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Cover page of Śrībhārgavarāghavīyam, first edition
AuthorJagadguru Rāmabhadrācārya
Original titleŚrībhārgavarāghavīyam
GenreEpic Poem
PublisherJagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University
Publication date
October 21, 2002
Media typePrint (Hardcover)
Pages512 pages (first edition)

Śrībhārgavarāghavīyam (Sanskrit: श्रीभार्गवराघवीयम्) (2002), meaning Of Parashurama and Rama, is a Sanskrit epic poem (Mahākāvya) made by Jagadguru Rambhadracharya (1950–) in 2002. It is made of 2121 verses in 40 Sanskrit and Prakrit metres and is separated into 21 cantos (Sargas) and each contains 101 verses.[1] The epic is the story of the two Rama AvatarsParashurama and Rama. This is found in the Ramayana and other Hindu books. Bhārgava is used for Parashurama, as he was born in the family of the religious teacher Maharishi Bhrigu, while Rāghava is used for to Rama as he was born in the royal family of king Raghu. The poet was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Sanskrit in 2005,[2] and many other awards for this work.

A copy of the epic with a Hindi commentary by the poet himself was published by the Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University, Chitrakuta, Uttar Pradesh. The book was released by the then prime minister of India, Atal Behari Vajpayee on October 30, 2002.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. "वाचस्पति पुरस्कार २००७" [Vachaspati Award 2007] (PDF) (in Hindi). K. K. Birla Foundation. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 13, 2011. Retrieved 8 March 2011.
  2. "Sahitya Akademi Awards 2005". National Portal of India. 2005. Archived from the original on January 24, 2008. Retrieved 24 April 2011.

Works cited[change | change source]

  • Dinkar, Dr. Vagish (2008). Śrībhārgavarāghavīyam Mīmāṃsā [Investigation into Śrībhārgavarāghavīyam] (in Hindi). Delhi: Deshbharti Prakashan. ISBN 978-8-19-082766-9.
  • Rambhadracharya, Svami (October 30, 2002). Śrībhārgavarāghavīyam (Saṃskṛtamahākāvyam) [Śrībhārgavarāghavīyam (An epic Sanskrit poem)] (in Sanskrit). Chitrakuta, Uttar Pradesh, India: Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University.CS1 maint: date and year (link)

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