Three Satires from Ancient Kashmir
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|Format: ||Paperback, 184 pages|
|Published In: ||India, 01 December 2011|
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Written by a celebrated name in classical Sanskrit literature, these little known exposes of fourteenth-century society find resonance in the Indian subcontinent even today.
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Aditya Narayan Dhairyasheel Haksar was born in Gwalior and educated at the Doon School and the universities of Allahabad and Oxford. A well-known translator of Sanskrit classics, he has also had a distinguished career as a diplomat, serving as Indian high commissioner to Kenya and the Seychelles, minister to the United States, and ambassador to Portugal and Yugoslavia. Haksar's translations from the Sanskrit include Hitopadesa, Simhasana Dvatrimsik, Tales of the Ten Princes and Subhashitavali, all published as Penguin Classics. He has also compiled A Treasury of Sanskrit Poetry.
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19.8 x 12.8 x 1.2 centimetres (0.15 kg)|
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