Translations of Gitagovinda

Luis Gonzalez-Reimann reimann at
Wed Jun 25 17:12:35 UTC 1997

Dear Jakub,

Here's one:

Siegel, Lee. 1978. Sacred and Profane Dimensions of Love in Indian
Traditions As Exemplified in the GÌtagovinda of Jayadeva. Delhi: Oxford
University Press.

Luis Gonzalez-Reimann
University of California, Berkeley

At 02:46 PM 6/25/97 BST, you wrote:
>In the course of my own reading of Jayadeva's Gitagovinda I found it very
>interesting to follow translations (I have Keyt's, Miller's, Gurudas
>Mukhopadhyay's - which is rather indebted to the two earlier ones;
>ofcourse I know of William Jones' one) how they often depart from the
>original, leaving out unclear passages or just saying something else. I
>sort of got the wish to collect as many translations of this work as
>possible into English and would be interested to know about translations
>into other non-Indian languages as well.   Any reference much welcome.
>    Thanks
>Jakub Cejka
>jakub at     till July 10
>(My new e-mail address will be known in September. 
>Meanwhile if necessary, contact my friend had at

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