handbooks on Falconry

Christophe Vielle vielle at ORI.UCL.AC.BE
Mon Jul 5 13:29:24 UTC 2004

Dear Greg,
Have you looked at the 12th century Maanasollaasa: without having myself
checked, I suppose it deals somewhere with royal hunting. Falconry could be
thus described.
Best wishes,

>Dear List,
>In my ongoing attempts to date the Ga.nezapuraa.na I am focussing in part on
>the Pa.ncadevataa concept which occurs everywhere in the second book.  I
>would appreciate any references to secondary sources on this and any hints
>as to its earliest occurrence in Sanskrit literature.
>In addition, does anybody know of Handbooks on Falconry in Sanskrit as a
>reference is made to such in the GnP.  I would assume this would have been a
>Mughal preoccupation.
>Thanks in advance,
>Greg Bailey

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