query (kiSore baDavA yathA in MBh)

Gruenendahl, Reinhold gruenen at SUB.UNI-GOETTINGEN.DE
Fri Feb 29 08:45:04 UTC 2008

Richard Mahoney wrote:

On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 15:54, Maheswaran Nair wrote:
> Dear List members,
> Please help me locate this in the Mahabharata:
> kiSore baDavA yathA

For what its worth a quick search of the IeB Philologica version
<http://philologica.indica-et-buddhica.org/> ) of the Mahabharata and
Ramaya?a turned up the following:


 04,003.003d*0072_001 nadu??as ca bhavi?yanti kisora va?ava api

 04,003.003d*0074_001 na ma? paribhavi?yanti kisora va?avas tatha



What is advertised here as "the IeB Philologica version" comes remarkably
close to the GRETIL version launched in 2003:


In fact, I consider it identical, unless Richard Mahoney can point to an
independent source of this version integrating constituted text, star
passages and appendices, with exactly the same references. So the lines in
question could have been found there, too, without registration and

[Unfortunately, the above version is not identical with the "Mahabharata
online" by Hans Ruelius, also on GRETIL. An update is long overdue, and
perhaps it would be better to shut this service down until it finally


Reinhold Grünendahl

P.S. I haven't registered for "IeB Philologica" so far, but Richard Mahoney's
hint has aroused my curiosity.




Dr. Reinhold Gruenendahl
Niedersaechsische Staats- und Universitaetsbibliothek
Fachreferat sued- und suedostasiatische Philologien
(Dept. of Indology)

37070 Göttingen, Germany
Tel (+49) (0)5 51 / 39 52 83
Fax (+49) (0)5 51 / 39 23 61
gruenen at mail.sub.uni-goettingen.de

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