The present dictionary is designed to meet the long-felt need of the English knowing reader, who is interested in the study of classical as well as modern Sanskrit. It embraces all words occuring in the general post-Vedic literature. It includes most of the important terms in Grammar. It gives quotations and references to the peculiar and remarkable meaning of words, especially such as they occur in books prescribed for study in the Indian and foreign universities. It also renders explanation of important technical terms occuring in different branches of Sanskrit learning. To add to its usefulness, the work includes three appendices.