Patrick Olivelle jpo at UTS.CC.UTEXAS.EDU
Thu Dec 30 15:21:06 UTC 2010

New Year greetings to all!

Can anyone throw light on "mahākaccha" -- it is some kind of divinity, and M-W gives "Varuṇa" as one meaning, possibly because of the association with water. The term occurs several times in the Arthaśāstra (3.16.38; 4.3.12, 15). Thanks.

Patrick Olivelle

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