WILLIAM G WALL wgw at dnai.com
Mon Apr 14 07:45:35 UTC 1997

In Rupa Gosvami's Vidagdhamaadhava there is a reference to a "ra.ngana"
garland (Act II). This does not appear to be a flower. Etymologically, it
seems to come from "ra.nga" ("play," perhaps sport, but also in the sense
of drama). 

Can anyone shed more light on this garland?



William G Wall, Ph.D.
Institute for Vaisnava Studies
Graduate Theological Union
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