 
cited and quoted as a reputed poet, translator and literary genius 
in Hindi-English-Sanskrit-Odia-Kosali languages, also as a lyricist, 
tuning composer and writer of various value-based articles and books 
related to socio-cultural harmony, patriotism, national integration, 
philanthropic attitude, Indian cultural significance and like matters, 
especially in Modern Sanskrit Literature.  

'Kalidasiya Bhaaba-Dhaaraare Koshali Meghaduta : Eka Anushilana' 
(Oriya Research Article on ‘Koshali Meghaduta’ of Dr. Harekrishna Meher )
By : Dr. Dasarathi Acharya
'कालिदासीय भावधारारे कोशली मेघदूत : एक अनुशीलन'
शोध-प्रबन्ध-लेखक :  अध्यापक  डक्टर्  दाशरथि आचार्य 
 (Published in ‘Bartikaa’, Odia Literary Quarterly,
Dashahara Special Issue, pages 466- 483, October-December 2014, Jajpur, Odisha)

कवि गङ्गाधर-मेहेर-प्रणीत ‘तपस्विनी’ महाकाव्य का हरेकृष्णमेहेर-कृत संस्कृतानुवाद : एक समीक्षण 
(लेखक : डॉ. बनमाली बिश्वाल)
Poet Gangadhar Meher’s Tapasvini Kavya :
Sanskrit Translation by Harekrishna Meher : An Observation   
*Hindi Article By : Dr. Banamali Biswal
(Courtesy : ‘Drik’, Volume 28-29, 2012-2013, pages-42-49, Drig Bharati,
Yojana-3, Jhusi, Allabad, Uttar Pradesh)
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Articles in Oriya, Hindi, English, Sanskrit and Koshali Languages 
have been published in various journals, magazines and newspapers.

Saptarshi (Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Sambalpur), 
Konarka (Orissa Sahitya Akademi, Bhubaneswar), 
Mirror (Bombay), 
Jhankar (Cuttack), 
Pratichi (Bargarh), 
Bahitra (Bhanjanagar), 
Nabalipi (Puri), 
Akhyapada (Cuttack), 
Syamantaka (Anugul), 
Rutambhara (Jajpur), 
Amrutayana (Bhubaneswar), 
Bartika (Jajpur), 
MeherJyoti (Barpali),
Bindu (Keonjhar), 

Khariar Kusum (Khariar), 
Purana-Darshana (Cuttack), 
Alakananda (Balasore), 
Shashwati (Allahabad, UP), 
Digashri (Jajpur), 
Chaiti Chadhei (Jaipatna), 
Sangeet (Hathras, UP), 
Gangadhara-Smaranika (Barpali), 
Drik (Drig Bharati, Allahabad, UP), 
Sanskrita-Manjari (Delhi Sanskrit Akademi), 
Sanskrita Pratibha (Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi), 
Utkala Prasanga (Bhubaneswar), 
Swara-Mangala (Rajasthan Sanskrit Akademi), 
Arvacheena-Sanskritam (Devavani Parishad, Delhi), 
Samvid (Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bombay), 
Durva (Madhya Pradesh Sanskrit Akademi, Bhopal), 
Vasundhara (Orissa Sanskrit Akademi, Bhubaneswar), 
Priyamvada and Priyavak (Priyavak Parisad, Puri), 
Ushati (Allahabad, UP), 
Kantaraka (Bhawanipatna), 
Bhanja-Smaranika (Rourkela), 
Nuapada-Darpana (District Council of Culture, Nuapada), 
Kala-Jharan (District Council of Culture, Kalahandi), 
Loka-Sushrih and Lokabhasha-Sushrih (Lokabhasha Prachara Samiti, Puri), 
Bharatamudra (Trichur, Kerala), 
Bharatodayah (Jwalapur, UP), 
Vyasayana (Cuttack), 
Vyasanagar (Jajpur), 
Gita-Manthan (Bhawanipatna), 
Kalahandi Renaissance (Bhawanipatna), 
Bharni (Sambalpur), 
Subhadra-Kshetra (Bhawanipatna), 
Sri-Jagannatha-Jyotih (SJSU, SriVihar, Puri), 
Souvenir : Jayadeva Utsav-2008 (Odissi Akademi, Delhi), 
Sraddha (Sanskrit Research Journal, GM Autonomous College, Sambalpur), 
Sadbhavana (Raipur, Chhattisgarh),
Punascha Utkala-Prabha (Baripada, Mayurbhanj),  
Padyabandhaa (Sanskrit Kavita Patrika, Bhopal) 
 "Muse India" Bi-monthly Literary e-journal (Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh). 
Ref : 

