Saturday, August 4, 2012

Sanskrit 'Tapasvini' Book of Dr.Harekrishna Meher Inaugurated

of Dr. HARAKRISHNA MEHER was inaugurated
During Poet Gangadhara Meher Jayanti Celebration on 2-8-2012
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Swabhava-Kavi Gangadhara Meher (1862-1924) is very popular as ‘Prakriti-Kavi’ (Poet of Nature) in Oriya Literature. On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of this distinguished Poet, a State Level Jayanti Celebration was held on 2-8-2012 at Kalyan Mandap in the poet’s birth-place Barpali, under the auspices of the leading Oriya Newspaper ‘PRAMEYA’ published from Bhubaneswar.

Prof. Dr. Ganeswar Mishra, Chief Editor of ‘Prameya’, Retired English Professor of Utkal University and Ex-President of Orissa Sahitya Akademi, presided over this function. Dr. Madhusudan Pati, Retired English Professor of Samalpur University was the Chief Guest. Dr. Adikanda Sahoo, Retired Oriya Professor of Sambalpur University and Dr.Harekrishna Meher (Sanskrit Poet and Tri-lingual Translator of Tapasvini Kavya), presently Sr. Reader and Head of the Department of Sanskrit in Government Autonomous College Bhawanipatna, were Speakers on this occasion. Sri Sibaram Mishra, General Manager of ‘Prameya’ Newpaper Group was also present on the dais. All delivered speeches and expressed their views on Poet Gangadhara Meher’s life and literary works valuable to the present society.

Dr. Harekrishna Meher’s Book ‘TAPASVINI' (Complete Sanskrit Translation of Poet Gangadhara Meher’s Oriya Epic Poem ‘Tapasvini’) published by Parimal Publications, 27/28 Shakti Nagar, Delhi-110007 bearing ISBN-978-81-7110-412-3, was inaugurated during this Poet Gangadhara Meher Jayanti Celebration on 2-8-2012 and was appreciated by the audience.
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Tapasvini, an eleven-canto Ramayana-based Oriya kavya depicting the post-exile episode of Sita in the hermitage of Sage Valmiki, is well marked with originality of Poet Gangadhara Meher.This kavya has been completely translated into Hindi, English and Sanskrit by Dr.Harekrishna Meher. His Hindi Translation has been published by Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Orissa in 2000 and English Translation has been published by R.N. Bhattacharya, A-217, HB Town,Sodepur, Kolkata-700110 in 2009. 

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