Sanskrit Studies ...
Sanskrit Studies Vol. 3, Samvat 2069-70 (CE 2013-14)by: Shashi Prabha Kumar
This book, the third volume in the Sanskrit Studies Series of JNU, addresses varied topics of Sanskrit studies such as the Theory of Oral Composition of Veda, Hermeneutics of the Upanisads, Concept of Dharma, Aesthetic Universe of Natyasastra, the Cultural Geography of Kalidasa, Sanskrit Commentary, Archaeoastronomy, Universal Premise in Early Nyaya, among others.
Year Of Publication: 2014
Pages : xiv, 286p.
Bibliographic Details : index
Language : English
Binding : Hardcover
Publisher: D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
This anthology (2013-14) is the third volume of the Sanskrit Studies, a serial publication from the Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). The first volume of the series was published in 2004-05, and the second in 2006-07. JNU is committed to bring out this serial publication, though with some interval.
This Sanskrit Studies series is set to focus on a vast range of Sanskrit language and literature, grammar and historical linguistics, sources of history and systems of philosophy, principles of poetics and details of dramaturgy, lexicography, and so on. It also aims to bring forth the vision of Vedic texts and the varieties of Vedic traditions, Buddhist canons, Pali texts, different versions of Prakrt language and the emerging field of computational linguistics, thus adopting a multi-disciplinary approach.
This volume too deliberates on varied topics of Sanskrit studies and discusses the theory of Oral Ccomposition of Veda, the Yajusha Hautra Dispute, Hermeneutics of the Upanisads, Concept of Dharma, Aesthetic Universe of Natyasastra, the Cultural Geography of Kalidasa, Sanskrit Commentary, Archaeoastronomy, Universal Premise in Early Nyaya, Sanskrit and Tamil Interrelation, among others.
The fifteen articles presented in this volume represent the richness and rigour of Sanskrit studies in contemporary times across the globe. It should interest all those who are in Sanskrit studies researchers, teachers, students and scholars alike.
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1. The Theory of Oral Composition and the Veda
2. The Yajusa Hautra Dispute in Early Modern Maharashtra
Madhav M. Deshpande
3. Hermeneutics of the Upanishads
4. Dharma : An Integrating Factor of Consciousness and Science
5. Aesthetic Universe of Bharatas Natyashastra
6. Narrating the Nation : Kalidasas Cultural Geography of India
7. History and Background of the Sanskrit Commentary-tradition
Uma C. Vaidya
8. Archaeoastronomy in India
9. Universal Premise in Early Nyaya
Kisor K. Chakrabarti
10. Gangesha on Showing Inference Failure
Stephen H. Phillips
11. Gangesha on the Meaning of Verbal Suffixes
12. On the Concept of Ayutasiddha in the Definition of Inherence
13. Mantric Effect, Effervescent Devatas, Noetic Supplications and Apurva in the Mimamsa
14. Translation as the Cultural Space of Tibetan
15. Sanskrit and Tamil Interrelation