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Sanskrit Poetry from Vidyakara's Treasury

Compiled by Vidyākara

Translated by Daniel H. H. Ingalls, Sr.

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674788657

Publication Date: 05/19/2000

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364 pages

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

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  • Preface
  • General Introduction
    • 1. Sanskrit Poetry and Sanskrit Poetics
    • 2. The Sources of Vidyākara’s Anthology
    • 3. On the Passing of Judgments
  • The Anthology
    • 1.–3. The Buddha and the Bodhisattvas
    • 4. Śiva
    • 5. Śiva’s Household
    • 6. Viṣṇu
    • 7. The Sun
    • 8. Spring
    • 9. Summer
    • 10. The Rains
    • 11. Autumn
    • 12. Early Winter
    • 13. Late Winter
    • 14. Kāma
    • 15. Adolescence
    • 16. Young Women
    • 17. The Blossoming of Love
    • 18. Words of the Female Messenger
    • 19. Love in Enjoyment
    • 20. The Evidence of Consummation
    • 21. The Woman Offended
    • 22. The Lady Parted from Her Lover
    • 23. The Lover Separated from His Mistress
    • 24. The Wanton
    • 25. The Lady’s Expression of Anger at Her Messenger
    • 26. The Lamp
    • 27. Sunset
    • 28. Darkness
    • 29. The Moon
    • 30. Dawn
    • 31. Midday
    • 32. Fame
    • 33. Allegorical Epigrams
    • 34. Breezes
    • 35. Characterizations
    • 36. Greatness
    • 37. Good Men
    • 38. Villains
    • 39. Poverty and Misers
    • 40. Substantiations
    • 41. Flattery of Kings
    • 42. Discouragement
    • 43. Old Age
    • 44. The Cremation Ground
    • 45. The Hero
    • 46. Inscriptional Panegyrics
    • 47. Mountains
    • 48. Peace
    • 49. Miscellaneous
    • 50. Praise of Poets
  • Appendix: Punning Verses
  • A Note on the Pronounciation of Sanskrit Words
  • References
  • Index of Authors
  • General Index

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