Prapa;ncah.rdaya

Arlo Griffiths arlo.griffiths at LET.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Thu Mar 22 07:30:04 EDT 2007


Johannes Bronkhorst's soon forthcoming book on Greater Magadha  
contains a few remarks about possible provenance and date of the PH  
(traceable via the index).

Best wishes,

Arlo

On Mar 22, 2007, at 9:48 AM, Christophe Vielle wrote:

> Maybe T. Ganapati Sastri proposes some dating for the  
> Prapañcah.rdaya in his edition (TSS no. 45). I once noted that  
> Winternitz in his Catalogue of South Indian Sanskrit Manuscripts in  
> the RAS (Wish no. 107) describes it as «an admirable cyclopaedia of  
> modern works of science».
> With best wishes,
> Christophe
>
>> Dear Arlo, I have here a work published by the Ram Lal Kapoor  
>> Trust, Balagarh, Sonipat, Haryana, in 1979, edited with a Hindi  
>> translation by Vijay Pal: VenkaTa-MAdhavIyA RgvedAnukramaNI.  The  
>> verse alluded to is 8.13: aitareyakam asmAkaM paippalAdam  
>> atharvaNAm | tRtIyaM tittiriproktaM jAnan vRddha ihocyate || I do  
>> not have the PrapancahRdayam.  Regards, George
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Arlo Griffiths <arlo.griffiths at LET.LEIDENUNIV.NL>
>>> Sent: Mar 21, 2007 11:49 AM
>>> To: INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk
>>> Subject: .Rgvedabhaa.syaanukrama.nii?
>>>
>>> On p. 24 of D.M. Bhattacharyya's posthumously published Kaushik  
>>> Lectures (The Fundamental Themes of the Atharvaveda, Poona 1968),  
>>> I read:
>>>
>>> "In his .Rgvedabhaa.syaanukrama.nii (8.1) Ve:nka.ta Maadhava  
>>> speaks of a Paippalaada Sa.mhitaa of 20 Kaa.n.das and a  
>>> Braahma.na work: aitareyam asmaakam paippalaadakam atharva.naam.  
>>> The Prapa;ncah.rdaya states that the Braahma.na was in eight  
>>> chapters: tadbraahma.nam adhyaayaa.s.takam"."
>>>
>>> I cannot find a text called .Rgvedabhaa.syaanukrama.nii, but fear  
>>> I am making a stupid mistake. Can anybody enlighten me, and  
>>> provide me with a reference to an edition? Does anybody have any  
>>> idea about the chronological relationship (and any other possible  
>>> relationship) between Ve:nka.ta Maadhava and the  
>>> Prapa;ncah.rdaya? Could either have copied information from the  
>>> other?
>>>
>>> Many thanks in advance for any help this regard.
>>>
>>> Arlo Griffiths
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>>> 2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands
>>>
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>

Arlo Griffiths
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