"PoemHunter" :
"Srijangatha" Monthly e-magazine in Hindi (Raipur, Chattisgarh).
Ref :

"Aakhar Kalash" (Hindi) :
"Nawya" (Hindi) :अर्घ्यथाली-काव्य-से-दो-कवितायें.html
"Jahnavi" (Sanskrit E-Journal)
"Beni" (Kosali E-Magazine) :  
"Ama Odisha" (Odia-English E-Magazine):
"Lokaratna" (English E-Journal) : 
"Prachi Prajna" (Sanskrit E-Journal, ISSN 2348-8417) :

Samaja (Oriya Daily, Cuttack/Sambalpur), 
Samaya (Oriya Daily, Bhubaneswar), 
Sambad (Oriya Daily, Bhubaneswar), 
Suntimes (English Daily, Bhubaneswar), 
Prajatantra (Oriya Daily, Cuttack), 
Ajikali (Oriya Daily, Balasore), 
KBK Reflects (Bhawanipatna), 
Veeraputra (Bhawanipatna), 
Anupam Bharat (Oriya Daily, Bhubaneswar), 
Prameya (Oriya Daily, Bhubaneswar).
Sragdharaa (Sanskrit Monthly, Orissa Sanskrit Academy, Bhubaneswar)


* Poetry Recitation : 
1. Jibana; Kāla O Manisha. (Two Oriya Poems)
Broadcast in Udantikā Literary Magazine on 1-2-1996
All India Radio, Bhawanipatna.

* Talks :
1. Sanskruta Sahityaku Odishara Dana (Oriya), 2-5-1996.
2. Mahabharata-Kalina Rajanitire Vidura (Oriya), 15-9-1997.
3. Bharatiya Bhashaon Ki Sampark Lipi Devanagiri (Hindi), 15-12-1998.
4. Sanskruta O Bharatiya Sanskruti (Oriya), 25-9-1999.
5. Lokabhasha-Rupare Sanskruta (Oriya), 17-7-2000.
6. Sanskrutara Adhunikikarana (Oriya), 23-5-2001.
7. Kavyeshu Magha (Oriya), 26-8-2003.
8. Ama Anchalara Jana-Jivanare Nuakhai (Oriya), 19-9-2004. 
9. Samanvayara Debata Sri-Jagannatha (Oriya), 24-6-2009 RathaYatra.
10. Bujh Na Bujh Padh Geeta (Oriya), 30-11-2009 Geeta Jayanti. 
11. Bharatiya Paramparare Holi (Oriya), 1- 3-2010, Holi Festival.
12. Swagata he Nava-Varsha (Oriya), 31-12-2010.

13. Shweta-Padmaasanaa (Oriya), 8-2-2011, Sarasvati Puja. 

14. Bharatiya Chetanaara Mahanayaka SriKrishna (Oriya)-
     (28-8-2013, Janmashtami, AIR Sambalpur) 
15. Biswa Sanskruta Dibasara Anuchinta (Oriya) 
      (10-8-2014, World Sanskrit Day, AIR Sambalpur) 
Discussions :
1. Bharatiya Paramparare Sampradayika Samhati (Discussion in Oriya), 24-11-2008.
2. Baidika Bichaara O Adhunika Bhoga-Baada (Discussion in Oriya), 13-3-2009.



* Navavarsha-Gitika  (From ‘Matrigitikanjalih’ Kavya):
Original Text, Published in ‘Sangeet’ (Music Magazine, December  1997 Issue),
Sangeet Karyalaya, Hatharas, Uttar Pradesh.  
Published Original Text along with Musical Notation (Swara-Lipi).
(Music composed by Pandit H.Harendra Joshi, Ratlam city, Madhya Pradesh).
‘Sangeet’, Music Magazine, December 1999, pages 13-20, Sangeet Karyalaya, Hathras, U.P.  
Ref: Pandit H. Harendra Joshi Music Director:
* Audio-Cassette (1998) and Video-Cassette of “Nava-Varsha Gitika”
(Music composed by Pandit H.Harendra Joshi)
Telecast in local TV channels 
in Jawara and Ratlam city, Madhya Pradesh in December 1999. 
‘Nava-Varsha Gitika’  Sanskrit Song, Broadcast by All India Radio, Bhawanipatna
on 31-December-2002, on the eve of New Year 2003. . 
* * * *

* Sanskrit Song “Bharata-Mata Vijayate” presented by the author in All Orissa
Sanskrit Poets’ Conference, Cuttack in 2003 included in the Video-Cassette
'KAVYA-SANDHYA' Produced by : Sanskruta Bharati, Cuttack, Orissa.

