Sanjay Kumar sanjay.kumar at MAIL.MCGILL.CA
Thu Nov 16 12:47:18 UTC 2006

shri-McComas-mahodayaah, adho-nirdiSTau nibandhau roceyaataam:
Of Sudras, Sutas, and Slokas: Why is the Mahabharata Preeminently in the Anustubh Metre? 

Journal                        Indo-Iranian Journal <> 

Publisher                    Springer Netherlands

Issue                           Volume 43, Number 3 / September, 2000 <> 

Pages                         225-278


The Vahivanca Barots of Gujarat: A Caste of Genealogists and Mythographers 

A. M. Shah; R. G. Shroff 

The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 71, No. 281, Traditional India: Structure and Change. (Jul. - Sep., 1958), pp. 246-276. 


Sanjay Kumar

Faculty of Religious Studies

McGill University, Montreal, Canada


From: Indology on behalf of McComas Taylor
Sent: Thu 16/11/2006 12:16 AM
Subject: sUta

priyiANi mitrANI
api kazcit sUta iti padasya visaye zodhkaryaM kRtavAn

I wonder if any of you good folk can help me find some information on
the word 'sUta', sometimes translated as 'bard'? I don't have access to
Rocher's book on the Puranas at the moment. There does not seem to be
anything on JSTOR or BAS.

With thanks in advance.


Dr McComas Taylor
Head, South Asia Centre
Faculty of Asian Studies
The Australian National University

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