Sridhar Das Compilation

Professor Sridhar Das was a children’s writer, essayist, educationist, poet, dramatist, translator, grammarian, all in one person. But he was primarily a teacher at heart. His life was full of struggle, but it never got him down.

Sridhar was born on October 4, 1901 at Nausira village of Kakatpur, Puri district. Syamacharan Das was his father and his mother was Sradhamani Devi. Syamacharan was a lower primary teacher. Sridhar at the age of 5, started his education at his father’s school. The he went to Puri Zilla school and completed matriculation in 1922. He got admitted to Patna engineering school and got a scholarship of 20 rupees per month. Once he was fined ten rupees for an unpleasant incident. But he refused to pay the fine and left engineering studies. Then he finished his Intermediate college education in 1924 with an I.A. degree.

With lot of struggle he passed B.A. and took teacher’s training. He joined a school at Boudh and then moved to Olasingh High school. In 1948 he joined Ravenshaw college as a lecturer. But he left the government service and joined Christ college. After teaching for 44 years, he retired in 1968. He retired from his job, but his teaching was continued till his death.

Sridhar Das’s writing includes grammar to dictionary, textbook to editing of various ancient writing, huge number of translation. His biggest contribution is the translation of world classics for adolescents. He has written 11 grammar books, 3 dictionaries and 24 textbooks. A total of 76 books have been translated by him. These include 22 from Sanskrit and 54 from English. He has also edited books like Chilika, Darabar, Chandrabhaga, Ushabhilasa, Rasakallola etc. to be used as college textbooks.

His autobiography is ‘Sua Muhanra Patara’ (A Leaf in the Stream). Although he wrote the book at an advanced age, the writing of this, his recollection of events appear sharp and he describes many incidents very lucidly. Whether his autobiography, translated works, edited books or other writings, all were very readable and popular. Such a great teacher-writer passed away on 24 April 1988. But he will live forever through his writings.

Unfortunately many books (about 70 titles) of Sridhar Das could not be found. These can be added in the compilation if anyone can provide the copies.

Digital versions of Sridhar Das’s available writings can be accessed via the table below. Complete books in pdf format can be opened/downloaded by clicking on the ‘open/download’ links.

