Thai Govt. to felicitate city scholar

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D. Ramakrishna
D. Ramakrishna

The Thailand Government will felicitate city-based Sanskrit scholar Dhoolipala Ramakrishna at Bangkok on September 27 on his 84th birthday.. Thailand Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will honour him with state honour at Silpakorn University.

Mr. Ramakrishna has translated Sri Ramakeerthi Mahakavyam, penned by by Jnanpeeth Awardee Satya Vrat Shastri from Sanskrit, into Telugu. Sri Ramakeerthi Mahakavyam is Thai Ramakien, the glory of Rama. In Thailand, Ramayana is found in the form of Ramakien and it differs from the Valmiki Ramayana. Prof. Shastri, who wrote the Mahakavyam in 25 cantos, is Teacher of Thailand princess.

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