Jan Brzezinski jagat at polyinter.com
Tue Apr 15 14:43:05 UTC 1997

At 18:00 97-04-14 BST, you wrote:
>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?

What's wrong with 'dancing, merry-making' from ra.ng (Dhaatup. iv.33) 'to
move to and fro'?
Jan K. Brzezinski, Ph.D.
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