List of the Books and Authors in Ancient India

The Harappan people knew how to write; unfortunately, their script has not been deciphered. But the literary tradition of India clearly goes back to more than 300 years, Sanskrit dominated, first in its Vedic and later in its classical form. Here, we are giving the list of the books and authors in Ancient India which is very useful for the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
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The Harappan people knew how to write; unfortunately, their script has not been deciphered. But the literary tradition of India clearly goes back to more than 300 years, Sanskrit dominated, first in its Vedic and later in its classical form.

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Source: www.ancient-origins.net

Here, we are giving the list of the books and authors in Ancient India which is very useful for the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Books

Authors

Mudrarakshasa

Visakdatta

Rajtarangini

Kalhana

Kathasaritsagar

Somdeva

Kamasutra

Vatsayana

Prashnottarmalika

Amoghavarsha

Swapanvasdattam

Bhasa

Buddha charita

Asvaghosa

Natyashastra

Bharata

Abhigyan Shakuntala

Vikramorvashi

Raghuvansan

 

Kalidasa

Amarkosa

Amarshmha

Panchsidhantika

Brihat Samhita

Varharmihara

Surya Sidhanta

Aryabhatta

Aryabhatta

Panch tantra

Vishnu Sharma

Nitisara

Kamandaka

Aihole Prasasti

Ravi Kriti

Indica

Megasthanese

Arthasastra

Kautilya

Charaka Samhita

Charaka

Lilawati

Bhaskara II

Harshacharita

Kadambari

Nagananda

Ratnavali

 

Harsha vardhan

Gathasaptashati

Hala

Nitisara

Kamandaka

Astadhyayi

Panini

Mahabhasya

Patanjli

Naishadhacharitra

Sri Harsha

Mrichhakatika

Sudraka

Gitagovinda

Jayadev

Navratna

Virsena

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