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ALLAN, John (died 1955), Lecturer in Sanskrit, University of Edinburgh; Keeper of the Dept of Coins and Medals, British Museum, 1931–49

Anūp Sanskrit Library

Anūp Sanskrit Library

AUFRECHT, Theodor (1821 - 1907), Professor of Sanskrit, Bonn, from 1875

BAILEY, Harold (Walter) (1899 - 1996), Professor of Sanskrit, Cambridge University, 1936–67, Professor Emeritus, 1967; Life Fellow, Queens’ College, Cambridge, 1956 (Fellow, 1936–56; Hon. Fellow, 1967)

BENDALL, Cecil (1856 - 1906), Professor of Sanskrit, Cambridge, from 1903

Bhagavadgita (Sanskrit, ‘Song of the Lord’)

BLOOMFIELD, Maurice (1855 - 1928), Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, Johns Hopkins University

Boden Professorship of Sanskrit

Boden Professorship of Sanskrit

BROUGH, John (1917 - 1984), Professor of Sanskrit, University of Cambridge, since 1967; Fellow of St John’s College

Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit

Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit

BURROW, Thomas (1909 - 1986), Boden Professor of Sanskrit in the University of Oxford, and Fellow of Balliol College, 1944–76; Emeritus Fellow of Balliol, 1976

Changing Perspectives in the Sanskrit Grammatical Tradition and the Changing Political Configurations in Ancient India

Correlative clause features in Sanskrit and Hindi/Urdu

EGGELING, H. Julius (1842 - 1918), Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, Edinburgh University, 1875–1914

Etymological trends in the Sanskrit vocabulary

From Craft to Art: The Aesthetic Ends of Technique in Sanskrit Texts of Classical Indian Dance

GANESH DATTA SHĀSTRI (born 1861), Vidyālankār, Mahāmahopādhyāya, Vedāntabhāskar, Mahāmahopadeshak; the Philosopher, Theologian and Sanskrit orator in India; Senior Professor of Sanskrit and Theology, Sanatan Dharam College, Lahore, since 1917

GOMBRICH, Richard Francis (born 1937), Boden Professor of Sanskrit, Oxford University, 1976–2004; Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, 1976–2004, now Emeritus Fellow; Academic Director, 2004–09 and since 2011, and President, since 2009, Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

Hardwar in Sanskrit Sources

JOHNSTON, Edward Hamilton (1885 - 1942), Boden Professor of Sanskrit, Oxford, since 1937

Jones, Sir William (ii) (1746 - 1794), lawyer, orientalist and Sanskrit scholar

Kamsale (from Sanskrit kamsya tala, ‘bronze cymbal’)

KEITH, Arthur Berriedale (1879 - 1944), Barrister-at-law and Advocate; Regius Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, Edinburgh University, since 1914; Lecturer on Constitution of the British Empire since 1927; Crown Member of Governing Body of School of Oriental Studies, London, 1916–35

Kennedy, Vans (1783-1846), army officer and Sanskrit and Persian scholar

KRISHNAN, Kariamanikkam Srinivasa (1898 - 1961), Hon. Fell., Instn. Telecom. Engineers, 1955; Hon. Mem. Indian Inst. Metals, 1957; Hon. Mem. Operational Research Club, 1957; Meml Council of Honour, Soc. for Visiting Scientists, 1960; Director National Physica. Laboratory of India, since 1947; National Professor since 1958; Hon. Visiting Prof., Delhi Univ., since 1958; Hon. Prof., Ind. Assoc. Cultivation of Science, since 1958; Pres. Nat. Institute of Sciences of India, 1953–54; Pres. Nat. Acad. of Sciences, India, 1945–46; Founder Pres. Bharathi Tamil Sangam; Pres. Delhi Tamil Sangam; Vice-Pres. Indian Acad. of Sciences, 1939–47; Vice-Pres. Indian Assoc. for the Cultivation of Science, 1945–49 and 1953–56; Vice-Pres. Indian Standards Institution, 1953–55; Pres. Physics Section Indian Science Congress, 1939–40; General Pres. Indian Science Congress, 1948–49; Chm., Bd of Res. in Nuclear Science since 1955; Mem. Indian Atomic Energy Commn since 1948; Mem. Scientific Advisory Cttee, to Cabinet, since 1956; First President Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 1955–57; Pres. Inst. Metals, India, 1957 and 1958; Chm. Radio Research Cttee since 1950; Mem. Gov. Body CSIR, since 1956; Mem. Board of Scientific and Industrial Research, since 1942; Bd of Engineering Research, since 1953; Mem. Central Adv. Bd Educn, 1956–; Mem. Standing Bd Astronomy, 1956–; Vice-Pres., Internat. Council of Scientific Unions since 1955, and of Internat. Union of Pure and Applied Physics, 1951–57; Mem. Exec. Cttee Internat. Union Crystallography, 1951–54; Mem. Internat. Commission of Weights and Measures, 1958–; Chm. Scientific Advisory Cttee, Unesco, 1955; Chm. Unesco Ed Cttee, Modern Research Trends in Natural Sciences, 1960; Mem. Universities Grants Commission, 1957–; Chairman Indian National Cttee, Internat. Geophys. Year since 1955; Mem. Central Council Sanskrit Education, 1958–; Chm. Sci. Sub-Cttee for Cooperation with Unesco; India’s Representative Pan-Indian Ocean Sci. Assoc., 1957–; Life Mem. Senate Roorkee Univ., 1951–

Krishnavarma, Shyamji (1857-1930), Sanskrit scholar and Indian nationalist

The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India. By Sheldon Pollock

 

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An ancient Indo-European language of India, in which the Hindu scriptures and classical Indian epic poems are written and from which many northern Indian (Indic) languages are derived.

Sanskrit was spoken in India roughly 1200–400 bc, and continues in use as a language of religion and scholarship. It is written from left to right in the Devanagari script.

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