|Publisher||:||Sahitya Bhandara, Bengaluru|
Translated into Hindi, Sanskrit and English
Through a Saartha (caravan), the novel explores the political, economical, artistic and spiritual life of the whole of India of the 8th century A.D.It encompasses some historical persons like Shankaracharya, Mandanamishra, UbhayaBharati and KumarilaBhatta and institutions like Nalanda. It is a unique novel translated into Sanskrit and, as is default of all his translations, is considered by Sanskrit scholars as a work originally written in Sanskrit. It is also translated into Hindi and English and is published by Oxford University Press, Chennai.