* “Nava-Varsha Gitika” Broadcast by A.I.R. Bhawanipatna on 31-Dec-2002.

* Sanskrit Lyric “Matri Gitika” (Jayatu Janani Janmabhumi) as chorus
with Music composed by Sri Harihara Dakua, presented in Bhawanipatna,
on 14-Nov-2002 & 14-Feb-2004.

* Sanskrit Song “Desha Gitika” (Bharatamata Parama-Namasya Vijayate)
Telecast on Local TV Channel in August 2003 on the occasion of Kavi Sammelan
held at Bhawanipatn on 14 August 2003.

* Sanskrit Song “Sanskriti-Gitika” (Vijayatetaram Omkara Bharati)
Telecast on Local TV Channel on 16-Jan-2004 on the occasion of
Multilingual Kavi Sammelan, Kalahandi Utsav– 2004, held at Bhawanipatna
under the auspices of District Council of Culture, Kalahandi.
[Ref : ]

* Sanskrit Song “Satyam Sivam Sundaram” Telecast on Doordarshan–I,
National Oriya Channel on 15-Sept-2004 at 6 pm on the occasion of
Doordarshan Foundation Day.
Further Telecast on 29-Sept-2004.
The Song was presented by the artistes of Kalahandi Lekhak Kala Parishad, Bhawanipatna.

* Koshali song “Jagate Mahakijiba Kalahandir Basana” as chorus was presented
as the Opening Song in the Closing Function of Kalahandi Utsav-2005 at Bhawanipatna
on 17-Jan-2005 at 6 pm. Tuned and Directed by the Lyricist Dr.Meher,  it was presented
by himself with the artistes of Women’s Hostel, Govt. Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna.
It was Live Telecast on the local TV Channel.
Further presented in the Annual Function of College Union of Govt.Autonomous College,
Bhawanipatna on 15-Feb-2005
Further presented on 29-Sept-2005 at 5.30 pm in the Cultural Programme on the occasion
of visit of NAAC Team in Govt. Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna, Orissa.

* Oriya Song 'Mukta Bihanga Aame' was chorally presented with music as
Opening Song on the first day (February 1, 2010) of the Inaugural Function
of Golden Jubilee Celebration of Government Autonomous College (CPE),
Bhawanipatna, Orissa, held from February 1 to 6, 2010.
Lyrics, Tuning and Direction were by Dr. Harekrishna Meher.
He and students of the College participated in singing this song.

* Koshali Song ‘Tamke Daakuchhe I Maati’ was chorally presented with music as
Opening Song in the Annual Day Celebration of Dramatic Society on February 5, 2010
during the Inaugural Function of Golden Jubilee Celebration of Government Autonomous
College (CPE), Bhawanipatna, Orissa (February 1 to 6, 2010).
Lyricist-cum-composer Dr.Harekrishna Meher and the students
of the College participated in singing.

* Sanskrit Song "Veera -Surendro Vijayataam"
(Lyrics and Tuning by Dr. Harekrishna Meher):
This was presented as Opening Song in the Convocation Ceremony
of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Orissa
(formerly University College of Engineering, Burla, Sambalpur),
held on 25 February 2010. This was sung by the students musically accompanied by
Dr. Smt. Anasuya Nath, a famous singer and Lecturer in Mathematics of this University.
(Ref :

* Sanskrit Song " Bhaaratam Priya-Bhaaratam"
(Lyrics and Tuning by Dr. Harekrishna Meher) :
This was presented by the author in the Sanskrit Kavi Sammelan on 15th March 2011
during International Conference on "Holistic Health and Yogic Practices in the Vedic and
Later Sanskrit Texts" organised by PG Department of Sanskrit, Utkal University, Vani Vihar,
Bhubaneswar, Orissa, from 14th to 17th March 2011.

Doordarshan National Channel (Oriya) :
* Participated in 'Uktal Bharati' Programme on the Topic
"Odia Sahitya Aur Sahityakar Swabhavakavi Gangadhar Meher " :
A Discussion in Hindi. Telecast on Doordarshan National Oriya (DD-6) Channel
on 14-August-2008 at 8.02 pm, also on 15-August-2008 at 12 pm.
Further telecast on 8-October-2009 and 9-October-2009.

* Oriya Talk on “Religious Unity and National Integration of India”
in Bhaarat Nirman Yojana Programme Telecast on Doordarshan National Oriya Channel
(Produced by DoorDarshan Kendra Bhawanipatna) on 10-Sept-2009 at 5-30 pm.

