Three Satires from Ancient Kashmir
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Three Satires from Ancient Kashmir

By A. N. D. Haksar Kshemendra

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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.

EAN: 9780143063230
ISBN: 0143063235
Publisher: Penguin Classics India
Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.8 x 1.2 centimeters (0.15 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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