Rahul Sankrityayan

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Rahul Sankrityayan was born on 9 April 1893, in Pandaha, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India. He was an Indian writer and a polyglot who wrote in Bhojpuri and Hindi.

Initially, he was a keen follower of Arya Samaj of Swami Dayananda Saraswati.[citation needed] Then Buddhism changed his life. After taking Diksha in Sri Lanka he became Rahul (son of Buddha) and also used his gotra (Sankritya) with his name and was finally called “Rahul Sankrityayan”.

He played a pivotal role in giving travelogue a ‘literary form’. He was one of the most widely traveled scholars of India, spending forty-five years of his life on travels away from his home.

He is referred to as the ‘Greatest Scholar’ for his scholarship. He was a polymath and polyglot. The Government of India awarded him the civilian honor of the Padma Bhushan in 1963.

TOTAL BOOKS

15
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162
Yearly

VIEWS/READ

464

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Rahul Sankrityayan Essay Collection
Agniswakhar by Rahul Sankrityayan
Agniswakhar By Rahul Sankrityayan
Agniswakhar
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23-01-2023
Amar Jiban Yatra - 1 by Rahul Sankrityayan
Amar Jiban Yatra – 1 By Rahul Sankrityayan
Amar Jiban Yatra – 1
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23-01-2023
Amar Jiban Yatra- 2 by Rahul Sankrityayan
Amar Jiban Yatra- 2 By Rahul Sankrityayan
Amar Jiban Yatra- 2
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23-01-2023
Bahurangi Madhupuri by Rahul Sankrityayan
Bahurangi Madhupuri By Rahul Sankrityayan
Bahurangi Madhupuri
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23-01-2023
Bismrito Jatri by Rahul Sankrityayan
Bismrito Jatri By Rahul Sankrityayan
Bismrito Jatri
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23-01-2023
Chetonar Dasotto by Rahul Sankrityayan
Chetonar Dasotto By Rahul Sankrityayan
Chetonar Dasotto
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23-01-2023
Islam dhormer Ruprekha by Rahul Sankrityayan
Islam dhormer Ruprekha By Rahul Sankrityayan
Islam dhormer Ruprekha
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23-01-2023
Joy Jouddheyo by Rahul Sankrityayan
Joy Jouddheyo By Rahul Sankrityayan
Joy Jouddheyo
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23-01-2023
Kinnor Deshe by Rahul Sankrityayan
Kinnor Deshe By Rahul Sankrityayan
Kinnor Deshe
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23-01-2023
Mohamanob Buddha by Rahul Sankirtayan
Mohamanob Buddha By Rahul Sankrityayan
Mohamanob Buddha
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23-01-2023
Ramrajjo O Marxbaad by Rahul Sankrityayan
Ramrajjo O Marxbaad By Rahul Sankrityayan
Ramrajjo O Marxbaad
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23-01-2023
Saptasindhu by Rahul Sankrityayan
Saptasindhu By Rahul Sankrityayan
Saptasindhu
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23-01-2023
Tomar_Khoy by Rahul Sankrityayan
Tomar Khoy By Rahul Sankrityayan
Tomar Khoy
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23-01-2023
Vago Nehi Duniyako Badlo by Rahul Sankrityayan
Vago Nehi Duniyako Badlo By Rahul Sankrityayan
Vago Nehi Duniyako Badlo
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23-01-2023
Voboghure Shastro by Rahul Sankrityayan
Voboghure Shastro By Rahul Sankrityayan
Voboghure Shastro
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23-01-2023