Commemorative book on Swami Prapannacharya



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Kathmandu, Aug 20: A memorial book compiling articles penned by many scholars about the late Dr Swami Prapannacharya, a Hindu scholar and sage, has been brought to readership. The book concentrated on contribution of Swami Prapannacharya to the oriental philosophy.

Rastrakabi Madhav Prasad Ghimire released the book amid a programme organised in memory of his 2nd memorial day in the capital city Saturday.

Late Swami Prapannacharya had authored many books on literature and culture, besides having many research-based creations published in Nepali. Bed Ma Ke Chha (What is in Veda?) is one of his popular creations. He was also the member of the then Raj Parishad Standing Committee.  The book is edited by Hari Prasad Sodari. Other editors include Basudev Prapanna, Dr Milan Kumar Thapa, Shankar Poudel and Keshar Rai.  Speaking at the event, Ghimire appreciated Swami Prapannacharya as an eminent Kirati figure for his contribution to the Veda.  Other speakers like former Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand, former Speaker Tara Nath Ranabhat, culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi and Sodari also praised Swami Prapannacharya. RSS