* Sanskrit Song “Satyam Sivam Sundaram” Telecast on Doordarshan–I,
National Oriya Channel on 15-Sept-2004 at 6 pm
on the occasion of Doordarshan Foundation Day.
Further Telecast on 29-Sept-2004. The Song was presented by the artistes of
Kalahandi Lekhak Kala Parishad, Bhawanipatna.
The Program was produced by Bhawanipatna DoorDarshan Kendra.

* My Kosali Song "Maati Maa’r Baasanaa" accompanied with Folk Dance
In male-female-tone and chorus was telecast on DD Odia (DoorDarshan Channel-1,
National Odia, Bhubaneswar) in the morning of 31-December-2011 at 6 a.m.
On the occasion of HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2012.
Further it was telecast on Bhawanipatna DoorDarshan Kendra
on 2-January-2012 at 5.05 pm.
This song was included as the first item in the Program entitled ‘ULGI-2012’ 
Produced by Bhawanipatna DoorDarshan Kendra. Kalahandi, Odisha.
Ref :

* My Kosali Song "Dasharaa Aaelaa Re" with Group Dance and choral presentation
was telecast on Doordashan National Odia Channel on 24-10-2012 at 9.30 pm and
further telecast on Bhawanipatna Doordarshan on 25-10-2012 at 5.30 pm
on the occasion of Dashahara Festival.
The Video was produced by Doordarshan Kendra, Bhawanipatna, Kalahandi
with its music and dance group.
Ref :

* My Kosali Song "Ratha Dutiaa" with Group Dance and male-female choral presentation
was telecast on Doordarshan Odia Channel on 8-7-2013 at 5.02 pm,
Produced by Bhawanipatna Doordarshan Kendra on the occasion of RathaYatra Festival.
* * *   

DD NEWS Channel, Delhi ('Sanskrit Vaartaavali' Program) : 
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‘Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai’ (Hindi Song from Film ‘Shor’)
Sanskrit Version Lyrics : Dr. Harekrishna Meher
एकं प्रणय-गीतम् : डॉ. हरेकृष्ण मेहेर
(Winner in Sanskrit Lyric Translation Competition conducted by
‘Vaartaavali’ Sanskrit Weekly Magazine of DD NEWS Channel, Delhi).  
Singer :  Sarita Bhave  (shown in the program)
Produced by : DD NEWS and Telecast
on 10 Dec. 2016, Saturday at 7 pm. and 11 December 2016, Sunday at 12.30 pm.
* Video : Youtube: 
Link : 
* HKMeher Blog: Sanskrit Version of ‘Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai’ : 
Link : 

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‘Ye Jeevan Hai’ (Hindi Song from Film ‘Piyaa Ka Ghar’)
Sanskrit Version Lyrics : Dr. Harekrishna Meher
जीवनमित्थम्जीवनस्यास्यइदं वैइदं वैइदं वैरङ्ग-रूपम् : डॉहरेकृष्ण मेहेर
(Winner in Sanskrit Lyric Translation Competition conducted by
‘Vaartaavali’ Sanskrit Weekly Magazine of DD NEWS Channel, Delhi).  
Singer :  Rajesh Upadhyaya (Gurugram), as shown in the program. 
Produced by : DD NEWS  Delhi and 
Telecast on 1 April 2017,  Saturday at 5.30 pm. 
Video : Youtube: 
 Link :
HKMeher Blog: Sanskrit Version of ‘Ye Jeevan Hai’ : Link : 
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‘Musafir Hoon Yaaron’ (Hindi Song from Film ‘Parichaya’)
Sanskrit Version Lyrics : Dr. Harekrishna Meher
(सखायः पथिकोऽहम्: डॉहरेकृष्ण मेहेर
(Winner in Sanskrit Lyric Translation Competition conducted by
‘Vaartaavali’ Sanskrit Weekly Magazine of DD NEWS Channel, Delhi).  
Singer : Firoz (Jaipur) as shown in the program. 
Produced by : DD NEWS  Delhi and 
Telecast on 29 April 2017,  Saturday at 7 pm. 
Video : Youtube: 
 Link : 
HKMeher Blog: Sanskrit Version of ‘Musafir Hoon Yaaron’ :  
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‘Rahen Naa Rahen Ham’ (Hindi Song from Film ‘Mamta’)
Sanskrit Version Lyrics : Dr. Harekrishna Meher
(भवेयं न वाऽहम् सुरभिं तनिष्ये) : डॉहरेकृष्ण मेहेर
(Winner in Sanskrit Lyric Translation Competition conducted by
‘Vaartaavali’ Sanskrit Weekly Magazine of DD NEWS Channel, Delhi).  
Singer : Satyapriya (New Delhi) as shown in the program. 
Produced by : DD NEWS  Delhi and 
Telecast on 27 May 2017, Saturday at 7 pm. 
* HKMeher Blog: Sanskrit Version ‘Rahen Naa Rahen Ham’ : Link: 
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‘Special Sanskrit Song Presented on the occasion of Independence Day 
Telacast on DD NEWS Channel, Delhi, Sanskrit 'Vaartavali' Program 
on 15 August 2017. 
My Original Song 'Jayatu Janani' is included there.  
Lyricists : Janardana Hegde and Harekrishna Meher 
Music Composer and Singer : Kuldeep Joshi  *
Video : Link :
*FaceBook : Link :  
Blog-Link :
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(On YouTube) 
Dr. Harekrishna Meher’s Videos: Search : Youtube Link:
* * * * *
Sanskrit Song ‘Jivanam Sundaram’ 
(From ‘Matrigitikanjalih’ Kavya):
Kosali Song: ‘Maati Maar Basana’: HKMeher Voice:
Doordarshan Song: ‘Maati Maar Baasanaa’:
Chorus and Dance Video:
‘Daakuchhe I Maati’ : Kosali Song:
‘Ratha Jaatara’ : Kosali Song:
‘Mukta Bihanga Aame’: Odia Song:
Tapasvini Kavya (Hindi): Canto-4, Usha: Poem Recitation:
Nilamadhab Panigrahi Award  by Sambalpur University
For ‘Kosali Meghaduta’ Book:  Dr.Harekrishna Meher's Speech
Felicitation in Banani Kavi Sammelan:
Dr.Harekrishna Meher's Speech:
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Translated Kavyas of Dr. Harekrishna Meher :
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Address :

