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Bhavan's Book University
Publisher: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Country: India. Date: 1950- .

Ramayana - C. Rajagopalachari (Bhavan's Book University/Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan) (image)

Mahabharata
Translated by C. Rajagopalachari
Bombay, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1951 (6th edition, 1958)
(Bhavan's Book University).
Paperback. 330 pages.


BHAVAN'S BOOK UNIVERSITY (BHARATIYA VIDYA BHAVAN)
Series Note:
"One series that lasted is geared to limited editions of English translations of Indian classics, originally priced at one rupee. This was the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's 'Book University' series, which offered translations by eminent Indian scholars. Begun in 1951, two of its most successful titles are by Rajagopalachari: his translation of the Mahabharata has been reprinted twenty-three times while his Ramayana is in its twentieth edition."

-- Mandira Sen, "The Paperback Revolution", in: India International Centre Quarterly, Vol. 10, No. 4, Dec. 1983, p. 458.

The pubisher of this series is Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, which in English means "Indian Knowledge House". The founder of the series was the editor K. M. Munshi.


Arranged by serial number


1. Mahabharata by Shri C. Rajagopalachari.
2. The Art of Life in the Bhagvad Gita by Shri H. V. Divatia.
3. Sparks from the Anvil by Shri K. M. Munshi.
4. Gandhi's View of Life by Chandrashankar Shukla.
5. Aspirations from a Fresh World by Smt. Shakuntala Rao Shastri.
6. The God that Failed by Arthur Koestler and others.
7. Things of Beauty, Vol. 1 by Principal V. N. Bhushan.
8. Somanath: The Shrine Eternal by Shri K. M. Munshi.
9. Freedom and Culture by John Dewey.
10. Women in Vedic Age by Smt. Shakuntala Rao Shastri.

11. Life of Mahatma Gandhi by Louis Fischer. Vol. I.
12. Life of Mahatma Gandhi by Louis Fischer. Vol. II.
13. Women in the Sacred Laws by Smt. Shakuntala Rao Shastri.
14. Our Greatest Need by Shri K. M. Munshi.
15. Mahayogi by Shri R. R. Diwakar.
16. Ramayana by Smt. Shudha Mazumdar. Vol. I.
17. Ramayana by Smt. Shudha Mazumdar. Vol. II.
18. To Badrinath (Illustrated) by Shri K. M. Munshi.
19. Living Biographies of Great Philosophers by Thomas and Thomas.
20. Valmiki Ramayana by Shri N. Chandrasekhara Aiyer.

21. Fundamentals of Indian Art by Shri S. N. Dasgupta.
22. Janu's Death & Other Kalapati's Letters by Shri K. M. Munshi.
23. Fundamental Unity of India by Shri Radha Kumud Mookerji.
24. Annie Besant by Shri Sri Prakasa.
25. The Call of the Vedas by Shri A. C. Bose.
26. Glory That Was Gurjaradesa by Shri K. M. Munshi. Vol. I.
27. Glory That Was Gurjaradesa by Shri K. M. Munshi. Vol. II.
28. Geographical Factors in Indian History by Shri K. M. Pamkkar.
29. Kumbha: India's Ageless Festival by Shri Dilip Kumar Roy & Indira Dev.
30. City of Paradise and other Kulapati's Letters by Shri K. M. Munshi.

31. On a Forbidden Flight by Shri Satyanarayan Smha.
32. ____
33. Bhagavad Gita & Modern Life by Shri K. M. Munshi.
34. Indian Inheritance. Vol. I.
35. Indian Inheritance. Vol. II.
36. Epics and Puranas of India by Dr. A. D. Pusalker.
37. Hinduism Through the Ages by Prof. D. S. Sharma.
38. Flight to Sovietland by Dr. Satyanarayan Sinha.
39. Wolf Boy and Othe Kulapati's Letters by Shri K. M. Munshi.
40. Indian Inheritance. Vol. III.

41. Paramahansa Sir Ramakrishna by Shri R. R. Diwakar.
42. Minstrels of God by Shri Bankey Behari. Vol. I.
43. Minstrels of God by Shri Bankey Behari. Vol. II.
44. Ramayana by Shri C. Rajagopalachari.
45. Immortal India by Shri J. H. Dave.
46. Hindu Civilization by Shri Radha Kumud Mookerji. Vol. I.
47. Hindu Civilization by Shri Radha Kumud Mookerji. Vol. II.
48. Introduction to Vedanta by Dr. P. Nagaraja Rao.





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