Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Samshodhana Lekhanagalu (2014 Reprint) by Dr S. Srikanta Sastri

"Samshodhana Lekhanagalu"
Dr S. Srikanta Sastri's articles and papers were collected and brought out in 1975 under the title of "Samshodhana Lekhanagalu". This collection of priceless articles on such varied topics as archaeology, Indus Valley civilization, Mahabharatha, Ramayana, Akbar the Great, Vijayanagara Kingdom, First War of Indian Independence and Siribhoovalaya among others has now been updated with three hitherto unpublished articles and brought in a beautiful hardbound reprint by D. K. Shyamasundar Rao of Kamadhenu Publishers.The hardbound edition sports a portrait photograph of the author taken by renowned photographer K. G. Somashekhar and has been set into an aesthetically pleasing cover page by designer S. L. Ravishankar. The book with 664 pages has been priced at 650 Indian Rupees and is available for sale at the below address:

"Kamadhenu Pustaka Bhavana",
c/o D. K. Shyamasundara Rao,
# 5/1, Nagappa Street, Seshadripuram,
Bangalore - 560 020
Mob: 09449446328
Timings: Mon - Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m., 05:00 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.

The book encompasses a wide range of topics for the discerning reader and history
Dr T. V. Venkatachala Sastry
afficianado. The revised edition in particular has about 6 - 8 black and white photographs of ancient temples at Belur and other Hoysala places of rule - these photographs having been taken by K. G. Somashekhar and S. L. Ravishankar. The revised edition also has an additional preface by noted Kannada writer & Lexicographer Dr T. V. Venkatachala Sastry, who was incidentally Dr S. Srikanta Sastri's student at Maharaja College, Mysore in the 1950s.

The book can be purchased online by clicking here.

For more details, click here.