   M.A. Gold Medalist (BHU), OES-1,
   Ph.D. (BHU), Diploma in German 
Retired Sr. Reader and Head, 
Post-Graduate Department of Sanskrit,
Gangadhar  Meher Autonomous College 
SAMBALPUR - 768004. Orissa (India) * 

Mobile : + 91- 94373- 62962 * 
e-mail :   
Websites : 

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Brief Biodata (English) :
Biodata : Hindi-English-Sanskrit-Odia :


Gopal Sugandh said...

Respected Sir,

We are proud to know that a person like you is dedicated to our sanatan language with all his efforts.

We really need people like you in future also.

C. V. said...

Respected Professor Meher,
I happened to visit your website accidentally. I am very much delighted to read through the contents. My appreciations to your great efforts! Keep writing more. I shall surely visit the site in future also. Though I am a professional engineer, I take interest in reading and understanding Sanskrit literature. I too am a fan of Great Jayadeva Kavi.
C. V. Gangadharan.

Raghu said...

i really wondered if i could find verse for Sajñāna Sūktam on net. i found your site. a tribute to people like u


Dear sir,

I found your two kosli songs,"Jagate maha ki jiba mati mar basana" and " Dakuche I mati".My appreciations to your great effort for Kalahandi and kosal language.sir please join face book we would like to see u there.I always respect your writings which touches my heart.You are really proved "sanskrit" is the mother of every language.I would like to salute you.
Thanking you
Devi Prasad Raiguru.

Ramakrishnan said...

aadaraNIya mahodaya!

bhavataH itivRuttam dRushtwa aham ateeva muditaH abhavam. bhavataH samskrita bhaaratyaaH sevaa amoghaa asti. devadevaH bhavate aayuraarogya-aishwaryaiH modayatu iti asmaakam prarthanaa.
"jaahnavI" iti e-patram adya aarbdham iti mayaa SRutam. tat drashtum Sakyate vaa? soocayatu. dhanyavaadaH.

bhavatah mitram,

Dr. G Rajgopal Rao said...

Dr. Meher !
Today I happened to see your website : "My works and Achievements / Dr. Harekrishna Meher". I am very much impressed by your dedication to the sanskrit literature along with Oriya, Kosali languages. Hats off to you and your works. I hope you would continue to go ahead in the direction and become an ideal to all the present sanskrit/Oriya Teaching staff ! Good Luck.

Dr. G. Rajgopal Rao, Retd. Principal Government College, Bhawanipatna, Now at Bangalore.

Simanchal Mishra said...

Prolific Career with devotion and creativity.A master in multilingual genius. A poet, a lyricist, above all a perfect human being very down to earth.
Simanchal Mishra P I Mahsvidyalaya, Junagarh, Kalahandi

Dr. Harekrishna Meher said...

Many thanks for your kind likings, endearments and appreciationns.
* Harekrishna Meher *