Rati Saxena


Dr. Rati Saxena specialized in the study of the Vedas, especially Atharvaveda, and secured a Ph.D. Degree in Sanskrit from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. She has published Four collections of her own poems in Hindi. One in Malayalam, one in English and a critical work in Hindi on the renowned Malayalam poet Balamani Amma (Sahitya Akedemy). Her poems are translated in different languages including Persian and Italian. Her recent work is research on Atharvaveda "The seeds of mind?" a fresh approach to study of Atharvaveda with the fellowship of Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts. She has translated about ten Malayalam works, both prose and poetry, into Hindi and has participated in several national seminars and published articles in a number of journals. She is the recipient of t Kendriya Sahitya Akedemy award for translation in year-2000 She is the chief editor of, and Director of Kritya foundation.

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