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Published Works

Some of the many books composed by Prof. Shastri and also books 
written by other scholars about Prof. Dr. Satya Vrat Shastri and his works

(i) Brhattaram Bharatam (A Kavya in Sanskrit ) Sarasvati Susama, Journal of the Sampurnanand Sanskrit, University, Varanasi, Vol. XII, No. 1, Samvat 2014

(ii) Sribodhisattvacaritam (A Kavya in Sanskrit), First Ed. Self Publication, Delhi, Samvat 2017 (A.D. 1960) pages iv+ 120, Second Ed. Meharchand Lacchmandas, Delhi 1974, pages xxxii + 140.
(iii) Essays on Indology, Meharchand Lacchmandas, 1963, pages iii+ 236.

(iv) The Ramayana - A Linguistic Study ( with a Foreword by Dr.Suniti Kumar Chatterjee and an Introduction by Dr.Siddheshwar Varma, Munshiram Manoharlal, Delhi 1964, pages xii

(v) Vaidika Vyakarana (Hindi translation of A.A.Macdonell's  (A Vedic  Grammar for  Students ), Motilal Banarasidass, Delhi 1971

(vi) Srigurugovindasimhacaritam (A Kavya in Sanskrit) (With a Foreword by Dr.V.Raghavan), First Ed. Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, Patiala, 1967, pages ix + 112; Second Ed.  Sahitya Bhandar, Meerut, 1984, Pages iv+6+94+118.

(vii) Sarmanyadesah Sutaram Vibhati  (A Kavya in Sanskrit), Akhil Bharatiya Sanskrit  Parishad, Lucknow, 1976 ,Translated into German and English. Broadcast in several installments from Deutche Welle, German Radio, Bonn. Pages vii + 47.
(viii) Indira Gandhi-caritam (A Kavya in Sansktir), Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan, Delhi, 1976,Pages  xx+409.
(ix) Thaidesavilasam (A Kavya in Sanskrit) (With a Foreword by Prof. Visudh Busyakul), Easten Book  Linkers, Delhi 1979,Translated in Thai and English. Pages xviii + 75.

(x) Studies in Sanskrit and Indian Culture in Thailand,  Parimal Prakashan, Delhi 1982, pages x+111.

(xi) Sriramakirtimahakavyam (A Kavya in Sanskrit) ( with a foreword by Her  Royal Highness Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, the Princess of Thailand), Moolamall Sachdev and Amarnath Sachdeva Foundations, Bangkok,  First Ed. 1990 , pages xxvi  + 530  ,  Second Ed. 1991,  Third Ed. 1995.Translated in Kannada, Assamese, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Gujarati, Malayalam, English, Thai and French. Translation in Marathi is in progress. Won ttwelve national and international awards.

(xii) Kalidasa in Modern Sanskrit Literature, Eastern Book Linkers, Delhi, 1991, pages  xxii + 162.

(xiii) Patrakavyam Vol. I, (A collection of letters in Sanskrit verse), Eastern Book Linkers, Delhi 1994, pages xxx + 280.

(xiii) Patrakavyam Vol. II, (A collection of letters in Sanskrit verse), Eastern Book Linkers, Delhi, 2008.

(xiv) New Experiments in Kalidasa (Plays), Eastern Book Linkers, Delhi 1994, pages xxx + 354.

(xv) Subhasitasahasri (Thousand Pearls from Sanskrit Literature),Rashtriya Sanskrit  Sansthan, New Delhi, 1998, pages xxxii+384.
(xvi) Studies in the Language and the Poetry of the Yogavasistha (In the Press).

(xvi) Discovery of Sanskrit Treasures (In seven Volumes), Yash Publications, Delhi,

First Edition, 2005, Second Edition, 2009.
First Volume-Grammar and Linguistics
Second Volume-Ramayana, Mahabharata and Puranas
Third Volume-Classical Sanskrit Literature
Fourth Volume-Modern Sanskrit Literature
Fifth Volume-Philosophy and Religion
Sixth Volume-Southeast Asian Studies
Seventh Volume-Society and Culture

(xvi) Sanskrit Studies-New Perspectives, Yash Publications, Delhi, 2008.

