Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Ref. to English Book 'Tapasvini of Gangadhara Meher'/Dr. Harekrishna Meher

( Complete English Version of Oriya Kavya Tapasvini)
Translated by : Dr. Harekrishna Meher   
ISBN : 81-87661-63-1. (ISBN-13: 9788187661634)     
Pages: xl +180 = 220.     First Edition : 2009. 
Publisher : R.N. Bhattacharya, A-127, HB.Town,
Sodepur, Kolkata -700110, India.    
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Article on this Book:
"Tapasvini of Gangadhara Meher : A Literary Appreciation"
By Dr. Mahendra Kumar Mishra.
(Published in "Muse India", Literary e-Journal, Issue-34, Nov.-Dec. 2010) : http://www.museindia.com/focuscontent.asp?issid=34&id=2292

[Updated : 5 -11-2010)
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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Places where Dr.Harekrishna Meher and His Works are Cited, Referred, Discussed and Reviewed.

List of Places where Dr. Harekrishna Meher and his works 
are cited, discussed, referred  in books, reviews etc. by others 
in Research and related fields 
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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” Kavya.
    (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. V, 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 where Dr. Harekrishna Meher and 
    his Sanskrit works including 'Matrigitikanjalih' Gitikavya 
    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. 
Complete Ph.D. Thesis on Harekrishna Meher * 
   “Adhunika-Sanskrita-Sahitye  Harekrishna-Meherasya Kavyakritinaam 
    Samikshatmakam Adhyayanam"
    By : Dr. Sasmita Sahu 
    (Research Guide : Dr. Nirmala Panigrahi)
    Ph. D. Thesis of Sahitya Department in 2019,
    Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University of New Delhi), 
    Sri-Sadashiva Campus, Puri, Odisha. 
    Related Link :
    * M.Phil. Dissertation on Harekrishna Meher
    “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. 
    Links :

* 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. Ramakantha Shukla in ‘Arvacheena Sanskritam’, Vol-24/4,
          Oct. 2002, Page 27and 42,  Published by : Devavani Parishad, Delhi.
   * As a modern  poet, discussed with ‘Jivana Gitika’ of Matrigitikanjalih
      By : Dr. Sweta Prajapati in “Drik”, Vol-9, Jan-June 2003, page -80.
      Published by : Drig Bharati, Yojana-3, Jhusi, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
   * 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-Mar 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
       “KALAHANDIRA LOKA-SANSKRUTI” (Page 32 & 240), 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  ‘Pratispanda’ 
     by  Dr.Narayana Dash in “DRIK”(Sanskrit Journal),
     Vol-14,  Dec.2005– Jan.2006, p.3,
     Published by : Drig Bharati, Yojana-3, Jhusi, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

  * 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 the  
     by Paramba Sri Yogamaya, in “DRIK”,Vol-14, Dec.2005– Jan.2006,
      pp.102-103.  Published by : Drig Bharati, Yojana-3, 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 (from web):
    “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
     in “DRIK”, Vol.-14, Dec.2005 – Jan. 2006,  page 45.
     Published by : Drig Bharati, Yojana-3, Jhusi, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

  * 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, pp. 149-152.
     Published by : Drig Bharati, Yojana-3, Jhusi, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
*  Dr. Harekrishna Meher has been referred as a creative Sanskrit lyricist and poet
    of Modern Sanskrit Literature.
    in page-269 of the book “Orissa’s Contribution in Sanskrit Lyrics”
    By  Dr. Raghunath Panda, Published by Abhijeet Publications, Delhi-110094.

* ‘Sixty Years of Sanskrit Studies in India’ (Volume-I) :
    Edited Book Published by : Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi.
    (Included Article : ‘Sanskrit Studies in Odisha’  
    By  Dr. Prafulla Kumar Mishra,  pages 283-313).
    In this article, Dr. Harekrishna Meher, as a writer and poet of Modern
    Sanskrit Literature, has been referred in pages 304, 305 and 307.  

* 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.      

