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Sanskrit Poetry from Vidyakara's Treasury

Edited and translated by Daniel H. H. Ingalls, Sr.

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$34.00 • £26.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674788657

Publication: May 2000

Short

364 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

World

In this rich collection of Sanskrit verse, the late Daniel Ingalls provides English readers with a wide variety of poetry from the vast anthology of an eleventh-century Buddhist scholar.

Although the style of poetry presented here originated in royal courts, Ingalls shows how it was adapted to all aspects of life, and came to address issues as diverse as love, sex, heroes, nature, and peace. More than thirty years after its original publication, Sanskrit Poetry continues to be the main resource for all interested in this multifaceted and elegant tradition.