[INDOLOGY] Dharmasastra quotation on upanayana

Ashok Aklujkar ashok.aklujkar at gmail.com
Tue Jun 11 00:27:32 UTC 2013

I cannot help you with the source (partly for want of time). However two thoughts on what you have cited (this one also lacks a verb): 

1.You should retain daded of the ms., perhaps in the form dadet, although the Paa.niniiyas would not like it. 

2. In the second, pl check if the context allows supplying (adhyaahaara) of a verb like praapnuyaat, aapnuyaat, labheta, or gacchet (dadat as a present participle, masc. nom. sg. is fine). The editor seems to have made(or seems to hae made an attempt to make) the verse conform to Paa.ninian usage. 


Depending on the genre to 
On 2013-06-10, at 2:04 AM, Martin Gansten wrote:

MSS read:

aṣṭavarṣā bhaved gaurī navavarṣā ca rohiṇī gaurī dadyād brahmalokaṃ sāvitraṃ rohiṇī daded iti

-- and the printed version:

aṣṭavarṣā bhaved gaurī navavarṣā ca rohiṇī / gaurīṃ dadad brahmalokaṃ sāvitraṃ rohiṇīṃ dadat // iti

If anyone should happen to recognize the second half-verse (which is obviously a finite verb short), please do let me know.

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