Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra
Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra (born 1943) is a Sanskrit author, poet, lyricist, playwright and the a former Vice-Chancellor of the Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi. He has served as the head of department of Sanskrit in Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Indonesia, the oldest university of Indonesia. Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra is the winner of Sahitya Akademi Award for Sanskrit for the year 1988. He is popularly known as Triveṇī Kavi. He has composed many books in Sanskrit, Hindi, English and Bhojpuri. He was born in Dronipur in Jaunpur district in Uttar Pradesh, to Pandit Durgaprasad Mishra and Abhiraji Devi. His Dīkṣā Guru is Jagadguru Rāmabhadrācārya, whose epic poem Gītarāmāyaṇam was released by him on January 14, 2011. After retirement, he is settled in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.