Question on Jnaneshvari

K. S. Arjunwadkar panini at PN2.VSNL.NET.IN
Sat Mar 27 02:15:46 UTC 1999

At 02:51 PM 3/26/99 -0500, you wrote:
>In the english translation of the Jnaneshvari.  (translated from the
>Marathi by V.G. Pradhan and edited by H.M. Lambert) in chapter 10
>between Jnaneshwars verses 203 and 208 are inserted verses 22 and 23 of
>the Bhagavad Gita (from Radhakrishnan's translation)  but they are in
>the reverse order that they appear in the Bhagavad Gita proper.  This
>makes them agree with Jnaneshwar's verse commentary as written in this
>Could someone possibly tell me. If verses 204 through 208 in this
>translation agree with the Marathi original.  And also in the Marathi
>original are the sanskrit verses from the Bhagavad Gita usually inserted
>and if so is it usual to reverse verses 22 and 23 in chapter 10.
>Thank You
>Harry Spier
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March 27, 1999
In V. K. Rajwade's edition of Jnaneshvari supposed to be linguistically the
oldest, I find that
(i) the order of the Sanskrit verses 22 and 23 is reversed when compared to
the Sanskrit text tradition, and
(ii) Jnaneshvara's Marathi commentary agrees with the reversed order.

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