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The Nighantu and the Nirukta

The Nighantu and the Nirukta Book
Author : Lakshman Sarup
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9788120813816
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Nighatus are the glossaries or lists or rare and obscure words occurring in the Vedic hymns. According to Yaska they were collected and classified by the descendants of ancient sages for the easier understanding of the Vedic texts.The Nirukta is a famous work of Yaska. It is the oldest Indian Treatise on Etymology, Philology and Semantics. This being a commentary on the Nighantus collection of obscure words which tradition ascribes also to Yaska, follows the three-fold division of the contents of the Nighantus.

The Nigha u and the Nirukta

The Nigha      u and the Nirukta Book
Author : Yāska
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1921
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The R m ya a of V lm ki An Epic of Ancient India Volume VI

The R  m  ya   a of V  lm  ki  An Epic of Ancient India  Volume VI Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2009-07-06
ISBN : 1400833264
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The sixth book of the Ramayana of Valmiki, the Yuddhakanda, recounts the final dramatic war between the forces of good led by the exiled prince Rama, and the forces of evil commanded by the arch demon Ravana. The hero Rama's primary purpose in the battle is to rescue the abducted princess Sita and destroy the demon king. However, the confrontation also marks the turning point for the divine mission of the Ramavatara, the incarnation of Lord Visnu as a human prince, who will restore righteousness to a world on the brink of chaos. The book ends with the gods' revelation to Rama of his true divine nature, his emotional reunion with his beloved wife, his long-delayed consecration as king of Kosala, and his restoration of a utopian age. The Yuddhakanda contains some of the most extraordinary events and larger-than-life characters to be found anywhere in world literature. This sixth volume in the critical edition and translation of the Valmiki Ramayana includes an extensive introduction, exhaustive notes, and a comprehensive bibliography.

The Nighantu and the Nirukta Vol 1

The Nighantu and the Nirukta  Vol  1 Book
Author : Yāska Yāska
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Release : 2017-10-13
ISBN : 9780265261811
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Excerpt from The Nighantu and the Nirukta, Vol. 1: The Oldest Indian Treatise on Etymology, Philology, and Semantics; Introduction If my labours have borne any fruit, it is simply due to the guidance which I have received in the course of my work, and which it is my very pleasant duty to acknowledge. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Canonical Texts and Scholarly Practices

Canonical Texts and Scholarly Practices Book
Author : Anthony Grafton
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2016-09-30
ISBN : 1107105986
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comparative intercultural study of the techniques applied by scholars throughout the world to deal with problematic texts and artifacts.

Bhartrhari

Bhartrhari Book
Author : Mithilesh Chaturvedi
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
Release : 2009-01-01
ISBN : 8120833996
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume is the outcome of the international seminar on Bhartrhari: Thought, Language and Reality held in New Delhi on 12-14 December 2003 as part of the centenary celebrations of Motilal Banarasidass. In this seminar, scholars from all over the world presented their interpretations of Bhartrhariês philosophy, some of the light of the modern trends in philosophy and linguistics, others in the backdrop of Indian tradition. This volume contains almost all the papers presented at the seminar along with some other papers invited from scholars who could not participate in the seminar to make it comprehensive. The papers discuss the metaphysics of Bhartrhari and his ideas about questions concerned language and reality. Some of the papers compare Bhartrhari with Western Philosophers and linguists like Wittgenstein, Grice, Searle, Humboldt, Chomsky and Goldbert, thus showing his relevance to problems in contemporary philosophy and linguistics. It is clear that after the initial efforts in the fourth to sixth decades of the twentieth century, Bhartrhari studies have now gained a significant momentum.

Indian Semantic Analysis

Indian Semantic Analysis Book
Author : Eivind Kahrs,Kahrs
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9780521631884
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Indian tradition of semantic elucidation known as nirvacana analysis represented a powerful hermeneutic tool in the exegesis and transmission of authoritative scripture. Nevertheless, it has all too frequently been dismissed by modern scholars as anything from folk-etymology to a primitive forerunner of historical linguistics. Eivind Kahrs argues that such views fall short of explaining both its acceptance within the sophisticated grammatical tradition of vyakarana and its effective usage in the processing of Sanskrit texts. He establishes his argument by investigating the learned Sanskrit literature of Saiva Kashmir and explains the nirvacana tradition in the light of a model substitution, used at least since the time of the Upanisads and later refined in the technical literatures of grammar and ritual. According to this model, a substitute (adesa) takes the place (sthana) of the original placeholder (sthanin). On the basis of a searching analysis of Sanskrit texts, the author argues that this sthana place can be interpreted as meaning , the model thereby providing favourable circumstances for reinterpretation and change.

Orientalia Suecana

Orientalia Suecana Book
Author : Erik Gren
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Panini

Panini Book
Author : Georgio R. Cardona
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release : 2019-06-05
ISBN : 3110800101
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hinduism

Hinduism Book
Author : Klaus K. Klostermaier
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-10-01
ISBN : 1780746806
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The history of the Hindu tradition is captured by Kalus K. Klostermaier in this new survey of a rich and ancient religion. This study moves swiftly but thoroughly through the ages, from early emergence of the Vedic tradition to the developments in contemporary Hinduism. Factual information is balanced with discussion of such problematic areas as the true origins of Hinduism and the controversy of the Aryan invasion. Other features include: full coverage of all the major branches within the religion, and their origins; the role of philosophical reflection in the development of Hinduism; the future of Hinduism; a quick-reference chronology, bibliography and extensive glossary. This guide to the development of a major religion should be of interest to those interested in the subject, from gradates to the curious general reader, and can be used as a companion volume to "Hinduism - a short introduction".

