Re: [INDOLOGY] Articles on history and use of śrī as title of respect

Harry Spier hspier.muktabodha at
Mon Apr 13 23:07:51 UTC 2015

Thank you Madhav for this.  I don't have access to a major library for the
next few months so if you could find and send me this article it would be
greatly appreciated.

And thank you Palaniappan for the prakrit information.

Harry Spier

On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 4:59 PM, Madhav Deshpande <mmdesh at> wrote:

> Hello Harry,
>      Here is the bibliographic reference to one of my old articles:
> 1993. "Inscriptional Evidence for Honorific Śrī in Indo-Aryan."  In *Perspectives
> in Indian Aesthetics and Literature, Essays in Honour of the Late Prof. Dr.
> G. K. Bhat, *edited by Saroj Deshpande and Maneesha Dikshit.  Pp.
> 254-278.  Pune, India: Dastane Ramchandra & Co.
>     I don't have a ready pdf of this publication, but if you don't have
> access to this  book, I can hunt for my copy of it.
> Madhav Deshpande
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 4:45 PM, Harry Spier <hspier.muktabodha at>
> wrote:
>> Can any list members give me the bibliographic information of any
>> indological articles on the history and use of "śrī" as a honorific or
>> title of respect. Or better yet send me a pdf of any such articles.
>> Many thanks,
>> Harry Spier
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