Elements of Indian Aesthetics, 2 Vols

By: S.N. Ghoshal Sastri

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Born in an orthodox Brahmana family of Bengal and educated traditionally in Varanasi, Dr. S.N. Ghoshal Sastri started his carrier is a teacher of a Sanskrit Institution and an editor of the Chaukhambha Sanskrit Series, Varanasi. During the time, he had the privilege to sit under the feet of some celebrated scholars of the time; like MM. Pramathanatha Tarkabhusana, Mm. Balakrsna Misra and Mm. Gopinath Kaviraj He took active part in the 42-Movement and Went underground as a suspect of the Chaukaghat-case, Varanasi; that provided him a chance to learn English. Acquitted of the alleged charge, he completed university education from B.H.U. and joined Visva-Bharati with an experience of a Sanskrit lecturer for 12 years in jaunpur, and Varanasi, U.P. He was entrusted with teaching and editing MSS. in the Dept. of Sanskrit, Pali and Prakrta. In addition to his normal duties, he extended co-operation to other departments, like Philosophy, -Education and Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology. As a veteran teacher and seasoned manuscriptologist, he edited two Urtexts on Indian Aesthetics of the Scholastic School as well as the Neo-Rasa-School. He had the honour of compiling and publishing the 1st. volume of the Descriptive Catalogues of Sanskirt MSS. Deposited in the Sanskrit MSS. Section, Vidya-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati. Now, as an inmate of poet Tagore's hermitage, Santiniketan; he devoted his life to present the country a complete work of Indian Aesthetics, ventilating its three major streams; Poetry, Arts and Music, extracting their fundamental principles of 'One-in-two', from the Yamala stream of the Tantra-Sastra.

Title: Elements of Indian Aesthetics, 2 Vols

Author Name: S.N. Ghoshal Sastri

Categories: Aesthetics, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Oriental Studies/Chaukhamba Orientalia: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 100698

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