Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at UMICH.EDU
Mon Mar 27 15:38:56 UTC 2000

These two Rajvades were brothers.  I have works of both of them and will
dig up the dates.
                                Madhav Deshpande

On Mon, 27 Mar 2000, Klaus Karttunen wrote:

> on 12th March Harry Spier asked about emendations proposed by V. K. Rajvade
> to the Rigveda. In am not a Vedicist enough to answer this, but he also
> added a second question:
> "Would this be the same V, K, Rajvade who discovered the Jnaneshwari
> manuscript?"
> While I do not know the answer, I can at least surmise it:
> The Vedic scholar was probably Vaijanath Kashinath Rajvade, who also wrote
> the study Words in the Rigveda, Poona 1932. The Marathi scholar seems to be
> Visvanatha Kashinath Rajvade (1860-1944). Igf somebody knows more (or more
> correctly), for instance the dates of birth and death of the first, I would
> appreciate.
> Regards
> Klaus
> Klaus Karttunen
> Institute for Asian and African Studies
> Box 59, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
> tel. +358-9-191-22224, fax. +358-9-191-22094

More information about the INDOLOGY mailing list