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Vid. K T Pandurangi (1918 – )

K T Pandurangi

K T Pandurangi (1918 - )

Birth – 1st Feb 1918, Dharwad

Guruparamparaa – Mahamahopadhyaya Kuppuswami Shastri

Shaastras – Vedaanta, Meemaamsaa

Pen-name – Viswamangala

Books :

Sanskrit works – Nabhovaniroopakaani (a collection of four radio plays), Kaavyaanjalih (anthology of poems), Raveendraroopakaani (Adaptation of Tagore’s four plays), Purandaravachanaani (Sanskrit adaptation of Purandara’s one hundred sayings), Sarvajnavachanaani.

Kannada works – Kaavyashaastravinoda (collection of essays on Samskrit poets), Samskrita kavayatriyaru (introduction nof thirty two poetesses of Samskrit), Kalidaasana soundaryadrishti, translation of Madhvabhaashya tattvaprakaashikaa.

Edited works – Galagali Ramachar’s works, Samskrita patrikaanaam itihaasah, Chandram gato maanavah, Pravartataam bhaaratabhaagyachakram, Nyaayaamritam, Advaitasiddhi, Tarangini and Kantakoddhara, Raghavendra Swami’s commentary on Anubhashya of Madhvacharya.

Honours received – ‘Darshanaratnam’ (Parimal Samshodhana Mandir, Najangud), ‘Meemaamsaabhooshana’ (Mantralaya), ‘Shaastranidhi’ (Akhila Bharatiya Madhva Mahamandala), ‘Panditaratnam’ (Pejawar Swamiji), Vidyamanyaprashasti (Poornaprajna Vidyapeetha), Vishishta Puraskaara (UP Sanskrit Samsthan), President’s certificate of honour, Mahamahopadhyaya (RSVP, Tirupati).