Dr. Harekrishna Meher  as the author of Gītikāvya ‘Mātgītikāñjali has been included     
    in the List Pan of Indian Sanskrit Poets and referred as one of the notable Orissan 
   Sanskrit Authors in pages 24 and 25 of the book “ The Contemporary Sanskrit 
   Literature” written by Dr. Prafulla Kumar Mishra, Professor of Sanskrit, Utkal 
   University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar-751004, Odisha and published by Swamini 
   Atma-prajnananda Sarasvati, Arsha Vidya  Pratisthana, 1/1, Palasa Palli, Aerodrum 
   Area, Bhubaneswar, First Edition - 2010. 

 * Dr. Harekrishna Meher - Referred and quoted as Hindi Translator of Poet
   Gangadhara Meher’s Tapasvini  Kavya in the article 
    “Tarah Tarah Ki Anubhutiyon Se  Saji Odiya Bhasha Ki Pratinidhi Kavitayen”- 
     Pustak Samiksha :   By Jatindra Mohan Mohanty in the Hindi web magazine 

* Of the Book ‘Koshali Meghaduta’ (Complete Koshali Lyrical Translation of Poet  
   Kalidasa’s  Sanskrit Meghaduta’ Kavya), Review article with quotations by
   Dr. Dasarathi Acharya, Published in pages 1468-1472 of ‘Bartika’ Literary Quarterly, 
   Dashahara Special Issue, October- December 2012, Dasarathapur, Jajpur, Orissa.  

* Of the Book ‘Tapasvini Mahakavyam’ (Complete Sanskrit Translation of Poet  
   Gangadhara Meher’s Oriya Tapasvini Kavya), Review article with long discussions
   and quotations by Dr. Nabakishore Mishra,  Published in pages 1450-1454 of  ‘Bartika’ 
   Dashahara Special Issue, October-December 2012, Dasarathapur, Jajpur, Orissa. 
   Ref : http://hkmeher.blogspot.in/2013/03/sanskrit-tapasvini-of-drharekrishna.html

*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 ‘Sanskrita-Vallari’ meant for Class-IX,  
  Published by Board of Secondary Education, Orissa. (2012 First Edition, pages 89-91 
  and 2013 Edition, pages 56-58).  

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 elated 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, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh)
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* ‘Philosophical Reflections in the Naisadhacarita’ 
 (Ph.D. Thesis Book, Punthi Pustak, Calcutta, 1989) and  the Article 
‘Upendra Bhanja : The Great Poet of Orissa ‘ of  Dr. Harekrishna Meher 
have been cited and referred to in the Book 
‘Text to Tradition : The Naisadhiyacarita and Literary Community of South Asia’ 
of  Deven M. Patel (Columbia University Press, New York, 2014).
Link : 
* Also Link :

5. Interview : 
   Interview with Dr.Harekrishna Meher: Published in ‘Bartika’ Magazine (2017): 
   Hindi Version: HKMeher Blog :  
   “Prajatantra Saptahiki”(12-18 November 2000), pp.19-21.)
     (On Biography and Literary Contributions to Sanskrit).
      Prajatantra Prachar Samiti, Cuttack, Orissa.

6. Detailed Life-Sketch with Contribution to Sanskrit
    “RITUMBHARA”, Vol.- II, 1996, Pages 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. 

9. Original Sanskrit Poems (Desha Gitika, Jivana Gitika, Sangita Gitika,
    Vani Gitika and Nava Varsha Gitika) with Life-Sketch included in the book
    Biggest Anthology of Sanskrit Poetry Representing Twentieth Centry) Vol.-1,
    pp.821-829.  Compiled and 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, New Delhi.  
           Who’s Who of Indian Writers : (Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi):
            Dr. Harekrishna Meher : (Online)   

         (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.
                  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" : 
13. Some Books in Various Libraries Worldwide 

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Brief  BIODATA : 
Link : 
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Contributions to Sanskrit Literature : 
Link : 
Interview with Dr.Harekrishna Meher: Published in ‘Bartika’ Magazine: Hindi Version:  
Link: http://hkmeher.blogspot.in/2017/11/interview-with-dr-harekrishna-meher-by.html
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