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Hinduism

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Hinduism Book
Author : Gavin Flood
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2022-05-23
ISBN : 1119144868
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An accessible and up-to-date survey of scholarly thinking about Hinduism, perfect for courses on Hinduism or world religions The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Hinduism examines the historical trajectories that have led to the modern religion of Hinduism. Covering main themes such as philosophy, practice, society, and science, this comprehensive volume brings together a variety of approaches and perspectives in Hindu Studies to help readers better appreciate the richness, complexity, and diversity of Hinduism. Essays by acknowledged experts in the field present historical accounts of all major traditions, analyze key texts, engage with Hindu theology and philosophy, address contemporary questions of colonialism and identity, and more. Throughout the text, the authors highlight the links, common threads, and issues that reoccur in the history of Hinduism. Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the Companion incorporates the most recent scholarship and reflects the trend away from essentialist understandings of Hinduism. New chapters examine the Goddess tradition, Hindu diaspora, Hinduism and inter-religious comparison, Hindu philosophy, and Indian astronomy, medicine, language, and mathematics. This edition places further emphasis on the importance of region-specific studies in analyzing Hinduism, discusses important theoretical issues, and offers fresh perspectives on current discourse in Hindu society and politics. Provides a thorough overview of major texts, their histories, and the traditions that preserve them Describes the major textual traditions in Sanskrit with examples in different Indian vernacular languages Addresses major issues and contemporary debates about the nature and study of Hinduism Discusses the importance of systematic, rational thinking in Indian sciences, philosophy, and theology Examines key socio-political themes in Hinduism that are of particular relevance to the modern world The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Hinduism, Second Edition is an excellent text for undergraduate courses on Hinduism in Religious Studies and Philosophy departments, and an invaluable resource for scholars and researchers in Hindu Studies.

The Nighantu and the Nirukta Indices and appendices to the Nirukta

The Nighantu and the Nirukta  Indices and appendices to the Nirukta Book
Author : Yāska
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1929
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The History and Principles of Vedic Interpretation

The History and Principles of Vedic Interpretation Book
Author : Ram Gopal
Publisher : Concept Publishing Company
Release : 1983
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Door in the Sky

The Door in the Sky Book
Author : Ananda K. Coomaraswamy
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2020-10-06
ISBN : 0691219338
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877-1947) was a pioneer in Indian art history and in the cultural confrontation of East and West. A scholar in the tradition of the great Indian grammarians and philosophers, an art historian convinced that the ultimate value of art transcends history, and a social thinker influenced by William Morris, Coomaraswamy was a unique figure whose works provide virtually a complete education in themselves. Finding a universal tradition in past cultures ranging from the Hellenic and Christian to the Indian, Islamic, and Chinese, he collated his ideas and symbols of ancient wisdom into the sometimes complex, always rewarding pattern of essays. The Door in the Sky is a collection of the author's writings on myth drawn from his Metaphysics and Traditional Art and Symbolism, both originally published in Bollingen Series. These essays were written while Coomaraswamy was curator in the department of Asiatic Art of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, where he built the first large collection of Indian art in the United States.

Changing Theory

Changing Theory Book
Author : Dilip M Menon
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2022-05-03
ISBN : 1000578453
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is an original, systematic, and radical attempt at decolonizing critical theory. Drawing on linguistic concepts from 16 languages from Asia, Africa, the Arab world, and South America, the essays in the volume explore the entailments of words while discussing their conceptual implications for the humanities and the social sciences everywhere. The essays engage in the work of thinking through words to generate a conceptual vocabulary that will allow for a global conversation on social theory which will be necessarily multilingual. With essays by scholars, across generations, and from a variety of disciplines – history, anthropology, and philosophy to literature and political theory – this book will be essential reading for scholars, researchers, and students of critical theory and the social sciences.

Purana Perennis

Purana Perennis Book
Author : Wendy Doniger
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release : 1993-01-01
ISBN : 9780791413814
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this volume, leading American, European, and Indian scholars including John E. Cort, Friedhelm Hardy, Padmanabh S. Jaini, Laurie L. Patton, A. K. Ramanujan, Velcheru Narayana Rao, and David Shulman discuss the subject of the Puran'as, focusing particularly on the relationship between the "Great Puran'as" of the Sanskrit tradition and the many other sorts of Puran'as. The Puran'as are essentially collections of stories dealing with all aspects of myth, ritual, science, and history, and the authors of these essays are all superb storytellers.

Contribution of Bha a Bh skara Mi ra to Vedic Exegesis

Contribution of Bha      a Bh  skara Mi  ra to Vedic Exegesis Book
Author : Sebastian J. Carri
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1985
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Religious Medicine

Religious Medicine Book
Author : Kenneth G. Zysk
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-10-23
ISBN : 1351493620
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Between East and West

Between East and West Book
Author : R. A. Donkin
Publisher : American Philosophical Society
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780871692481
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Up to & including the Age of Discoveries, the wealth of the East was thought in Europe to consist primarily of spices & aromatics. Cloves, nutmeg, mace, & sandalwood all were thought to come from a few small islands in easternmost Indonesia, which no European reached before 1500. Yet supplies of these luxury products were reaching China, India, western Asia, & the Mediterranean lands more than a thousand years earlier. This study of Moluccan spices opens with their natural history & nomenclature, & the discovery of the Islands by Europeans near the opposing (& controversial) limits of Spanish & Portuguese jurisdiction. Donkin traces the expanding interest & long-distance trade in cloves, nutmeg, & sandalwood, first to India & then to the adjacent Arabo-Persian world. The medieval West & China lay on the margins of diffusion, the former in touch with the Levant, the latter with the trading world of South East Asia.