Author: Vaman Shivram Apte
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120800443
This Dictionary is designed to meet the long-felt need of the English knowing reader, who is interested in the study of classical as well as modern Sanskrit.
It covers a very large field - Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata, Puranas and Upapruanas, Smrti and Niti literature, Sarsanas or Systems of Philosophy, such as Nyaya, Vedanta, Mimamsa, Sankhya and Yoga, Grammar, Rhetoric, Poetry in all its branches, Dramatic and Narrative literature, Mathematics, Medicine, Botany, Astronomy, Music and other technical or scientific branches of learning. Thus is embraces all words occurring in the general post-Vedic literature.
It also includes most of the important terms in Grammar. It gives quotations and references to the peculiar and remarkable meaning of words, especially such as occur in books prescribed for study in the Indian and foreign universities. It also renders explanation of important technical terms occurring in different branches of Sanskrit learning.
To add to is usefulness, the work includes three appendices.