ଶ୍ରୀଧର ଦାସ ସର୍ଜନା ସୂଚୀ
ଅନୁବାଦ – Translation
ଅହମିକା ଓ ଭ୍ରାନ୍ତି (୧୯୭୩)
Ahamika O Bhranti (1973)
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ଆଲିବାବା
(୧୯୭୪)
Alibaba (1974)
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ଅଲିଭର ଟୁଇଷ୍ଟ
(୧୯୭୨)
Aliver Tuist
(1972)
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ଆମ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର କଥା (ନୂ. ୧୯୭୮)
Ama Odishara Katha (n. 1978)
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ଅଶୀ ଦିନରେ ପୃଥିବୀ ପରିକ୍ରମଣ (୧୯୭୦, ୨ୟ. ୧୯୭୨)
Asi Dinare Pruthibi Parikramana (1970, 2p. 1972)
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ବାଉଣ୍ଟି ଜାହାଜରେ ବିଦ୍ରୋହ (୧୯୭୭)
Baunti Jhajare Bidroha (1977)
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ବେତାଳ ପଞ୍ଚବିଂ‌ଶତି (୧୯୭୫)
Betala Panchabinsati (1975)
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ବିଚିତ୍ର ତାବିଜ (୧୯୭୦)
Bichitra Tabija (1970)
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ବିଶ୍ୱ ସାହିତ୍ୟ, ଭାଗ ୧ (୧୯୫୭)
Biswa Sahitya, v.01 (1957)
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ବିଶ୍ୱ ସାହିତ୍ୟ, ଭାଗ ୨ (୧୯୫୭)
Biswa Sahitya, v.02 (1957)
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ଚନ୍ଦ୍ରକାନ୍ତ ମଣି (୧୯୭୨, ନୂ. ୨୦୦୮)
Chandrakanta Mani (1972, n. 2008)
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ଚେକଭ କାହାଣୀ (୧୯୭୧)
Chekov Kahani (1971)
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ଡେଭିଡ କପରଫିଲ୍‌ଡ (୧୯୭୨)
Devid Coperfild (1972)
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ଗଲିଭରର ଭ୍ରମଣ କାହାଣୀ (୧୯୭୦, ୨ୟ ୧୯୭୨)
Galivar’ra Bhramanakahani (1970, 2e. 1972)
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ଗର୍କି କାହାଣୀ (୧୯୭୨)
Garki Kahani (1972)
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ଗ୍ରୀସ ଦେଶର ପୁରାଣ କାହାଣୀ (୧୯୭୫, ନୂ. ୨୦୧୨)
Gris Desara Purana Kahani (1975, rp. 2012)
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ଗ୍ରୀସ ଦେଶର ଉପକଥା (୨ୟ. ୧୯୭୨)
Gris Desara Upakatha (2p. 1972)
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ଗୃହୀ ଓ ସନ୍ନ୍ୟାସୀ (୧୯୭୫)
Gruhi o Sanyasi (1975)
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ହିତୋପଦେଶ, ଭାଗ ୧ ମିତ୍ରଲାଭ (୧୯୭୧)
Hitopadesa, v.01 – Mitralabha (1971)
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ହିତୋପଦେଶ, ଭାଗ ୨ ସୁହୃଦଭେଦ (୧୯୭୧)
Hitopadesa, v.02 – Suhrudabheda (1971)
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ହିତୋପଦେଶ, ଭାଗ ୩ ବିଗ୍ରହ ଓ ସନ୍ଧି (୧୯୭୨)
Hitopadesa, v.03 – Bigraha o Sandhi (1972)
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ହୋମର କାହାଣୀ (୧୯୭୨)
Homar Kahani (1972)
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ଇଶପ କାହାଣୀ (୧୯୭୩)
Isap Kahani (1973)
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ଆଇଭାନ ହୋ (୧୯୭୧)
Ivan Ho (1971)
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ଜର୍ଜ ୱେଷ୍ଟିଂହସ୍ (୧୯୬୮)
Jarj Westinghaus (1968)
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ଜାତକ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୧ (୧୯୭୨, ନୂ.୧୯୭୪)
Jataka Kahani, v.01 (1972, n. 1974)
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ଜାତକ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ୨ (୧୯୭୫)
Jataka Kahani, v.02 (1975)
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ଜାତକ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୩ (୧୯୭୫)
Jataka Kahani, v.03 (n. 1975)
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ଜାତକ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୪ (୧୯୭୨, ନୂ ୧୯୭୬)
Jataka Kahani, v.04 (1972, n. 1976)
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କଳାଶର (୧୯୭୩, ନୂ. ୨୦୧୨)
Kalasara (1973, n. 2012)
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ଲିଓ ଟଲଷ୍ଟୟଙ୍କ ଗଳ୍ପମାଳା (୧୯୫୮)
Lio Talstoynka Galpamala (1958)
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ମାଳବିକା-ଅଗ୍ନିମିତ୍ର (୧୯୮୨. ନୂ. ୨୦୧୨)
Malabika-Agnimitra (1982, 2p. 2012)
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ମୋପାସାଁ କାହାଣୀ (୧୯୭୭)
Mopasan Kahani (1977)
