[INDOLOGY] Texts with different topics by one author

Peter Wyzlic pwyzlic at uni-bonn.de
Thu Nov 5 11:18:17 UTC 2015

> Am 05.11.2015 um 11:08 schrieb <hellwig7 at gmx.de> <hellwig7 at gmx.de>:

> I am looking for Sanskrit authors who have written about many (>=3) different topics or in many (>=3) different genres (e.g., poetry, narrative, philosophical, scientific, ...); alternatively for voluminous texts by one author that cover such different topics in separate chapters (i.e., the thematic strata should be easily separable).
> Further requirements:
> 1) Authorship of their works should be consolidated in Indological research.
> 2) Texts should not be too short.
> 3) Texts should not be collections of former works or of citations only, but "really" be written by these authors.
> 4) The older, the better!
> 5) Texts should be edited or - even better - already digitized.
> The first (and actually only) author that came to my mind is Kshemendra. Do you have any other ideas? Any feedback is highly appreciated.

Kalikālasarvajña Hemacandra might be one of those authors.

All the best
Peter Wyzlic

Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaften
Universität Bonn
Regina-Pacis-Weg 7
53113 Bonn

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