(xvi) Dine dine yati madiyajivitam (A Diary in Sanskrit prose), Vijaya Books, Delhi, 2009.

(xvii) ChanakyaNiti. Original Sanskrit Texts with definitive Hindi and English Translations. ©2013 by Bharatiya Vidya Mandir, Kolkata - ISBN: 978-81-89302-42-9.

(xviii) Sanskrit Inscriptions of Thailand, published in 2013, Vijaya Book, Delhi-32, India.

(xviiv) Human Values: Definitions and Interpretations, published in 2013, BharatiyaVidya Mandir, Kolkata-700087 - ISBN: 978-81-89302-45-0

(xvv) Sanskrit Writings of European Scholars, published in 2013, Vijaya Books, Delhi-110032 - ISBN: 978-81-910948-3-1

(xvvi) Charan Vai Madhu Vindati (Sanskrit-Hindi), published in 2013, Vijaya Books, Delhi-110032 - ISBN: 978-93-81480-30-4

(xvvi) Hungary Kitani dur Kiatni pas, published in 2013, Vijaya Books, Delhi .

(xvvii) Bhavitavyanam Dvaranii Bhavanti Sarvatra Autobiography in Sanskrit, Vol. I, Vijaya Books, Delhi, 2014
(xvviii) Autobiography in Sanskrit, Vijaya Books, Delhi, 2014.

(xvviv) Introducing Sanskrit Literature, Vijaya Books, Delhi, 2014.
(xvvv) Sanskrit Inscriptions of Thailand, Vijaya Books, Delhi, 2014.

(xvvvi) Satyapratibham, Sri Venkateswara Vedic University, AP, India. 2013

(xvvvii) Contribution of Satya Vrat Shastri to Sanskrit Literature, RV Institute, Bangalore. 2014

(xvvviii) Prof. Satya Vrat Shastri as Mirrored in Media. Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya. Puri, Odisha. 2012
(xvvviii) Caran Vai Madhu Vindati (An account of the foreign cultural travels), Vijaya Books, 2013.

(xvvviii) Introducing Modern Works on Sanskrit, Vijaya Books, Delhi, 2014.


A Vedic Grammar for Students of A.A. Macdonell translated in Hindi, Motilal Banarsidas., Delhi, 1971. The work has run into seven editions already.

Sriramacaritabdhiratnam of Nityanand Shastri, translated into English, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2005.


Indological Studies, Journal of the Department of Sanskrit University of Delhi.

Srijagannathajyotih, Journal of Sri Jagannath Sanskrit University, Puri, Orissa.

Charu Deva Shastri Felicitation Volume, Charu Deva Shastri Felicitation Committee, Delhi, 1973.

Manjusa, Dr. S.R.Rao Felicitation Volume, Bangalore, 1985.

Sanskrit Words in South-east Asian Languages, Somaiya Publications, Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, 2005.


Subhasitasahasri, a compilation of a thousand Subhasitas, wise sayings with Hindi and English translations, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, First edition, 1998, Second edition 2006.

Works under preparation

Translation in Sanskrit verse of the poems of the most prominent poets of different languages of Europe

Projects Undertaken

Rama Story in Southeast Asia Hindu Temples of Thailand Sanskrit Place Names in Southeast Asia

Other Academic Work

Published more than 150 research articles Contributed Foreword to 130 books Delivered more than thirty Radio talks

Other Information

A half an hour T.V. Documentary on him under the title “The Wielder of the Pen” was telecast from Delhi Doordarshan, Channel I, on September 17 1996.

Was instrumental in setting up of the Sanskrit Study Centre at the Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. The University named the Library of its Department of Oriental Languages after him.

A one hour film on his life and works by Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi is in progress.

Is subject matter of seventeen theses for M.Phil., Ph.D. and D.Litt. degrees in Indian Universities

A Felicitation Volume in his honour under the title Encyclopaedia of Indian Wisdom in two volumes was published in 2005.

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