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ମୋପାସାଁ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୧ (୧୯୭୨)
Mopasan Kahani, v.01 (1972)
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ମୋପାସାଁ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୨ (୧୯୭୩)
Mopasan Kahani, v.02 (1973)
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ମୋପାସାଁ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୪ (୧୯୭୮)
Mopasan Kahani, v.04 (1978)
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ମୃଚ୍ଛକଟିକ ଓ ମୁଦ୍ରାରାକ୍ଷାସ (୧୯୭୬)
Mruchhakatika o Mudrarakshasa (1976)
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ଓଏକଫିଲ୍‌ଡ୍‌ର ଭାଇକାର (୧୯୭୬)
Oekphild’ra Bhaikar (1976)
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ପଞ୍ଚତନ୍ତ୍ର, ଭାଗ ୧ ଖଣ୍ଡ ୧ (୨ୟ. ୧୯୭୪)
Panchatantra, v.01, pt.01 (2p. 1974)
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ପଞ୍ଚତନ୍ତ୍ର, ଭାଗ ୧ ଖଣ୍ଡ ୨ (୨ୟ ୧୯୭୩)
Panchatantra, v.01, pt.02 (2p. 1973)
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ପଞ୍ଚତନ୍ତ୍ର ଭାଗ ୨ (୨ୟ ୧୦୭୪)
Panchatantra, v.02 (2p. 1974)
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ପଞ୍ଚତନ୍ତ୍ର ଭାଗ ୩ (୨ୟ ୧୯୭୪)
Panchatantra, v.03 (2p. 1974)
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ପଞ୍ଚତନ୍ତ୍ର ଭାଗ ୪ (୨ୟ ୧୯୭୪)
Panchatantra, v.04 (2p. 1974)
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ପଞ୍ଚତନ୍ତ୍ର ଭାଗ ୫ (୧୯୭୨, ୨ୟ ୧୯୭୭)
Panchatantra, v.05 (1972, 2p. 1977)
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ରବିନ ହୁଡ (୧୯୬୭)
Rabinhud (1967)
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ରାମାୟଣ କାହାଣୀ (୧୦୦୧, ୩ୟ ୨୦୧୨)
Ramayana Kahani (2001, 3e. 2012)
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ରତ୍ନଦ୍ୱୀପ (୧୯୭୧, ନୂ ୨୦୦୯)
Ratnadipa (1971, rp. 2009)
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ରିପ ଭାନ ୱିଙ୍କଲ୍ (୧୯୭୮)
Rip Bhan Winkle (1978)
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ସେକସପିଅର ଗଳ୍ପ (୧୯୫୭)
Sakespiar Galpa (1957)
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ସେକସପିଅର କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୧ (୧୯୭୦, ୨ୟ ୧୯୭୬)
Sakespiar Kahani v.01 (1970, 2p.1976)
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ସେକସପିଅର କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୨ (୧୯୭୦, ୨ୟ ୧୯୭୬)
Sakespiar Kahani v.02 (1970, 2p.1976)
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ସେକସପିଅର କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୩ (୧୯୭୦, ୨ୟ ୧୯୭୨)
Sakespiar Kahani v.03 (1970, 2p.1972)
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ସମୁଦ୍ର ଗର୍ଭରେ କୋଡ଼ିଏ ହଜାର ଲିଗ୍ ଭ୍ରମଣ (୧୯୭୧, ୨ୟ ୧୯୭୩)
Samudra Garbhare Kodie Hajar Lig Bhramana (1971, 2p. 1973)
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ସୋରାବ ଓ ରୁସ୍ତମ (୨ୟ ୧୯୪୯)
Sorab o Rustam (2p. 1949)
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ଶ୍ରୀ (୧୯୭୩)
Sri (1973)
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ଟାଇମ ମେସିନ (୧୯୭୨)
Time Machine (1972)
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ଟଲଷ୍ଟୟ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୧ (୧୯୭୧)
Tolstoy Kahani, v.01 (1971)
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ଟଲଷ୍ଟୟ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୨ (୧୯୭୧)
Tolstoy Kahani, v.02 (1971)
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ଟଲଷ୍ଟୟ କାହାଣୀ, ଭାଗ ୩ (୧୯୭୬)
Tolstoy Kahani, v.03 (1976)
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ଟମ ସଏର (୧୯୭୧, ନୂ. ୧୯୭୩)
Tom Sayar (1971, rp. 1973)
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ଟମକକାଙ୍କ କେବିନ (ନୂ. ୧୯୯୨)
Tomkakanka Kebin (np. 1992)
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ମାର୍କିନ ସମାଜର ଗୋଟିଏ ସଂଖ୍ୟାଲଘୁ ସମ୍ପ୍ରଦାୟ (୧୯୬୫)
Markin Samajara Gotie Sankhyalaghu Sampradaya (1965)
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ପୃଥିବୀ ପାଇଁ ଜଳ
Pruthibi Pain Jala
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ଭିଏତ କଙ୍ଗ୍ (୧୯୬୬)
Viet Cong (1966)
