Cok.sa, Cauk.sa

Harry Falk falk at ZEDAT.FU-BERLIN.DE
Tue Oct 16 10:34:39 EDT 2001


there might be a relationship with the title/place derivative (?)
cukhsa as it appears on the Taxila copper plate (Konow CII 2,1:28)
and on the Taxila silver vase of Jihonika (Konow: 82).
harry falk

somadeva vasudeva schrieb:
>
> Dear list-members,
>
> I am hoping someone might be able to explain the exact identity of the Cok.sas/Cauk.sas.
>
> The existence of "aaryacok.sas" is attested already in  the copper-plate Grant of Bhulu.n.da III, year 50 (of Gupta era) in the list: paa"supataa aaryacok.saa.h devaprasaadakaa"s ca gandhaduupabalicarusatropayogaadi.suupayojamaanaas...
>
> The  Abhinavabhaaratii  (GOS) vol.\ 2, 17.38 states that they are Ekaayanas of the Bhaagavata faith:  bhaagavatavi"se.saa ye ekaayana[aa] iti prasiddhaa.h, but   Bhagavadutpala ad B.rhatsa.mhitaa 86.43ab states that they are rogues: cok.saa du.s.taa iti prasiddhaa.h. Are these different groups of Cok.sas?
>
> Somadeva Vasudeva
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