This is the birth centenary volume in honour and memory of the late Prof. R. N. Dandekar. The present volume contains six sections classified under different themes and the seventh being miscellaneous. The sections are Veda, Grammar and Linguistics, Dharmasastra and Pura, Philosophy and Religion, Literature and Poetics, Scientific literature. In all 79 (14+8+11+19+11+8+8) articles are included in the volume. Eminent scholars from the different parts of the county have contributed to this volume like Prof. Shashiprabha Kumar from JNU, Prof. Lokesh Chandra, Prof. M.M. Agrawal from Delhi, Prof. Rajendra I Nanawati, Prof. Sidhartha Wakankar, Dr. Sweta Prajapati from Gujrat, Prof. Radhamadhav Dash, Prof S.S. Mohanty, Prof. Raghunath Panda from Orissa, Prof Mrinalkanti Gangopadhyaya, Prof. Meera Chokravarty, Prof. Sarvani Ganguly from Kolkatta, Prof. G. U. Thite, Prof. V. N. Jha, , Prof. V. P. Bhatt, Prof. Shailaja Bapat, Prof. S. K. Lal, Prof. P. C. Sahoo, Prof. Bhagyalata Pataskar, Prof. V. L. Manjul, Prof. R. A. Muley, Prof. Ujjwala Jha from Pune, Prof. Bhimshing from Kurukhetra, Prof. R. A. Ingalalli, Prof. K. B. Archak from Karnatak, Prof. N. P. Unni from Kerala, Prof. K. R. Joshi, Prof. Madhusudan .S. Penna from Nagpur, Prof. Roopkishore Shasri from Haridwar. Prof. B. B. Choubey, Dr. N. C. Panda from Punjab.