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Indianization of Scientific Terms: Writings and Notes of the Late Prof. RaghuVira

 
Lokesh Chandra (Editor) Satapitaka Series
Synopsis

Modern science has created around a million words in European languages. As India gained independence it became imperative to create terms for administration, industry, humanistic and scientific disciplines. It was a continuation of a long tradition of linguistic creativity. This book is a collection of the writeups of Prof. RaghuVira who was the prime `maker of Indian words'. The source langua...

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About the author

Lokesh Chandra

Prof. Lokesh Chandra is a renowned scholar of Tibetan, Mongolian and Sino-Japanese Buddhism. He has to his credit over 400 works and text editions. Among them are classics like his Tibetan-Sanskrit Dictionary, Materials for a History of Tibetan Literature, Buddhist Iconography of Tibet, and the present Dictionary of Buddhist Art in about 20 volumes. Prof. Lokesh Chandra was nominated by the President of the Republic of India to the Parliament in 1974-80 and again in 1980-86. He has been a Vice-President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, and Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research. Presently he is Director, International Academy of Indian Culture.

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Bibliographic information

Title Indianization of Scientific Terms: Writings and Notes of the Late Prof. RaghuVira
Format Hardcover
Date published: 06.08.2020
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Aditya Prakashan
Language: English
isbn 819453870X, 9788194538707
length 390p., Index; 29cm.