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Who was acharya vishnu sharma?

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Asked by Quest, 27 Nov '13 01:39 pm
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Vishnu Sharma was an Indian scholar and author who is believed to have written the Panchatantra collection of fables. The exact period of the composition of the Panchatantra is uncertain.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 27 Nov '13 01:46 pm

 
  
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Chanakya
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 27 Nov '13 01:42 pm

 
  
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Vishnu Sharma was the author of the Panchatantra.
Answered by Manju Sikri, 06 Dec '13 09:33 am

 
  
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Nice person
Answered by alok khatore, 27 Nov '13 03:52 pm

 
  
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Vishnu Sarma was the author of the anthropomorphic political treatise called Panchatantra.

Vishnu Sarma lived in Varanasi (a city in the present day state of Uttar Pradesh) in the 3rd century BC.[1] He was a Sanskrit scholar and the official Guru of the then prince of Kasi. He wrote the Panchatantra to teach political science to his royal young disciples. The Panchatantra is one of the oldest collections of Indian fables surviving today.
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According to a legend, Vishnupriya was a royal instructor, who used to live in a city called Mahilaropya in sourthern India.[2] The ruler of Mahilaropaya was Amarashakti, whose minister Sumati suggested appointment of Acharya Vishnu Sharma as the official instructor for the princes. Vishnusharma was known to be a savant in all the shastras and the theory of politics and diplomacy. Acting on the suggestion, the king called Acharya Vishnu Sharma and declared that if he is able to make his sons into able administrators, he would gift him a hun ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 27 Nov '13 02:51 pm

 
  
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Writer of Children Classics....Panchatantra,Baital Pachisi
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 27 Nov '13 02:09 pm

 
  
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Acharya Vishnu Sharma was a great scholar who had been recruited by the king Sudarshan who ruled a kingdom, called Mahilaropya, to teach & guide his wayward sons Bahushakti, Ugrashakti and Anantashakti. Vishnu Sharma knew that he could never instruct these three students through conventional means. He had to employ a less orthodox way, and that was to tell a succession of animal fables - one weaving into another - that imparted to them the wisdom they required to succeed their father. Adapting stories that had been told for thousands of years in India, panchatantra was composed into an entertaining five part work to communicate the essence of diplomacy, relationships, politics and administration to the princes. And thus evolved the story of PANCHATANTRA
Answered by Pradipta pati, 27 Nov '13 01:55 pm

 
  
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