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ଭିଏତମାନ ଯୁଦ୍ଧ କାହିଁକି (୧୯୬୬)
Vietnam Judhha Kahinki (1966)
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ବ୍ୟାକରଣ ଓ ଅଭିଧାନ – Grammar and Dictionary
ଅଳଙ୍କାର ମଞ୍ଜରୀ (ନୂ. ୧୯୬୫)
Alankara Manjari (n. 1965)
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ଅଳଙ୍କାର ପ୍ରବେଶ (୧୯୫୧)
Alankara Prabesa (1951)
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ଇଂଲିଶ-ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଡିକ୍‌ସିନାରୀ (୧୯୬୬)
English-Oriya Dictionary (1966)
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ସଂସ୍କୃତ ବ୍ୟାକରଣ ପ୍ରବେଶ (୨ୟ ୧୯୫୩)
Samskruta Byakarana Prabesa (2e. 1953)
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ସର୍ବସାର ବ୍ୟାକରଣ (୭ମ. ୧୯୫୨)
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Sarbasara Byakarana (7e, 1952)
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ପାଠ୍ୟପୁସ୍ତକ – Textbooks
କବିତା ପ୍ରବେଶ ସହଚର ୧୯୫୨-୫୩ (୧୯୫୪)
Kabita Prabesa Sahachara, 1952-53 (1950)
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କବିତା ପ୍ରବେଶ ସହଚର ୧୯୫୩-୫୪
Kabita Prabesa Sahachara, 1953-55
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କଥା ସୁମନ (ନୂ. ୧୯୫୯)
Katha Sumana (n. 1959)
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କୀଚକ ବଧ ସମୀକ୍ଷା (୧୯୬୬)
Kichaka Badha Samikshya (1966)
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ମଞ୍ଜୁଷା (ନୂ. ୧୯୬୭)
Manjusa (n. 1967)
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ନବସାହିତ୍ୟ ସହଚର, ଭାଗ ୧ (୧୯୬୨)
Nabasahitya Sahachara, v.01 (1962)
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ନବସାହିତ୍ୟ ସହଚର, ଭାଗ ୨ (୧୯୬୨)
Nabasahitya Sahachara, v.02 (1962)
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ନୂତନ ସାହିତ୍ୟ ସଂଗ୍ରହ (ନୂ. ୧୯୫୪)
Nutana Sahitya Sangraha (n. 1954)
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ପାଠ କଳିକା (ନୂ. ୧୯୬୩)
Patha Kalika (np. 1963)
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ପାଠ ପ୍ରଦୀପ, ଭାଗ ୪ (ନୂ. ୧୯୬୩)
Patha Pradipa, v.04 (n. 1963)
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ଆତ୍ମଜୀବନୀ ଓ ଜୀବନୀ – Autobiography and Biography
ସୁଅ ମୁହଁ ପତର (୧୯୮୨, ୪ର୍ଥ ୨୦୧୪)
Sua Munhara Patara (1982, 4p. 2014)
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ଏ ଲିଫ୍ ଇନ୍ ଦି ଷ୍ଟ୍ରିମ୍ (୨୦୦୬)
A Leaf in the Stream (2006)
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ଅମର ଚରିତ – ନନ୍ଦ କିଶୋର ବଳ (୧୯୫୫)
Amar Charita – Nanda Kishor Bal (1955)
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ଅମର ଚରିତ – ଗଙ୍ଗାଧର ମେହେର (୨ୟ ୧୯୫୪)
Amara Charita – Gangadhar Meher (2e. 1954)
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ଅମର ଚରିତ – ସାଧୁ ସୁନ୍ଦର ଦାସ (୨ୟ ୧୯୫୫)
Amara Charita – Sadhu Sundar Das (2e. 1955)
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ଜୀବନୀ ବର୍ତ୍ତିକା (୧୯୬୧)
Jibani Bartika (1961)
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କବିସୂର୍ଯ୍ୟ (୨ୟ ୧୯୫୪)
Kabisurya (2e. 1954)
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ପଞ୍ଚ ପ୍ରଦୀପ (ନୂ. ୧୯୬୩)
Pancha Pradipa (n. 1963)
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ଅନ୍ୟାନ୍ୟ – Miscellaneous
ଆଦର୍ଶ ମଣିଷ ଶ୍ରୀଧର ଦାସ (୧୯୭୩)
Adarsa Manisa Sridhara Das (1973)
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ଅଧ୍ୟାପକ ଶ୍ରୀଧର ଦାସ
(୨୦୦୮)
Adhyapaka Sridhar Das (2008)
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ମନୀଷୀ ଶ୍ରୀଧର (୨୦୧୮)
Manisi Sridhara (2018)
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ଶ୍ରୀଧର ସ୍ମରଣିକା
Sridhar Smaranika
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ଶ୍ରୀଧର ସ୍ମରଣେ (୧୯୯୭)
Sridhara Smarane (1997)
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ସ୍ତବକ (୨୯୫୧)
Stabaka (1951)
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ମଥୁରାମଙ୍ଗଳ (୧୯୬୬)
Mathuramangala (1775; 1966)
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ଉଷାଭିଳାଷ (୧୯୭୧)
Usabhilasa (S1971)
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ରସକଲ୍ଲୋଳ (୧୯୬୭)
Raskallola (1967)
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