Rajeshwar Shastri Dravid
Born1899
Died1950
Occupation(s)Writer, grammarian, translator
Known forSanskrit literature
Awards

Rajeshwar Shastri Dravid (1899 – 1950) was an Indian writer, scholar, grammarian and translator of Sanskrit literature. [1] Dravid (Sanskrit: द्रविड) is a surname found in the Tamil Brahmin community who migrated to the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka, India. A significant population has emigrated to Madhya Pradesh and Varanasi among other places. [2] Born in 1899 in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, he was the author several books in Sanskrit which included Sāṅkhyakārikā,[3] Bhāratīya-rājanīti-prakaśah[4] and R̥ṣikalpanyāsaḥ.[5] His brother, Raja Ram Dravid, was the author of The Problem of Universals in Indian Philosophy, a critique of ancient Indian philosophy.[6] The Government of India awarded him Padma Bhushan, the third highest Indian civilian award, in 1960.[7]

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  1. ^ OpenLibrary.org (23 May 2018). "Dravid, Rajeshwar Shastri, 1899-". openlibrary.org. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  2. ^ Abhishek Choudhary (2023). VAJPAYEE The Ascent of the Hindu Right 1924 to 1977. Pan Macmillan.
  3. ^ Īśvarakr̥ṣṇa; Śastrī, Ḍhuṇḍhirāja; Nārāyaṇatīrtha (1977). Sāṅkhyakārikā. Vārāṇasī: Caukhambā Saṃskr̥ta Sīrija Āphisa. OCLC 21026070.
  4. ^ Drāviḍa, Rājeśvara Śāstrī. Bhāratīya-rājanīti-prakaśah. Puṇyapattanam: Śāradā-gaurava-granthamālā. OCLC 23578223.
  5. ^ Drāviḍa, Rājeśvara Śāstrī; Śāstrī, Devadatta (1971). R̥ṣikalpanyāsaḥ. Prayāga: Bhāratī Pariṣad. OCLC 17814397.
  6. ^ Raja Ram Dravid (31 December 2000). The Problem of Universals in Indian Philosophy. Motilal Banarsidass. pp. 6–. ISBN 978-81-208-0832-4.
  7. ^ "Padma Awards". Padma Awards. Government of India. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 17 May 2018.