[INDOLOGY] Date of Candranandana

Roland Steiner steiner at staff.uni-marburg.de
Mon Oct 14 05:31:11 EDT 2019


Dear Andrey,

> it appears the easiest, perhaps, to go  with Snar-Thang’s (and  
> Peking’s) “sgrib byed”

Certainly the solution.



> to assume an intermediate step — that is, Sthagana, [...] I think  
> *śrīmatthakkana- is more likely than *śrīmatsthagana-

In my view, it is not necessary to assume that sthagana was actually  
in a manuscript (if that is your assumption). It is sufficient that  
thakkana was traced back etymologically to Sanskrit sthagana.

Best,
Roland






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